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December 10, 2019 in In The News

Pensions & Investments | Highland Capital Management Wins Best Places to Work in Money Management Award

Highland Capital Management made the list of Pension & Investments' 2019 Best Places to Work in Money Management. The platform was recognized for its office environment, workplace culture, and popular…
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October 10, 2019 in In The News

CNBC | FA 100: CNBC ranks the top-rated financial advisory firms of 2019

Highland Capital Management was named to the CNBC Financial Advisor 100 list. The CNBC FA 100 celebrates the advisory firms that top the list when it comes to offering a comprehensive planning…
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August 1, 2019 in In The News

Bloomberg | Negative-Yielding Debt Hits Record $14 Trillion as Fed Cuts

On the day Jerome Powell attempted to moderate market expectations for further easing, the world’s stockpile of negative-yielding bonds notched another remarkable record. The Federal Reserve’s rate cut helped swell the total…
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August 1, 2019 in In The News, Videos

Bloomberg Daybreak Americas | Fed Pivot to Rate Cuts Changes Investment Mindset, Okada Says

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May 24, 2019 in In The News

Dallas Business Journal | Roundup for this week’s deals and dollars

NexPoint Advisors, a retail arm of Dallas-based Highland Capital Management, has completed a rights offering for the NexPoint Strategic Opportunities Fund (NYSE: NHF), according to a news release. The closed-end…
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May 8, 2019 in In The News

FundFire | Healthcare, Emerging Markets Most in Demand for Hedge Investors

Highland Capital Management's Nate Burns, managing director and healthcare portfolio manager, comments on the investor demand for healthcare strategies in an article from FundFire. Hedge fund investors are turning their…
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May 6, 2019 in In The News, Other

Ignites | Highland Capital Names New Co-CIO

Highland Capital Management recently named Joe Sowin co–chief investment officer, overseeing investment activities for the firm’s alternative investment platform. Sowin is based at the firm’s Dallas headquarters and previously served as…
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April 30, 2019 in In The News, Other

Pensions & Investments | Highland Capital names new co-CIO

Joseph Sowin was promoted to co-chief investment officer of alternative credit manager Highland Capital Management, company spokeswoman Lucy Bannon confirmed in an email. He replaces Trey Parker, who moved to running…
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April 2, 2019 in In The News, Other

Reuters | Fed’s dovish turn sends ripples through US leveraged loan demand

The US Federal Reserve’s decision to hold off on any further interest rate rises for the remainder of the year has sent retail investors fleeing leveraged loans, which are attractive…
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April 1, 2019 in In The News

D Magazine (D CEO) | Cityplace Tower – Best Commercial Property Sale

Colliers International engineered an under-the-radar sale of the 1.35 million-square-foot Cityplace Tower in Dallas, representing both the buyer, Highland Capital Management, and the seller, a joint-venture partnership between Parmenter and…
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March 7, 2019 in In The News, Videos

Bloomberg Daybreak Americas | Highland’s Mark Okada on ECB Guidance and Market Activity

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSz27y6JzMo&t=12s
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March 7, 2019 in In The News, Videos

Bloomberg Daybreak Americas | Highland’s Mark Okada on AB Inbev Cut at RBC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_DdLjsSDlI&t=3s
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February 16, 2019 in In The News

Focus Daily News | Calling All LEGO Fans The Art Of The Brick Perot Museum

“The Art of the Brick” traveling exhibition – using millions of LEGO® bricks to recreate artistic masterpieces –makes its Texas debut at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science Feb.…
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December 28, 2018 in In The News

Dallas Zoo News | Dallas Zoo’s Admission Drops to $8 During Penguin Days Presented by Highland Capital Management

As the temperature drops in the New Year, so does the price of admission at the Dallas Zoo. From Jan. 2 to Feb. 28, guests can visit Texas’s oldest and largest…
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December 11, 2018 in In The News

Barron’s | Tired of Stock Market Volatility? It’s Been a Good Year to Bet on Mergers.

It’s been a choppy year for investors. The stock market has seen multiple rounds of volatility, with the S&P 500 down 1.3% year to date. Bonds haven’t been a shelter. The Bloomberg…
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December 10, 2018 in In The News, Pinned

Pensions & Investments | Highland Capital Management: 2018 Best Places to Work in Money Management

Highland Capital Management won a Best Places to Work in Money Management award, recognized in the category of money managers with 100 to 499 employees. Popular perks: Provides a health…
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November 29, 2018 in In The News

Reuters | U.S. Loans Struggle to Clear Volatile Primary Market

Some US leveraged loans are struggling to clear the market after volatility in global equities pulled secondary loan prices lower and prompted a correction that has stranded opportunistic deals in…
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October 30, 2018 in In The News

Bloomberg | Here’s What Hedge Funds Pitched at Sohn San Francisco

Marvell Technology Group Ltd., The New York Times Co. and Farfetch Ltd. were among companies pitched at the Sohn San Francisco investment conference on Monday. Here’s a rundown… …Highland Capital…
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October 30, 2018 in In The News, Pinned

