Buy-and-build with global reach
Ardian’s Direct Funds invest through local teams based in France, Italy, Germany, Spain, UK and North America. The activity includes Buyout, Expansion and Growth Funds that follow a buy-and-build strategy to help European companies expand internationally, and a Co-Investment team that partners with leading global GPs.
67 direct investments (including build-ups) in 2016
17 exits in 2016
c.$2BN invested in 2016