Highland Capital Management Named Top Guns Manager by Informa Investment Solutions

Memphis, TN — February 22, 2018— Highland Capital Management, LLC has been awarded a Top Guns designation by Informa Investment Solutions’ PSN manager database, North America’s longest running database of investment managers. Highland Capital Management, LLC’s Core Fixed Income All Maturity/Variable Universe and Core Fixed Income Universe for the time period ending December 31, 2017.

“We are honored to have achieved this status and proud of our history in managing Core Fixed Income assets for all of our clients. We look forward to continually providing our clients with exceptional service while attempting to meet their performance expectations,” said Jed Miller, Director of Fixed Income Strategies.

Through a combination of Informa Investment Solutions’ proprietary performance screens, PSN Top Guns ranks products in six proprietary categories in over 50 universes. This is a well- respected quarterly ranking and is widely used by institutional asset managers and investors. Informa Investment Solutions is part of Informa Financial Intelligence, a leading provider of critical decision-making solutions and custom services to financial institutions.

Top Guns firms are awarded a rating ranging from one to six stars, with the number of stars representing continued performance over time. Highland Capital Management, LLC was named a Top Gun with a star rating of 5 meaning...

5-Star Category: Products must have an R-Squared of 0.80 or greater relative to the style benchmark for the recent five-year period. Moreover, products must have returns greater than the style benchmark for the three latest three-year rolling periods. After that they select only the products which standard deviation for the five-year period is equal or less than the median standard deviation for the peer group. The top ten returns for the latest three-year period then become the TOP GUNS.

The Core Fixed Income product at Highland Capital Management, LLC utilizes top-down macroeconomic analysis that is combined with bottom-up security selection. This product attempts to identify market inefficiencies and uncover value inherent in these opportunities. A final part to the philosophy is to focus on quality, safety of principal, liquidity and a high level of current income which will hopefully lead to consistent above market returns.

“PSN Top Guns, which ranks products in six categories in over 50 universes, is a go-to resource for institutional asset managers and investors in their decision-making process,” said Ryan Nauman, VP, product and market strategist at Informa Financial
Intelligence. “Congratulations to Highland Capital Management, LLC on being named a PSN Top Gun. This highly respected ranking spotlights the performance of leading investment managers each quarter.”

The complete list of PSN Top Guns and an overview of the methodology can be located on http://www.informais.com/resources/psn-top-guns.

For more details on the methodology behind the PSN Top Guns Rankings or to purchase PSN Top Guns Reports, contact Ruth Calderon at ruth.calderon@informais.com.

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