To Jim Thompson, Dallas is so important, when he decided to leave ORIX USA and start Preston Hollow Capital, he started them in the same Dallas building. For Jim Thompson, Dallas is home and he is dedicated to improving the business climate in his community. With Preston Hollow Capital, Jim Thompson has managed to pursue a two-prong strategy, wherein he invests in fixed income credit and also participates in the acquisition of operating companies in such diverse industries as investment banking, asset management, mortgage origination and life sciences sectors.
Under the leadership of Jim Thompson, Dallas-based Preston Hollow Capital has built up a team of experienced executive management, structuring, trading, credit and business operations professionals who have shown themselves capable of working seamlessly to deliver the best quality experience for everyone. They do their best to ensure that borrowers and their agents have an experience that emphasizes flexibility, speed, and certainty, because those are the factors that make for the best borrowing experience.
Jim Thompson is so dedicated to Dallas that, before Preston Hollow. He served as the CEO of a diversified financial services firm called ORIX USA for 22 years. From there, he led them to enormous growth, to the point that the firm had 1,400 employees, assets of more than $5 billion and they managed another $28 billion in third party assets. Prior to ORIX USA, Jim Thompson also held senior management positions with Financial Corporation of Santa Barbara and Mission Hills Mortgage. In those two positions, he was responsible for various loan origination, securitization and other capital markets and investment related functions.