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May 2019

Dallas Business Journal | Roundup for this week’s deals and dollars

NexPoint Advisors, a retail arm of Dallas-based Highland Capital Management, has completed a rights offering for the NexPoint Strategic Opportunities Fund (NYSE: NHF), according to a news release. The closed-end fund was significantly oversubscribed with subscriptions equal to 231 percent of the primary offering. The fund, which was involved in the purchase of Cityplace Tower through its wholly owned REIT subsidiary, will receive $240 million...

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Apr 2019

DI Wire | Securitized 1031 Exchange Programs Expected to Reach Nearly $2.7 Billion in 2019

Mountain Dell Consulting, a market research and analytics firm focused on the securitized 1031 exchange marketplace, recently released its first quarter 2019 report which revealed that securitized 1031 programs are on pace to raise $2.65 billion this year. Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code allows investors to defer paying capital gains taxes on investment property sales by reinvesting the proceeds into a similar investment...

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Apr 2019

D Magazine (D CEO) | Cityplace Tower – Best Commercial Property Sale

Colliers International engineered an under-the-radar sale of the 1.35 million-square-foot Cityplace Tower in Dallas, representing both the buyer, Highland Capital Management, and the seller, a joint-venture partnership between Parmenter and Angelo, Gordon & Co.The result was the single largest office deal, by dollar amount, in the southwestern United States last year. Highland Capital (which also acquired Plano’s high-profile former EDS campus in 2018) is planning...

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Aug 2018

Bloomberg | Investors Pile Into Health to Shield Holdings From Trade War

Equity investors are flocking to health care in the wake of escalating geopolitical tensions and a waning appetite for technology stocks. The S&P 500 Health Care Index is the best-performing sector so far this quarter with a 7.8 percent gain, outperforming a 4.5 percent rise in the broader benchmark. Pharmaceutical and biotech stocks are among the biggest outperformers as they rebound from earlier concerns about failed clinical...

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Mar 2018

Forbes | 5 REITs Forecasted To Grow By Double-Digits

One of the best ways to predict stock price performance is to forecast earnings growth or the company’s ability to grow profits over time. Keep in mind, there are only two ways of getting paid to invest – capital gains and dividends – and one of the primary reasons that investors own REITs is for the dependability of dividends. Ben Graham once remarked that earnings...

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Aug 2017

Dallas Business Journal | One of Dallas’ biggest hedge funds wades into real estate development

One of Dallas’ largest hedge funds Highland Capital Management is getting into real estate development. The firm has begun a project for a luxury apartment complex in Phoenix, Ariz. and is filling into markets where the prices for existing properties have been driven up by speculators. “We’re doing more development in real estate,” Highland Co-Founder James Dondero said in an interview. “There’s almost better value in certain places if you...

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May 2017

Dallas Business Journal | Highland Capital’s NexPoint fund raises $269 million in oversubscribed rights offering

NexPoint Advisers, an affiliate of Dallas investment firm Highland Capital Management, completed a rights offering for shares in a booming fund that focuses on below investment grade debt and equities. The firm totaled $269 million from the offer to existing rights holders to subscribe for more than 5.3 million of the fund’s common shares. The total amount surpassed the primary offering by 233 percent, the...

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Feb 2017

GlobeST.com | NexPoint CIO: ‘This Is Our Moment’

DALLAS—Spun off from a closed-end fund in the spring of 2015, the apartment REIT is winning with its focus on workforce housing. “Is NexPoint the Next REIT to Return 50%?” asked a Seeking Alpha headline in June 2015, a few weeks after NexPoint Residential Trust began trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the NXRT symbol. In fact, the apartment REIT finished its first...

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Feb 2017

Nareit | NexPoint Residential Growing in Middle-Income Rental Niche

NexPoint Residential Trust, Inc. (NYSE: NXRT) has carved out a niche within the multifamily sector by providing low- and middle-income renters with attractive properties in markets unencumbered by new supply of affordable housing. With the planned acquisition of Milestone Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: MST.UN) by Starwood Capital Group, Matt McGraner, chief investment officer at Dallas-based NexPoint, believes NexPoint will be the only publicly traded REIT whose sole...

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