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The 3 Best Health Care and Pharma Stocks for 2017-Whatever Happens to Obamacare

Highland Capital Management’s head of healthcare credit and equity Michael Gregory weighs in on the election’s effect on the healthcare sector.

Investment & Pensions Europe | US Equities: Healthcare – A healthy prognosis

Recent developments in market structures and biotechnology augur well for the recovery of ailing US healthcare stocks At a glance • US healthcare stocks have performed badly recently but there is potential for recovery. • Challenges facing the sector include an ageing population and the scale of wasteful health spending. • A changing market structure and innovations in biotechnology are among the factors offering prospects…

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Fund Action | Highland Hires In Independent Broker-Dealer Push

Highland Capital Management is plotting a stronger push into the independent broker-dealer space. The firm hired 14 external wholesalers including a new head of independent B-Ds. Six additional external wholesalers will be added by year’s end, Brad Ross, president of Highland Funds, the firm’s retail affiliate, told FA. He added Highland derives around a quarter of its roughly $5bn in mutual fund assets from independent B-Ds. The firm…

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Daily Alts | Highland Capital Moves into Non-Traded Product Space

Highland Capital Management is a Dallas-based investment management firm with $19 billion in assets under management and a significant presence in the liquid alts space…[I]n late July, the firm demonstrated its commitment to integrity and transparency when it announced its compliance with the voluntary Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS). But now the liquid alts pioneer is making a move into another alternative product space – illiquid, non-traded…

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