Investing for Future Generations

Makena Capital Management is a global, multi-asset class investment manager with $20 billion of assets under management. Our mission is to help our clients achieve their goals by providing superior investment performance.


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.

Asset Class Expertise

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.

Asset Class Expertise

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.



Client & Partnership Models

Our Clients

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

Our Partnership Models

Outsourced CIO

A dedicated team to fulfill all investment needs

Private Asset Partner

Building your long-term portfolio

Complementary Allocation

Your relationships and our investment expertise

Latest Insights

September 15, 2020 in Uncategorized

Makena Capital Looks for Inefficiencies in a Challenging Market

In the latest episode of The Privcap podcast, Makena’s own Luke Proskine and Lara Banks discussed how the endowment model and several of the firm’s long-term themes – from emerging managers, to early-stage venture capital, small-cap buyout and active management – are well positioned to capitalize on inefficiencies in today’s markets.
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September 2, 2020 in Uncategorized

Emerging Markets Update

In Makena’s latest insight on Emerging Markets, we dive into our differentiated strategy for EM equity investing, which utilizes a targeted, bottom-up approach to bypass the suboptimal exposure of the passive emerging markets options.
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May 16, 2020 in Uncategorized

2019 Annual Letter

In our 2019 Annual Letter, we discuss the most recent calendar year and 2020 to date, including how we have reacted to take advantage of investment opportunities.
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