Highland Capital Management, L.P., said on Tuesday that it has named Jun Park as director of business development in Korea. Prior to joining Highland, Park worked at Woori Financial Principal Investment in Seoul. Highland is an investment management firm based in Dallas.
DALLAS, May 21, 2013 – Highland Capital Management, L.P. (“Highland”), a Dallas-based investment management firm, which together with its affiliates has approximately $18 billion in assets under management, today announced the appointment of Jun Park as a Director of Business Development, Korea.
Mr. Park is responsible for business development and investor relations support in Korea. He reports to Paul Adkins, Managing Director of Business Development (Asia-Pacific region), and is based in the firm’s Seoul office.
“Jun’s hire shows Highland’s deep commitment to the Asia-Pacific region,” said Mr. Adkins.
“His experience in alternative investments strengthens our team and our ability to provide top-tier investment solutions and service for our clients.”
Mr. Park has more than 10-years of experience in global alternative investments. Prior to joining Highland, he worked at Woori Financial Principal Investment in Seoul, where he was responsible for establishing fund structures and managing over $1 billion in private equity assets in a range of categories including mezzanine debt, buy-outs, real estate, and infrastructure investments in the UK, US and Korea. Prior to Woori, Mr. Park worked at The Blackstone Group. He started his career at Salomon Brothers Asset Management in New York City. Mr. Park received his B.A. in Accounting from Syracuse University.
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About Highland Capital Management
Highland Capital Management is an SEC-registered investment adviser which, together with its affiliates, has approximately $18 billion of assets under management. Founded in 1993 by Jim Dondero and Mark Okada, Highland is one of the largest and most experienced global alternative credit managers. Highland’s strategies include collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), high yield bonds, distressed credit, public and private equities, structured products and natural resources.