Investing for Future Generations

Makena Capital Management is a global, alternative investment manager serving multigenerational capital. We provide investment solutions to help our clients achieve their goals.


Our Core Values

1. Partnership

Collaboration, transparency, and alignment are the foundation of our work

2. Team Culture

Our greatest asset, built on integrity, meritocracy, and intellectual rigor

3. Long-term Orientation

Crucial to access superior investments and to manage perpetual portfolios

Makena Team

How We Invest

Investment Philosophy

Rooted in the endowment style of investing, we seek balanced diversification in order to protect and grow multigenerational capital over the long term.

Portfolio Solutions

Makena specializes in constructing alternative asset class portfolios of high-quality investment opportunities.

Manager Selection & Due Diligence

Manager selection and due diligence are our core competencies; benefit from our expertise.

Responsible Investing

Every investment we make is subject to our Responsible Investing Framework.

Portfolio Solutions

Our alternative investing experience spans decades. Invest in our asset class portfolios on a stand-alone basis or as a holistic, endowment-style portfolio. Or, let us build you a custom portfolio as part of our Outsourced CIO service.



Who We Serve

Endowments & Foundations

Capital preservation and growth after a payout

Family Offices

Your investment partner for the next generation

Pensions & Sovereign Wealth Funds

An extension of your capabilities

December 30, 2021 in Podcasts

Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

Cryptocurrencies continue to dominate the headlines, but less covered is the historic interest from institutional investors in the nascent asset class. In this Makena Insights video, Lara Banks takes the long-term view and outlines investment opportunities across blockchain technology, DeFi and crypto.
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December 30, 2021 in Podcasts

Recent Outsized Returns in IPOs

Amid a banner year plus for IPOs, hedge funds are finding that the greatest returns can be found in the last rounds of fundraising as a private company, and aggressively investing in that strategy, according to Makena’s Jackson Garton.
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December 29, 2021 in Podcasts

How the Pandemic has Changed Investing in PE

In this Makena Insight, Makena Managing Director Lara Banks discusses the key takeaway the pandemic offered to the firm’s buyouts team – continue to stick to your strengths.
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