James Dondero: How I Turned From Engineer To Founder Of NexPoint

James Dondero has spent more than 25 years in the investment management industry. James Dondero co-founded the investment company NexPoint Real Estate in 2000.

As a co-founder of NexPoint, James Dondero has participated in all phases of its development and growth, including the formation of NexPoint, which managed the bulk of NexPoint’s assets at the time of its acquisition Affiliated Managers Group (AMG) in 2013. As a result, James Dondero has received various recognitions and awards.

NexPoint invests in non-traded REITs. To qualify as an alternative investment, NexPoint must invest in a series of REITs called Exchange Traded Platforms (“ETPs”). These investments are spread over numerous sub-sectors. This strategy allows the funds to target diversified exposure to a range of industries. The strategy was created by the hedge fund manager, Jim Hughes. The funds follow the NexPoint One™ approach: carefully selected, differentiated assets with high expected growth.

Fundamental to NexPoint’s investment philosophy, the funds leverage their experience and relationships with local professional teams to create an engaging investment experience for investors. According to the company, “the NexPoint One approach was created by Jim Hughes, Chairman, and founder of Jim Hughes Real Estate.

Conventional wisdom dictates that REITs earn more income when interest rates are low and less income when interest rates are high, so REITs do better when interest rates are higher. In other words, they pay more in interest.

The NexPoint strategy takes an aggregate market approach, with its investment philosophy designed to achieve best in class risk-adjusted returns through proprietary investment strategies and fundamental analysis. In addition, the team provides targeted exposure to a broad spectrum of real estate property types and regions within the Americas.

The team provides targeted exposure to a broad spectrum of real estate property types and regions within the Americas. It has also built a portfolio of value-add properties. See this page on Twitter, for additional information.

James Dondero served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of three public companies in the past twenty years, currently serving as the Chairman of NexPoint Residential Trust, Inc. (NYSE:NXRT) and NexPoint Credit Strategies (NYSE:NHF).

 

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