Company description

Ardian is a premium private investment company that is born out of AXA Private Equity. The company is managed by the team who founded the company and is majority-owned by their employees. Founded in 1996, Ardian is an independent private investment company with assets of US $36 billion managed or advised in Europe, North America and Asia. In 2013, Ardian became an independent private equity investment company, following an employee buyout of AXA Private Equity.
Ardian maintains a global network, with more than 300 employees working through ten offices in Beijing, Frankfurt, Jersey, London, Luxembourg, Milan, New York, Paris, Singapore, and Zurich. The company works with about 255 investors and with a diversified choice of funds covering the full range of asset classes, including Funds of Funds (primary, early secondary and secondary), Direct Funds including Infrastructure, Small and Mid Market Enterprise Capital, Innovation & Growth, Co-Investment and Private Debt.

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20, Place Vendôme

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Company updates

  • December 05, 2023

    Ferrovial sells Heathrow stake for US$3 Billion

    Spanish construction group Ferrovial has agreed to sell its 25% stake in FGP Topco, the parent company of Heathrow Airport Holdings, for GBP 2.4 billion (US$3 billion). Two purchasers have emerged fo...

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  • November 29, 2023

    Ardian acquires data center platform Verne Global from Digital 9

    Ardian has signed a binding agreement to acquire 100% of Verne Global, a data center platform diversified across the UK and Nordics, from Digital 9 Infrastructure plc (D9).  This strategic acqui...

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  • August 10, 2023

    Ardian completes first residential real estate investment in Milan

    Ardian, announces that it has completed the acquisition of a 4000 sq m property located in Milan at Via Giuseppe Revere 3.  Ardian, through an investment entity to be overseen by Investire SGR,...

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  • July 11, 2023

    Agreement signed to acquire a 50% co-control equity interest in MXT Holdings

    Ardian has signed an agreement to acquire a 50% co-control equity interest in MXT Holdings (MXT).  Ardian's investment in MXT Holdings will provide support for the company's recent asset sw...

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  • June 01, 2023

    Ardian acquires stake in Mon Véto

    Ardian has announced that it acquires a stake in Mon Véto to accelerate its growth alongside founders. Mon Véto is an operator of a network of general veterinary clinics catering to the...

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  • April 03, 2023

    Ardian acquires stake in Mimacom Flowable Group

    Ardian has agreed to invest in the Swiss Flowable Holding AG (Mimacom Flowable Group). The Mimacom Flowable Group specializes in services, software development and digital transformation, cloud,...

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  • January 31, 2023

    Ardian to acquire 60% stake in Assist Digital

    Ardian, a private investment house, has announced the acquisition of a 60% stake in Assist Digital.  After the acquisition, Assist Digital will hold 40% of the company alongside Ardian...

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  • December 28, 2022

    F2i to acquire Ardian's HISI

    Ardian has signed a binding agreement to sell 100% of HISI, a healthcare and infrastructure investment holding company, to the Ania 2 fund managed by F2i SGR. HISI was founded in 2007. It was one of...

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  • November 11, 2022

    Final close achieved for USD1.95 billion Hydrogen fund

    Hy24, the joint-venture between FiveT Hydrogen and and Ardian has announced the final close of its Hydrogen impact fund (Clean H2 Infra Fund). The Fund is focused on scaling proven hydrogen tech...

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  • August 18, 2022

    Ardian to acquire majority stakes in GreenYellow

    Ardian has signed an agreement with Groupe Casino, Bpifrance and Tikehau Capital to acquire a majority stake in GreenYellow.  GreenYellow is a French pioneer founded within the Ca...

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