Ardian attends the IPEM 2023 in Cannes

23 Jan

Ardian attends the IPEM 2023 in Cannes

Meet our private equity experts!

  • Ardian

  • Expansion

  • Co-Investment

  • Investor Relations

  • Cannes

Meaningful connections for private markets

Under the theme “Reality Check?”, this 2023 Cannes edition will be an important kick-off of the year for the IPEM community to discuss the complex macro environment, as well as the new challenges, and opportunities it creates for private market investors.

This event is a great opportunity to meet with investors and entrepreneurs keen to learn more about Ardian’s activities. Join Ardian’s private equity experts at the event and dive into three days of meetings, conferences and networking.

  • Location

    Palais des festival de Cannes
  • Date



11:30 am - 12:00 pm CET: Managing Co-Investment portfolio risks in challenging times, with Carole Barnay, Senior Managing Director, Co-Investment, Ardian


  • LPs manage risks in their PE programs all the time. But how does the current environment change their approach to co-investments, and are they ready to get hands-on with underperforming assets?

  • What are the repercussions for GP-LP relationships if deals turn sour?

  • What skills does a team need to manage exposure through direct programs?

  • Is outsourcing always the answer?


  • Carole Barnay, Senior Managing Director, Co-Investment, Ardian

  • David Smith, Senior Managing Director, Co-Investments, Capital Dynamics

  • Kasper Wichmann, Managing Editor, PE Compass

Learn more about the event


  • Carole Barnay

    Carole Barnay

    Deputy Head of Europe Co-Investment & Senior Managing Director