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History

Since our founding in 1992 originally within J.P. Morgan & Co., Corsair has been a pioneer private equity investor in the global financial services sector. Milestone investments include providing the first private sector investment in the Swedish mutual banking sector; leading the largest US bank recapitalization during the financial crisis; and being the first financial sponsor to support a strategic acquisition of an FDIC resolved institution. As the financial industry has evolved since the crisis of 2008, Corsair has developed a leadership position as an investor in growing services businesses within the industry that combine financial services complexity with technology transformation in areas including payments, software, consumer financial product distribution and others. For further detail please visit our Focus page.

In 2015 Corsair became the manager of Gateway Infrastructure Investments, a $2.9 billion global infrastructure fund originally established in 2007, through a sub-advisory agreement with Citigroup. For more information please visit the Corsair Infrastructure Partners website.

Culture

We are committed to the highest level of transparency and integrity for our investors and portfolio company management teams. Corsair believes that building trust and confidence is the key to maintaining a strong, long-term, successful investment strategy. Our engagement with stakeholders is relationship oriented. We are listeners first and advisors second.

Alignment

At Corsair, our success is measured by the success of our portfolio companies and investors. At our core, our investment philosophy is built on a commitment to ensuring that our interests are aligned with those of our partners.

Led/Co-Led $8.0 billion in Equity Investments

Completed since Corsair’s successful spin-out from J.P. Morgan*

32 Professionals

In New York and London, complemented by 10 Operating Partners & 7 Advisory Board members

Combined 301 Years

Of sector experience within Corsair's investment committee

*Includes equity invested by third party co-investors and co-sponsors