The recognition of the private equity sector

  • Best partner for French SME

    DATE: November 2014
    Ardian has been ranked 1st of the Best partners for over-performing French SME ranking through its activities Expansion and Mid Cap Buyout by Magazine de Affaires.

  • ESG Best Practices Honours

    DATE: June 2014
    Ardian has been awarded Firm of the Year for its ESG Practices in the Large Cap category during this year ESG Best Practices Honors by Magazine des Affaires, Exfi Partners and OFI.

  • Private Equity International

    DATE: March 2014
    Ardian was named Company of the Year 2013 in France by the readers of Private Equity International.

  • Infrastructure Investor

    Date: March 2014
    Infrastructure Investor has named Ardian No. 3 infrastructure fund manager in Europe and No. 4 global infrastructure funds in terms of fundraising in 2013.

  • Acquisition international - finance awards

    Date: October 2013
    European Wind Energy Company of the Year: Kallista

  • Grands prix CF news 2013

    Date: May 2013
    Diana Ingredients was awarded best international growth company.

  • Grands prix Magazine des affaires

    Date: April 2013
    Best LBO fund in 2012.

  • Real deals private equity awards

    Date: April 2013
    The Fund of Funds team won the secondaries award.

  • Private equity international

    Date: Mars 2013
    French Firm of the year

  • Private equity magazine

    Date: February 2013
    French private equity fund of the year - Large Cap.



Ardian offers a diversified choice of funds covering the full range of asset classes


Success stories


Ardian has a long track record of growing its portfolio companies, with many examples of these partnerships