France-headquartered private asset manager Ardian has held a final close for its European mid-market focused Ardian Private Credit Fund V on EUR 5bn, surpassing its EUR 4bn target.
Fund VI has raised half of its target so far, with the GP seeking to further prove its investment track record throughout 2023
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GP has raised EUR 150m for the vehicle against a EUR 250m target, with one third already deployed