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Distressed and Special Situations Strategy

Highland’s private equity team invests in the debt and equity of distressed middle market companies, complicated carve-outs and other operationally challenged special situations. We employ one of the most robust in-house operating teams in the industry. Our in-house operators work closely with portfolio company management teams to execute a turnaround and then seek growth opportunities. We have a proven track-record of investing in middle market healthcare services, industrials and media and telecommunications companies.

Investment Criteria

Target Industries
  • Healthcare Services
  • Industrials
  • Media and Telecom
Company Characteristics
  • Revenue of $50 to $500 million
  • Headquartered in the U.S.
Investment Characteristics
  • Control positions or path to control
  • Equity or distressed debt
  • Willing to consider purchase of business operating in bankruptcy or sponsoring a plan of reorganization in Chapter 11 bankruptcy or through a Section 363 sale

For more information on Highland’s distressed and special situations business, please contact InvestorRelations@highlandcapital.com.