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.

Our in-house operators work closely with portfolio company management teams to execute a turnaround, positioning the company for 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

Contact Us / Learn More

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