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Ardian, the investment company, holds three values at its core: excellence, loyalty and entrepreneurship.
Ardian is managed by the team that founded the company. Our employees are the largest shareholder, backed by institutional shareholders, with whom a common vision is shared. With US$55 billion of assets managed or advised, we invest in a way that responsibly creates enduring value, superior returns and shared outcomes for our investors, partners, portfolio companies and their employees.
By doing this we help create growth and prosperity in economies across the world. Ardian is distinctly European but maintains a global outlook. Entrepreneurship lies at the heart of our culture, fuelled by bold and original thinking. We hold true to our conviction that a long-term approach to investing delivers sustainable success.
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.
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.
The company offers its investors a diversified choice of funds covering the full range of asset classes, including Fund of Funds and Direct Funds.