|Predecessor(s)||AXA Private Equity|
|Founded||Paris, France (1996) -->|
|Number of locations||Beijing, Frankfurt, Jersey, London, Luxembourg, Milan, New York, Paris, Singapore, Zurich|
|Area served||Europe, North America, Asia|
|Key people||Vincent Gombault, Dominique Gaillard, Benoît Verbrugghe|
|Products||Funds of Funds, Direct Funds and Private Debt|
Ardian, formerly Axa Private Equity, is a private equity investment firm founded and led by Dominique Senequier.
Founded in 1996, Ardian is an independent private investment company (private equity) with assets of US $36 billion managed or advised in Europe, North America and Asia.
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