Corsair Capital is one of the longest-standing private equity firms focused exclusively on investing in the global financial services industry. Launched in 1992 in the aftermath of the U.S. savings and loan crisis, Corsair was the first fund of its size to invest in the financial services industry. Over its history, Corsair developed an institutional knowledge of the key financial services subsectors including banking, insurance, asset management and specialty finance.
Since its inception, Corsair has invested across substantially all of the subsectors of the financial services industry in North America, Western Europe, and the Emerging Markets of Latin America, Asia, and Central Europe. Furthermore, over the past four decades Corsair’s senior executives have advised governments and companies worldwide.