Highland Capital Management, a highly successful financial advisory company, is supporting the George W. Bush Presidential Center. Highland’s current support comes in the way of a $10 million endowment which will help sustain a series of public programs. An early supporter of the Center, Highland has helped the entity become what it is today. Highland will sponsor a series of programs entitled “Engage at the Bush Center.” The series will sponsor news makes, leaders and authors to the Center for lectures and discussion throughout the year. The recent endowment by Highland is an investment in the Center’s future and to continue to bring national programs to the Center. Read this article at investopedia.com.
The Bush Center, which opened in 2013, is located in Dallas, Texas and Highland Capital is one of the Founding Benefactors of the Center. Highland is proud of the impact to the community the Bush Center continues to make and to be part of the long term vision of the Center. One of the programs Highland will sponsor is the “Highland Capital Lecture.”
James Dondero, co-founder of Highland Capital Management, will join the Center’s Executive Advisory Council and work with Center Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Kenneth Hersh. The addition of Dondero to the Executive Advisory Council will further bolster Highlands’s commitment to the Center and the events it sponsors. The first event sponsored by Highland is a two part program regarding Judge Antonin Scalia’s speeches. The program is based on a book of the Judge’s favorite speeches.
The Engage programs at the Bush Center has attracted sellout crowds and become a mainstay for the Center since 2015. Programs have included such notables as Dr. Condoleeza Rice, the Bush children Jenna Bush Hagar and Barbara Bush, NSA Director General Michael Hayden and Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels. Other programs include Portraits of Courage, which feature the paintings of President Bush post-911 Veterans.
Highland Capital Management, LP is a worldwide alternative investment manager. The company was co-founded in 1993 by James Dondero and Mark Okada. The offerings at Highland include CLO’s (collateralized loan obligations), ETF’s and mutual funds, hedge funds, distressed and special situations private equity and separate accounts. The company maintains its headquarters in Dallas, Texas and has grown worldwide too include offices in New York, as well as, Seoul, Singapore, Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires. The company also maintains a very diverse client base and includes financial institutions, high net worth individuals, public pension funds, corporations, endowments and foundations. Visit hcp.com to know more.