Alkeon Capital Management is a privately owned investment adviser registered with the SEC. The firm engages in global equity market investments through its long/short growth equity and venture capital innovation strategies. With its crossover Innovation Strategy, Alkeon Capital aims to invest in technology innovators and disruptors associated with an imminent transformative wave of technological innovation. The firm maintains offices in New York, San Francisco, and Hong Kong.
Alkeon Capital is founded by Panayotis Takis Sparaggis. He has been overseeing investment portfolios since 1993, initially at Credit Suisse First Boston and later at Oppenheimer. In 1996, he initiated a global long/short growth TMT strategy as a proprietary account. Before establishing Alkeon, Takis held the position of managing director and portfolio manager of technology-focused investment portfolios at CIBC Oppenheimer Asset Management. Prior to joining CIBC Oppenheimer, he spent two years with Credit Suisse First Boston Asset Management, where he was responsible for security analysis and portfolio management for domestic investments, including proprietary trading in long/short equities and convertible arbitrage. Takis earned a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts in 1993. He was awarded an IBM Fellowship in physical sciences in 1992 and 1993.
The portfolio managed by Alkeon Capital Management is presently valued at around $55.9 billion, with approximately $14.4 billion allocated to public equities. Investors tracking the company's 13F filings throughout the last three years, from November 2020 to mid-November 2023, would have experienced annualized total returns of -1.5%.