He is known to be a robust individual who is opinionated in terms of setting standards in a professional manner. James Dondero is the Co-Founder and President of Highland Capital Management (HCM) on nexbank.com. He is currently residing in Dallas, Texas. He is gifted with having over 30 years of experience in the equity and credit markets. As a market analyst, he focused mainly on high yield and distressed investing. The organization began in 1993 with the pioneering move to be the leader in development in the Collateralized Loan Obligation. The organization offered oriented solutions for real investors and institutional entities to offer product offerings that include separate accounts, hedge funds, private equity funds, ETFs, and REITs.
As such, the organization mainly targeted large corporates with the aim of making sure that product initiatives relevant to institutional success are achieved. As the chief investment officer, his duty incorporated supporting initiatives in education, veteran affairs, and public policy. The individual, Mr. Dondero is known to be philanthropic, dedicated and with different perspectives on different issues but very eloquent when handling any issues that may arise. The individual Mr. Dondero operates under numerous subtitles. For instance, he operated as a Corporate Bond Analyst and Portfolio Manager at American Express.
The year 1984 saw him begin his career having graduated from the University of Virginia. He graduated with the highest honors and continued his illustrious education in the McIntire School of Commerce with dual majors in Accounting and Finance. He worked in several accounting firms where he became a Certified Management Accountant. He also earned the right of use vis-à-vis Chartered Financial Analyst designation forms. Mr. Dondero earned his rights to the name entrepreneur as he established several ventures with worthy partners. For example, he co-founded Highland Capital Management with Mark Okada in 1993. His portfolio spans from mortgage-backed securities, emerging market knowledge, common and preferred stocks and management experience, especially during investments.
Through the alliances, several organizations came to life like the NexPoint Residential Trust. The organization known as NexPoint is a publicly traded REIT with its shares listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NXRT. The trust was mainly established with a primary focus on acquiring, owning and operating under multifamily properties with a ‘value-add’ potential in large cities. The target audience was the middle-income families to the rich & wealthy in Southeastern and Southwestern United States. The advisors of the NexPoint organization include NexPoint Real Estate Advisors. Board advising NexPoint operates under the wise leadership of Mr. Dondero. The knowledge gathered by Mr. Dondero over the years allows him earn prestigious job positions like working in a bank. He managed to work in several banks like nexbank where he was on the board of directors. He advised the banks on the different issues that may arise. The financial markets occasionally rose and fell depending on the value of stocks. For example, shares selling at a low price most likely sell more and shares selling at a high price will most likely sell less. As such, it was vital to have an individual that comprehended the infrequent trends in share prices.