James Dondero is a global investor and leader at Highland Capital Management. He is also the Managing Director of Oaktree Capital Management (NYSE: OAK) and Co-Head of Oaktree Credit Opportunities. Oaktree Capital Management (a global investment firm) manages $96.6 billion in assets and is one of the world’s leading institutional credit investors. They are committed to building on Oaktree’s history of providing clients with flexible investment solutions across a broad array of risk-return disciplines.
A respected analyst, James Dondero, was interviewed by such financial publications as Bloomberg, the Wall Street Journal, and Reuters. He has given interviews on Bloomberg TV and was the sole financial advisor to Kim Kardashian on her $4 million credit line. He also has appeared on “60 Minutes”, where he discussed the “Kim Kardashian effect.”
What has James Dondero done? For the past 20+ years, Jim Dondero has been an investor, portfolio manager, co-investor, and lender. He has also been a top-performing portfolio manager for over ten years. At his current firm, he has successfully syndicated over $2 billion in structured debt. He’s raising his firm where he is targeting capital from a number of investors.
James Dondero is currently seeking an unprecedented amount of capital – $250M in a private placement. This means Mr. Dondero is sharing the idea and asking various investors to put resources in his firm. Mr. Dondero uses the money raised to raise a new generation of quality, underwriter-managed debt vehicles.
James Dondero is the founder and executive director of the “James Dondero Foundation”, an organization dedicated to bettering the lives of children. He’s also a consultant with Accredited Investors Advisor and a member of the American Association of Individual Investors (AAII).
In 2015, James Dondero wrote a column for Seeking Alpha. His articles include the advice that he provides during interviews. Jim has vast experience after working with various organizations before co-founding his firm. He’s the former portfolio manager of Yacktman Asset Management, one of the largest mutual funds based in Texas. See this page for additional information.
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