Thursday, May 6, 2010

Highland Capital Management Promotes Patrick Boyce and Lane Britain

Highland Capital Management announced that Patrick Boyce and Lane Britain have been promoted to partner.

Mr. Boyce is currently chief operating officer and chief financial officer at Highland and Mr. Britain serves as a portfolio manager and co-head of research at the firm. Both individuals will continue in their existing roles at the firm with the added distinction and responsibility of being a partner at Highland Capital Management.

Prior to his current role as chief operating officer and chief financial officer at Highland, Mr. Boyce served as the firm’s chief administrative officer. He began his career at Highland in March 2004 in the investment group, where he was a disressed portfolio manager. Prior to joining Highland, he worked as a vice president for Citigroup global Markets in its global investment banking group from 2000 to 2004, and was a founding member of its Dallas office.

Prior to joining the company in 2006, Mr. Britain was a vice president at Ewing Management Group in Dallas, a private equity firm that specializes in acquiring and restructuring companies. He also worked as an investment banker at Salomon Smith Barney and Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette. At both firms, he focused on M&A transactions and debt/equity financings. -PR Newswire