Funds of funds

A global leader

" Our teams are uniquely capable of delivering global solutions to increasingly complex situations. "
Vincent Gombault
Member of the Executive Committee, Head of Funds of Funds and Private Debt

Led from London and New York, Ardian’s global network manages and/or advises $39bn of assets. Seizing the best opportunities, Ardian’s Funds of Funds activity cultivates excellence. Between 2014 and 2016, Ardian deployed more than $15bn in secondary transactions and primary commitments. In April 2016, Ardian has announced the successful fundraising of a $14bn investment platform for its Funds of Funds activity.

The Funds of Funds team at Ardian is a leading international player in the sector which offers its global client base a range of investment options, including:

• Primary Fund of Funds – investments in new funds

• Secondary Fund of Funds – the purchase of direct stakes in mature private equity funds and portfolios of stakes in unlisted companies

• Early Secondary Fund of Funds – the purchase of stakes in immature funds – of which less than 50% are invested

Comprising 60 investment professionals, the Funds of Funds team is spread across our offices and work coordinately from Asia, Europe and North America. The team is able to access a vast amount of information via a database of 1,400 funds and 10,000 underlying companies, which provides unparalleled accuracy and expertise within the assets and teams in the private equity sector.

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Key figures

1,400 funds in the portfolio

10,000 underlying companies

+ than 100 employees

Investor Relations

« Client interests come first »

Dominique Senequier




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