Highland Capital healthcare fund with South Korea NPS

Highland Capital Management, L.P. is a leading credit management company. The company has its headquarters in Dallas, Texas. Highland Capital Management is registered by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as an investment adviser. Together with its affiliates, they control assets worth approximately $13.7 billion. All this property is under their management. Highland Capital Management, L.P. is one of the biggest and highly experienced credit managers in the whole world. Highland Capital Management, L.P. offer credit strategies that include; credit hedge funds, distressed and special situations private equity, long-only funds and separate accounts and collateralized loan obligations (CLOs). Apart from that, Highland Capital Management, have services for alternative investments such as natural resources, long/short equities, and emerging markets.

Highland Capital Management, L.P. client base is comprised of clients from a wide variety of sectors. They include; foundations, corporations, public pension plans, endowments, financial institutions, high income earning individuals, governments among many more. Highland Capital Management, L.P. is a global company with presence in a number of continents, either directly or through its affiliates. They have other offices in Sao Paulo, New York, Seoul, and Singapore. This shows that their client base is so wide due to its presence in the Asia continent.

Highland Capital Management Korea Ltd is one of its affiliates in Asia. They have offices in Seoul, South Korea. The company has made huge investments in the healthcare sector by launching a private equity fund of $147 million. The healthcare fund is spearheaded by South Korea’s National Pension Service (NPS) as the investor. The company started its operations in 1988. The main aim for the investors in this NPS Korea fund in partnership with Highland Capital is to improve the healthcare system even as they focus on the investment returns. Investor’s objectives include strategically position in investment opportunities so that they can penetrate other markets in China. This investment fund is the first of its kind for the Highland Capital. It has never invested in the healthcare sector before in the Asia Region. The fund is aligned with the company key capabilities. They apply their experience in funds management to ensure it succeeds.