Independence
Discretion
Execution

Ardent Financial was created by its principals to address an increasing underserved secondary credit market. Ardent is an independent securities dealer dedicated to providing comprehensive, cutting edge execution and liquidity solutions for its global, institutional clients in the credit markets. Our deep fundamental and technical expertise through various credit cycles and long standing, trusted client relationships enables us to discreetly and meticulously fulfill our clients’ needs in all market conditions.

Independence
Discretion
Execution

Ardent Financial was created by its principals to address an increasing underserved secondary credit market. Ardent is an independent securities dealer dedicated to providing comprehensive, cutting edge execution and liquidity solutions for its global, institutional clients in the credit markets. Our deep fundamental and technical expertise through various credit cycles and long standing, trusted client relationships enables us to discreetly and meticulously fulfill our clients’ needs in all market conditions.

About Us

We believe in building relationships based on trust, reliability and honesty. As a team, most of us have known each other for a decade. We have come together based on a shared vision, complementary skill sets and a genuine desire to build our business by delivering world class services to our clients.

Leadership

Peter Chung - Chief Executive Officer

Peter currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Ardent Financial Limited. He has over twenty years of investing and trading experience in global financial markets holding senior leadership roles at leading investment banks and investment funds in Europe and the United States. Peter has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Certificate of Proficiency in East Asian Studies from Princeton University.

Timothy Alexander - Head of Strategy

Tim currently serves as Head of Strategy of Ardent Financial Limited and is a founding principal. He has over twenty years of investing and trading experience in global financial markets holding senior leadership roles at a leading investment bank and investment fund in Europe. Tim has a Bachelor of Science in Management (Finance) degree from the A.B. Freeman School of Business from Tulane University.

Aidan Brady - Chief Operating Officer

Aidan currently serves as Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Ardent Financial Limited. He has over twenty five years of experience in global financial markets holding COO roles at Deutsche Bank and CEO of DB UK Bank. Aidan is also a Chartered Accountant.

Citizenship

Ardent Financial proudly invests in organisations that are addressing some of the biggest issues in both our community and society at large. Through financial commitments and volunteerism to nonprofits on a local, national and international scale, Ardent and its employees support the below organisations that are making a material impact through their work:

Centrepoint is an organisation that provides homeless young people in the UK with accommodation, support and life skills necessary to get them back into education, training and employment.

Refuge is an organisation that supports women and children in the UK who are experiencing domestic abuse and violence with a broad range of services.

Ronald McDonald House Charities keeps families of sick children together and near the treatment and resources they need.

The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International focuses on eradicating disease, providing potable drinking water, sustaining mothers and children and improving education and all basic human rights.

Citizenship

Careers

info@ardentfinancial.co.uk

We are always seeking energetic, talented and entrepreneurial professionals to join our team. Ardent is an exciting and growing firm where enthusiastic individuals can build a challenging and rewarding career.

News

14/09/2020: Ardent Financial Limited Continues Build Out of its Business in London

Ardent hires Atif Ali as Managing Director to cover Financials, Consumers, Retail and Leisure. “We are excited to welcome Atif who brings 15 years of…

Ardent hires Atif Ali as Managing Director to cover Financials, Consumers, Retail and Leisure. “We are excited to welcome Atif who brings 15 years of experience to our growing team” said Tim Alexander, Head of Strategy. “Atif’s deep expertise in Financials is a commitment by Ardent to help its clients in this rapidly growing and…

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03/09/2020: Apex, Calypso to provide middle and back-office services to Ardent Financial

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09/07/2020: Ardent Financial selects SteelEye for MiFID II and MAR compliance services

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24/06/2020: Ardent Financial featured in Traders Magazine

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23/06/2020: Head of Strategy Tim Alexander on Reorg Podcast: The Perils and Boons of Covenants in the Distressed World

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17/06/2020: Institutional Asset Manager on Ardent Financial

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17/06/2020: Ardent Financial featured on IFR

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17/06/2020: Ardent Financial featured on Bloomberg

06.17.20 Bloomberg Article

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17/06/2020: Ardent Financial launches as a new Global Securities Dealer

New global securities dealer launches today to actively trade corporate and financial credit and reorganised equities in markets across Europe, the U.S. and select Emerging…

New global securities dealer launches today to actively trade corporate and financial credit and reorganised equities in markets across Europe, the U.S. and select Emerging Markets  Capitalised with institutional-quality permanent equity capital allowing it to provide firm markets and liquidity with its own balance sheet  Highly experienced board of directors and senior management team with…

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