Launches & Closures Hedge Funds

Dallas PE shop Freeman Group launches $100M credit fund


The fund will be managed by a former Highland Capital Management director.

Freeman Group, a Dallas private equity firm, has expanded from technology investments and movie financing to hedge funds, hiring Chris Colvin, a former Highland Capital Management director, to manage its maiden multistrategy fund.

Colvin, who left Highland in June after four years working on the firm’s credit and equity strategies, is overseeing more than $100 million of Freeman's capital, according to a person familiar with the situation. He graduated from Wake Forest University in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in business, according to his LinkedIn profile. Highland, which manages $2.2 billion in