Dallas-based investment firm has Highland Capital Management has beefed up its management team with two senior appointments.
The firm has hired Nikki Aquino Gill, pictured, as director of business development and David Lyon as director of client services.
Gill is joining Highland from Global Markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where she served as a director, focusing on Asian institutional sales and managing mutual fund and hedge fund client relationships.
She has also served as a senior investment analyst at William M. Mercer Investment Consulting.
Lyon most recently worked as a director at TPG Capital maintaining and reviewing performance reporting.
Prior to that he worked as a hedge fund accountant at Maverick Capital and a senior audit associate at Ernst & Young.
Highland president and co-founder Jim Dondero said, “These hires illustrate our continued commitment to strengthen and enhance our business development and client service capabilities.”
Highland Capital currently has $18bn under management.
Last month Highland hired Andrea Lloyd and Scott Baker as credit trader and director respectively.
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