Ardian 2022 Integrated Report

In Conversation

Understanding the trends that are shaping the world is critical for us all, and as a private investment house, our level of understanding and the way we respond are decisive factors. Recent geopolitical and economic shocks, notably the war in Ukraine, have tested the resilience of our economies and societies. But alongside risks, this complex and changing situation also brings opportunities. Dominique Senequier, President of Ardian, discusses the global context and outlook with Thierry de Montbrial, Founder & Executive Chairman of the Institut Français des Relations Internationales, the leading French international relations thinktank.

Our key figures As of December 31, 2022

1,440+ investors
$6.6bn distributed to our investors in 2022
$27.5bn raised in 2022
$21.9bn invested in 2022 including $9.3 billion of secondary deal volume, $2.7 billion of primary commitments in 2022 and total amount arranged for Private Credit
31,000+ employees of 43 portfolio companies have benefited from value sharing at exit by Ardian since 2008, receiving the equivalent of 1 to 6 months salary
Executive Committee

Preparing for the next major steps in Ardian’s growth

How we will ensure growth over the next ten years

Investment Solutions & Activities

Ardian’s aim is to help each client find the best way to achieve their investment objectives using private market assets. The breadth of our offering is a vital part of the solutions that we deliver, spanning our own funds and Ardian’s privileged access to primary fundraisings by other leading sponsors globally.

Business model

At Ardian, we invest all of ourselves in building companies that last.

Discover our Business Model

How we help build a positive future

Our sustainability strategy stands on three pillars

How we support the development of our employees


Our employer brand is expressed in the promise "we invest in you".

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Interview with François-Aïssa Touazi

Our office in Abu Dhabi is a gateway between Ardian’s largest US and Europe operations

François-Aïssa Touazi, Chairman Ardian Limited Abu Dhabi, discusses Ardian’s achievements in the Middle East, from our record of building leading-edge partnerships with key strategic players, to our long-term ambitions for the firm in the region.

Data – the next dimension of value creation

We are creating a specialist company-wide team that will make data science a much more integral part of the way we work with portfolio companies. By collecting and analyzing more non-financial data, we believe we can find new ways to improve performance.

News & Insights

The latest news on our activities, market updates, our investments and our recent insights.

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This year for the first time we are publishing an Integrated Report, which brings together in a single document the separate Activity and Sustainability Reports that we have produced up to now.

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