Our Culture

What you believe and what you value as an organization matters. Discover the DNA of our firm.

Our People

Get to know our teams and the stories of select staff members who share why they choose to work at Sands Capital.

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Recognized as Greenwich Quality Leader

Sands Capital is one of just four investment managers recognized this year for the service it delivers to institutional clients.

Careers

At Sands Capital, we strive to hire exceptional talent who will live our values and support our efforts to deliver on our mission.

Changing market and geopolitical environments are part of the equation for long-term investors.  As active investors, we are prepared to manage through trying times.

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Fostering Long-term Thinking

Executive Managing Director and Sr. Portfolio Manager Brian Christiansen discusses the importance of candor and collaboration in a culture that promotes long-term thinking.

Transparent Work Cultures and Inclusive Opportunities

Recruit Holdings is transforming the world of work through wage transparency and providing life-changing opportunities for immigrants and refugees.

Philosophy & Approach

Our philosophy is rooted in the belief that, over time, stock prices will reflect the earnings power and growth of the underlying businesses.

Stewardship

Our second annual stewardship report reflects our commitment to provide clients and other key stakeholders with transparency into our initiatives, actions, and the progress we made in 2022.

Public Equity

Our newest strategy takes an unconstrained approach to seeking the best growth businesses outside of the U.S.

Venture & Growth Equity

Our life sciences strategy looks to invest in promising life sciences companies that we believe are at the heart of a technological and scientific revolution in healthcare.

Category: Investment Strategy

As we continue to emerge from one of the most difficult periods in our history, we are encouraged by the results of our investment strategies. In 2023, we delivered by sticking with our time-tested investment strategy, following our process, doing our research, and executing.
For 2024, we have identified eight cyber security trends that most excite us. Read how Sands Capital Ventures Partner Mark McGovern and Principal Chris Eng drew on learnings from key developments across the sector to create their vision for the year ahead.
Change can create uncertainty in financial markets, but it also has the potential to unlock opportunities for many of the businesses we own. Tune in to hear Sr. Portfolio Manager Dave Levanson, CFA discuss the on-going journey of these businesses, why we continued to own them through tough times, and what we can expect from them going forward.
Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Christiansen discusses what should we expect going forward from emerging markets and why active management matters.
With growing expectations that the federal funds rate and Treasury yields will remain higher for longer, many investors are questioning the potential impact on equities and how we’re responding in our portfolios.
Brazil’s investment environment is among the most favorable we have seen in a long time. Political and macroeconomic changes have created a solid framework for growth opportunities in banking, ecommerce, transportation, electrification, and other areas.
Changing market and geopolitical environments are part of the equation for long-term investors. As human beings we hope for peace, economic certainty, and public safety, but as active investors, we are prepared to manage through trying times.
As early-stage venture investors, we seek to find and invest in emerging technologies well before they reach mainstream adoption.
U.S. markets have recovered following 2022’s historic selloff, leading some to question what comes next. Valuations are elevated, the cost of capital is the highest it’s been in decades, and overall economic and geopolitical uncertainty remains. In this environment, we believe certain active approaches are better positioned to benefit than others.
Throughout emerging markets, advances in technology are enabling the creation of digital banking solutions that better address evolving consumer preferences and enable billions of the unbanked to access the financial system.