Equity firm to buy Corsair for $500 million, sources say

Corsair might find itself under new management if sources are accurate.

Derek Strickland
Published Mon, Jul 17 2017 7:20 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Private equity firm EagleTree Capital is in advanced talks to buy popular peripheral and hardware-maker Corsair, sources have told Reuters.

Equity firm to buy Corsair for $500 million, sources say |

On Thursday Reuters reported that two sources affirmed that EagleTree Capital, a private equity firm based in New York, has offered to purchase Corsair for more than $500 million. Four different financial institutions will help finance the acquisition, the sources said, including Goldman Sachs, Macquarie Group, BNP Paribas, and Societe Generale.

Corsair's range of products include peripherals and hardware aimed at the professional gaming segment, including cooling solutions, keyboards and mice, audio headsets, high-end PC cases, RAM, and a unique small form-factor PC called the Corsair One.


Derek is absorbed with the intersection of technology and gaming, and is always looking forward to new advancements. With over six years in games journalism under his belt, Derek aims to further engage the gaming sector while taking a peek under the tech that powers it. He hopes to one day explore the stars in No Man's Sky with the magic of VR.

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