The vision of the company


Ardian, the investment company, holds three values at its core: excellence, loyalty and entrepreneurship.

Company presentation

Ardian was founded in 1996 and led by Dominique Senequier, is an independent private investment company with assets of US$55bn managed or advised in Europe, North America and Asia. Discover our company, our teams, our investment activities and our portfolio companies.

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2014 was a busy year for all of Ardian’s teams, particularly in fundraising. Assets under management have grown 38% since 2013, while in 2014 45 new recruits joined, offices grew in size, and plans to grow further in new geographies were launched.

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A full range of asset classes

The company offers its investors a diversified choice of funds covering the full range of asset classes, including Fund of Funds and Direct Funds.

Find out more about Ardian’s expertise


Ardian has helped more than 250 companies since its creation. Its current portfolio comprises 130 businesses.

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