CNBC | Here Are the Stock Picks from the Rising Hedge Fund Stars at Sohn

A slew of Wall Street’s top hedge funds managers offered insights into their latest bets on Monday at the annual Sohn San Francisco Investment Conference. The conference is best known…
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October 8, 2018 in In The News

Modern Counsel | Highland Capital Management’s Lauren Thedford Is a True Team Player

Lauren Thedford works with, not against, executives and managers at Highland Capital Management to give sound legal advice Tasked with making sure companies comply with laws and regulations, corporate legal…
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September 7, 2018 in In The News

Japanese American National Museum News | Japanese American National Museum Announces Additions to Board of Trustees and Governors

The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) has named Mark Okada to its Board of Trustees and Kazuo “Kaz” Koshi and W.D. “Denny” Minami to its Board of Governors. Trustees serve…
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August 17, 2018 in In The News

Dallas Business Journal | Dallas’ Cityplace Tower Sells, Buyer Highland Capital Management Plans Improvements

Investment firm Highland Capital Management has purchased Dallas’ tallest building outside of downtown. Paramenter Realty Partners sold Cityplace Tower to Highland for an undisclosed amount. Dallas-based Highland now plans to…
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August 14, 2018 in In The News

Bloomberg | Investors Pile Into Health to Shield Holdings From Trade War

Equity investors are flocking to health care in the wake of escalating geopolitical tensions and a waning appetite for technology stocks. The S&P 500 Health Care Index is the best-performing…
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August 10, 2018 in In The News

MySweetCharity | Highland Capital Management’s James Dondero Named 2018 ReuNight Honorary Chair

2018 ReuNight Co-Chairs Joyce Goss and Kenny Goss continue adding to the annual Family Place fundraiser. As if holding the feasting and toasting wasn’t enough being held at Bobby Haas’ Haas Moto Museum And Sculpture Gallery on Thursday,…
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August 5, 2018 in In The News

Wall Street Journal | How Investors Can Cash In on the M&A Boom

As 2018 looks to be a big one for mergers and acquisitions, individual investors have more ways than ever to bet on the boom—thanks to a handful of mutual funds…
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July 26, 2018 in In The News

ETF Trends | A Senior Loan ETF Focusing on Liquidity

Senior loans and the related ETFs can help fixed income weather storms created by rising interest rates while maintaining a solid income profile, but there are some liquidity concerns that…
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July 16, 2018 in In The News, Videos

Nasdaq TradeTalks | Highland’s Taylor Ridgely Discussed the Loan Market and Highland’s Senior Loan ETF $SNLN

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June 29, 2018 in In The News, Videos

Bloomberg Real Yield | What to Make of Yield Curve Flatness

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June 29, 2018 in In The News, Videos

Bloomberg Real Yield | Will Weakness in Emerging Markets Continue?

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June 29, 2018 in In The News, Videos

Bloomberg Real Yield | Leveraged Loans vs. High Yield in 2H18

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June 29, 2018 in In The News, Videos

Bloomberg Real Yield | Issuance Dynamic in High Yield

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June 29, 2018 in In The News, Pinned, Videos

Bloomberg Real Yield | Highland’s Okada Likes Leveraged Loans Over Junk Bonds This Year

 Some investors are being driven to leveraged loans as the floating rate, secured assets are seen as a form of protection amid market volatility. The benchmark S&P/LSTA Leveraged Loan…
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June 21, 2018 in In The News

Park Cities People | The Dinosaurs Have Arrived

There’s something about dinosaurs that ignite my inner child. The minute the doors to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s newest exhibit, Ultimate Dinosaurs, slid open my neurons began to fire…
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June 14, 2018 in In The News, Videos

Bloomberg “Daybreak: Americas” | Interest Rate Risk and Liquidity Driving Corporate Credit Market Dynamics

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June 14, 2018 in In The News, Videos

Bloomberg “Daybreak: Americas” | Global Monetary Policy Outlook Following the Fed and ECB’s June Meetings

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June 14, 2018 in In The News, Videos

Bloomberg “Daybreak: Americas” | ECB Swamped European Bond Market With Liquidity, Says Okada

 Mark Okada, chief investment officer and co-founder at Highland Capital, discusses the European Central Bank's interest rate decision and announcement that it will halt net asset purchases by the…
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May 15, 2018 in In The News

Yahoo Finance | What this year’s top fund managers are doing to smoke the competition

As big names like Facebook, Alphabet and General Electric have floundered, less popular names like Mulesoft (MULE), Vericel (VCEL) and Axon Enterprise (AAXN) have powered the year’s best performing funds. After a…
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May 11, 2018 in In The News

Reuters | New interval funds offer alternative investments to retail investors

US credit managers are raising new interval funds which give retail investors access to alternative assets that can offer better returns than more traditional mutual fund holdings. Managers including OppenheimerFunds…
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May 3, 2018 in In The News, Videos

Bloomberg “Daybreak: Americas” | Highland’s Macro View: Inflation, Rates, and the Handoff from Monetary to Fiscal Policy

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May 3, 2018 in In The News, Videos

Bloomberg “Daybreak: Americas” | Mark Okada Discusses Defensive Strategies for Late-Stage Markets

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