Investment firm partners with global technology provider

Private investment firm Ardian has partnered with global fintech platform iCapital.

The partnership will allow the investment firm’s network of wealth managers serving high net worth individuals to access the firm’s offering through the personalized technology provided by the global platform.

Ardian aims to broaden access to its private market investment strategies that span private equity, real assets and private credit, the company said.

“In 2020, we launched our wealth management solutions initiative based on our belief that alternative investment opportunities should be accessible to wealth managers and their private clients worldwide,” said Erwan Paugam, Head of Wealth Management Solutions and Managing Director of Ardian.

“Joining forces with iCapital ensures that wealth managers can now seamlessly access our extensive expertise in private equity, real assets and private credit investing. Through this partnership, we combine iCapital’s innovative technology platform with our long-standing commitment to meet the changing demands of the global wealth management community, to provide a cutting-edge solution to wealth managers and to help their clients. to achieve their investment objectives.

Marco Bizzozero, Head of International at iCapital, added: “Our mission is to solve the fundamental challenges of investing in private markets for wealth managers and their private clients. iCapital’s solutions help asset managers and wealth managers facilitate their clients’ access to growth and diversification opportunities in private markets.

“This partnership represents another important step in our global expansion. We are very pleased to support Ardian’s commitment to bringing attractive alternative investment opportunities to the wealth management channel globally and to helping advisors and their clients achieve their investment goals. .

iCapital has recently partnered with several companies to expand access to wealth management and private market solutions. Some of the newer ones include Morgan Stanley and Tikehau Capital.

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