Highland To Unveil Singapore Digs, Boosts Sales Team

Jul 17 2008 | 9:50am ET

Highland Capital Management today said that it is opening an office in Singapore on Aug. 8. Paul Adkins, a managing director currently based in Dallas, will relocate to Singapore to manage the new operation.

Partner Jack Yang said the firm has seen considerable interest from Asian investors in its hedge funds over the past two years, alongside its longstanding regional investor base in structured products.

“These investors typically have longer-term views of the markets, and are oriented to work with larger, more experienced managers like Highland,” he said. “Our new Singapore office gives us a local footprint that our growing Asian investor community desires.”

Additionally, John Mackin, Christopher Harrison and Elizabeth Goldstein have joined the firm as managing directors in the $38 billion firm’s New York office. Their focus will be on sales and investor relations for Highland’s institutional clients.

Mackin joins Highland from Pardus Capital Management, where he served as the hedge fund’s director of investor relations. Harrison was president of Maidstone Capital, a financial and strategic consulting firm, which he established in 2006, and Goldstein joins Highland from Bear Stearns, where she was a senior managing director in the leveraged finance group for nine years.


In Depth

Exotic Assets: Investing In Rare Violins

Jan 17 2017 | 4:43pm ET

By definition, alternative investments include exotic assets far beyond your typical...

Lifestyle

'Tis the Season: Wall Street Holiday Parties Back In Fashion

Dec 22 2016 | 9:23pm ET

Spending on Wall Street holiday parties has largely returned to pre-2008 levels...

Guest Contributor

The Trump Administration: What It Could Mean for Carried Interest

Jan 19 2017 | 5:25pm ET

The arrival of the Trump administration brings the potential for a repeal of the...