Industry-specific expertise is essential to understanding the intricate regulatory frameworks, risk management, and complex accounting practices that are specific to the financial services industry.

Corsair Capital is one of the longest-standing private equity firms focused 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, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. Furthermore, over the past four decades Corsair’s senior executives have advised governments and companies worldwide.

Corsair has developed an unrivalled global network of industry and governmental contacts which enables its professionals to anticipate sector trends and positions the firm for attractive investment opportunities.

We believe that industry-specific expertise is essential to understanding the intricate regulatory frameworks, risk management, and complex accounting practices that are specific to the financial services industry. By working with financial services companies through periods of growth and stress, we have developed a unique insight into the various factors that can ensure success or lead to failure. We believe that the judgment and resources of investing exclusively in the financial services sector will continue to enable Corsair to successfully evaluate and efficiently execute financial services investments around the globe.