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Investments

98

Portfolio Exits

58

Funds

22

Partners & Customers

10

Service Providers

3

About Ardian

Ardian is a France-based, independent private equity investment company, founded and managed by Dominique Senequier.

Ardian Headquarter Location

20 Place Vendome

Paris, 75001,

France

+33 1 41 71 92 00

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Ardian takes majority stake in Biofarma

Jan 18, 2022

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Ardian Investments

98 Investments

Ardian has made 98 investments. Their latest investment was in Sevetys as part of their Line of Credit on December 12, 2021.

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Ardian Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

12/8/2021

Line of Credit

Sevetys

$123.27M

Yes

1

12/6/2021

Private Equity

easiware

$7.9M

Yes

2

11/17/2021

Private Equity - II

Berlin Brands Group

No

2

11/2/2021

Private Equity

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10

7/23/2021

Private Equity

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Date

12/8/2021

12/6/2021

11/17/2021

11/2/2021

7/23/2021

Round

Line of Credit

Private Equity

Private Equity - II

Private Equity

Private Equity

Company

Sevetys

easiware

Berlin Brands Group

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Amount

$123.27M

$7.9M

New?

Yes

Yes

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

2

2

10

10

Ardian Portfolio Exits

58 Portfolio Exits

Ardian has 58 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was SCHWIND eye-tech-solutions on December 21, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

12/21/2021

Acq - Fin - II

1

11/2/2021

Acq - Fin

2

9/28/2021

Acquired

2

7/2/2021

Merger

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10

5/4/2021

Acq - Fin - III

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10

Date

12/21/2021

11/2/2021

9/28/2021

7/2/2021

5/4/2021

Exit

Acq - Fin - II

Acq - Fin

Acquired

Merger

Acq - Fin - III

Companies

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Valuation

Acquirer

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Sources

1

2

2

10

10

Ardian Acquisitions

121 Acquisitions

Ardian acquired 121 companies. Their latest acquisition was Biofarma on January 18, 2022.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

1/18/2022

$99M

Acq - Fin

2

11/8/2021

$99M

Acq - Fin - III

2

10/25/2021

$99M

Acq - Fin

1

10/11/2021

Debt

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$99M

$99M

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10

9/29/2021

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10

Date

1/18/2022

11/8/2021

10/25/2021

10/11/2021

9/29/2021

Investment Stage

Debt

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$99M

Note

Acq - Fin

Acq - Fin - III

Acq - Fin

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Sources

2

2

1

10

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Ardian Fund History

22 Fund Histories

Ardian has 22 funds, including Ardian Buyout Fund VII.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

4/12/2021

Ardian Buyout Fund VII

$8,800M

2

9/16/2020

Ardian Expansion Fund V

$2,368.1M

2

6/2/2020

Ardian Secondary Fund VIII

$19,000M

3

1/22/2020

Ardian Private Debt Fund IV

$99M

10

11/21/2019

ARDIAN Clean Energy Fund II

$99M

10

Closing Date

4/12/2021

9/16/2020

6/2/2020

1/22/2020

11/21/2019

Fund

Ardian Buyout Fund VII

Ardian Expansion Fund V

Ardian Secondary Fund VIII

Ardian Private Debt Fund IV

ARDIAN Clean Energy Fund II

Fund Type

Status

Amount

$8,800M

$2,368.1M

$19,000M

$99M

$99M

Sources

2

2

3

10

10

Ardian Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

Ardian has 10 strategic partners and customers. Ardian recently partnered with FiveT on October 10, 2021.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

10/1/2021

Partner

FiveT

Switzerland

France, Paris and Zurich. Ardian and FiveT Hydrogen launch Hy24, the world’s largest clean hydrogen infrastructure investment platform

Paris and Zurich , October 1st , 2021 -- Ardian , a world leading private investment house , via its infrastructure business , and FiveT , a clean-hydrogen enabling investment platform , today announced a partnership to create Hy24 , an equally owned joint venture .

1

8/3/2021

Partner

YT Industries

Germany

Germany, Hausen/Frankfurt am Main. Leading mountain bike brand YT Industries partners with Ardian to support growth strategy

Hausen/Frankfurt am Main , Germany , August 3 , 2021 -- YT Industries , a global high-performance mountain bike brand , and Ardian , a world leading private investment house , have signed a partnership agreement to drive YT Industries ' growth .

1

11/26/2020

Partner

A2A

Italy

Ardian and A2A signed an agreement for potential partnership in hydrogen initiatives

Ardian and A2A signed an agreement for potential partnership in hydrogen initiatives .

1

9/14/2020

Partner

Enel X

Italy

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10

9/8/2020

Partner

Wintics

France

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10

Date

10/1/2021

8/3/2021

11/26/2020

9/14/2020

9/8/2020

Type

Partner

Partner

Partner

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

FiveT

YT Industries

A2A

Enel X

Wintics

Country

Switzerland

Germany

Italy

Italy

France

News Snippet

France, Paris and Zurich. Ardian and FiveT Hydrogen launch Hy24, the world’s largest clean hydrogen infrastructure investment platform

Paris and Zurich , October 1st , 2021 -- Ardian , a world leading private investment house , via its infrastructure business , and FiveT , a clean-hydrogen enabling investment platform , today announced a partnership to create Hy24 , an equally owned joint venture .

Germany, Hausen/Frankfurt am Main. Leading mountain bike brand YT Industries partners with Ardian to support growth strategy

Hausen/Frankfurt am Main , Germany , August 3 , 2021 -- YT Industries , a global high-performance mountain bike brand , and Ardian , a world leading private investment house , have signed a partnership agreement to drive YT Industries ' growth .

Ardian and A2A signed an agreement for potential partnership in hydrogen initiatives

Ardian and A2A signed an agreement for potential partnership in hydrogen initiatives .

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Sources

1

1

1

10

10

Ardian Service Providers

7 Service Providers

Ardian has 7 service provider relationships

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Cowen

Acq - Fin, Acq - Fin - II, Acq - Fin - III, and Leveraged Buyout - III

Investment Bank

Financial Advisor

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Service Provider

Cowen

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Associated Rounds

Acq - Fin, Acq - Fin - II, Acq - Fin - III, and Leveraged Buyout - III

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Provider Type

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Service Type

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Ardian Team

14 Team Members

Ardian has 14 team members, including current Managing Director, Marie Arnaud-Battandier.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Hanson S Gifford

Founder

Current

Marie Arnaud-Battandier

Genset, Granville Baird Capital Partners, and Finama Private Equity

Managing Director

Current

Romain Chiudini

Managing Director

Current

Arnaud Dufer

Managing Director

Current

Vincent P. Fandozzi

Managing Director

Current

Name

Hanson S Gifford

Marie Arnaud-Battandier

Romain Chiudini

Arnaud Dufer

Vincent P. Fandozzi

Work History

Genset, Granville Baird Capital Partners, and Finama Private Equity

Title

Founder

Managing Director

Managing Director

Managing Director

Managing Director

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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