North America Direct Buyouts

A strong team focused on mid-market companies

" We want to position the company as a major middle market player in the US, and deliver long-term and sustainable value for our stakeholders."
Vincent Fandozzi
Head of Ardian North America Direct Buyouts

A focus on mid-market businesses. The North American direct investment activity focuses on lower middle market buyouts, specifically middle market industrial and related business services businesses in North America, where the team has extensive experience and relationships.

A reinforced multi-local presence with a long-term and disciplined investment philosophy. Ardian's expansion into North American direct investing activities continues the company multi-local approach to building and growing its activities in each region around the globe. It meets the demands of our clients, including those from Europe and Asia, who have an appetite for the lower middle market and gives them exposure to high quality investment opportunities. The North America Direct Buyouts team will also benefit of synergies from the strong roots of our European buyout teams.

Take advantage from a long standing relationship. Led by industry veteran Vincent Fandozzi, the team had a highly collaborative and close working relationship with Ardian as it managed certain assets within the Funds of Funds portfolio under Seven Mile Capital Partners (SMCP) over the past six years.

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7 employees

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Dominique Senequier




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