James Dondero co-founded Highland Capital Management with Mark Okada more than 20 years ago. Today, Highland Capital Management offers a broad range of products for both retail and institutional investors. Jim Dondero and the management team are committed to delivering alpha through unique products while protecting investors’ capital.
Risk management and capital preservation play a critical role in developing James Dondero’s alternative equity strategies. Varying degrees of risk categorization are assigned to capital and include diverse analysis of market environments and macroeconomic data.
Jim Dondero’s long/short equity strategies from Highland typically run with net long bias—creating lower risk characteristics while retaining much of the gains from an equity market uptrend. In general, these funds typically carry a low beta equity investment.
HFM Award nominees and winners are determined by a panel of senior level industry representatives along with members of HFMWeek and other industry experts. The results are based on a combination of quantitive and qualititative information including account volatility, risk management and track record over the course of the prior year.
WSJ CATEGORY KING
Source: WSJ.com for the Mixed-Asset Target Allocation Moderate category among 533 funds for the one year period as of 12/31/2013. The Wall Street Journal category king awards top-performing funds in each category ranked by year-to-date total returns (changes in net asset values and reinvested distributions).