What’s the deal with Highland Capital and its rise on Health-Care stocks

Founded in 1993 by James Dondero and Mark Okada,Highland is one of the largest and most enabled global alternative credit and equity management in the industry.Highland Capital has been exceeding its alternative investment solutions for over 20 years with a diversified client base which includes high net-worth individuals to corporations and financial institutions.The firm is located and headquartered in Dallas,Texas and has offices in New York, São Paulo,Singapore, and Seoul.

Highland Capital Management Korea Ltd., an affiliate of Dallas Highland Capital has made $147 million in total capital commitments.As the source and solid investor of the fund, South Korea’s National Pension Service(NPS) is valued at approximately KRW 565 trillion ($499.8 billion) while the Soveriegn Wealth Fund Institute reports their value to be $465.13 billion.This is Highland Capital Management first venture into healthcare-oriented private equity fund in Asia.

Michael Gregory who is chief investment officer of Highland Alternative Investors helped Highland Small Cap Equity Fund to almost triple the return of the S&P500 Index last year, now says the out-of-favor health care sector could have a “tremendous rebound” in 2017.Highland helped it make its pipeline investments lucrative in 2016,when oil prices bottomed.The investments yielded a return,which in turn helped the healthcare investment initiative of Highland Capital towards Asia.Now Highland can invest in healthcare stocks to expand its portfolio as the premier provider of new and forthcoming medicines in the market today. As Highland Capital continues to grow with each passing year and it’s investments, there is no exception that Highland Capital has garnered the healthcare industry.

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