Corsair is a multi-billion dollar public company in the gaming space.
So what company owns Corsair?
Since Corsair is a publicly-traded company, its stock is owned by shareholders. As of 12/31/2021, approximately 57.3% of Corsair’s stock is owned by EagleTree Capital, which initially invested in Corsair in 2017. Therefore, EagleTree controls Corsair and even has the right to designate the chairman of the board of directors.
In addition to EagleTree, about 27% of Corsair’s stock is owned by the general public, and another 11% is owned by other institutions.
As of September 2022, the total market value of Corsair’s stock is over $1.4 billion, spread across roughly 96 million shares. (source)
More facts about Corsair Gaming, Inc.
Here is a bit more information about Corsair, all of which was pulled from their 2022 annual SEC filing (Form 10-K), which can be found online here.
Corsair Manufacturing and Production
- Corsair headquarters is located in Fremont, California, USA
- Corsair DRAM modules, customized gaming controllers, and liquid-cooling components are manufactured in a leased facility in Taiwan.
- Corsair also employs a number of third-party shipping & storage companies around the world.
Corsair Company Information
- Corsair was founded in 1994 in Silicon Valley, USA, and has shipped over 237 million gaming & streaming products as of 12/31/2021.
- Corsair’s cofounder, Andy Paul, is the current CEO of the company (updated 9/2022)
- Corsair is a publicly-traded company (Nasdaq symbol: CRSR)
Gaming Brands & Subsidiaries that Corsair Owns:
Corsair has acquired a number of smaller gaming brands, but the largest of which are the following:
- Gamer Sensei
Is Corsair a private company?
No. Corsair Gaming is a publicly traded company with shares traded on the NASDAQ. However, over 57% of Corsair’s stock is owned by the private equity firm EagleTree (initial investment in 2017), meaning the effectively control the company. Roughly 27% of Corsair’s stock is owned by general public shareholders.
Who owns the most CRSR stock?
Over 57% of CRSR stock is owned by EagleTree Capital, a private equity firm that bought the shares in 2017. With their majority ownership, EagleTree controls the corporation.
Where does Corsair manufacture their products?
Corsair manufactures its products in various locations, most of which are in Asia. Corsair leases a large facility in Taiwan, where they produce DRAM modules, liquid-cooling components, prebuilt gaming systems, and gaming controllers. All other gear that Corsair sells is “produced at factories operated by third parties located in Asia.” (source). They also assemble and test various products in their U.S. and U.K. office, and contract with 3rd party fulfillment centers (for storage and shipping) all across the world.
Is Corsair a trusted brand?
Yes. Corsair is a long-established brand in gaming (founded in 1994) and has shipped over 237 million gaming & streaming products since then. They are a publicly traded company with operations in the U.S., U.K., and Taiwan. They have a positive reputation with gamers and fans of its PCs, keyboards, and other peripherals.
Is Corsair a UK company?
No, although they have testing & assembly operations in the U.K. Corsair is headquartered in Fremont, CA, USA, and most of their production occurs in Taiwan and other Asian countries.
Are Corsair keyboards better than Razer?
Not necessarily! This will come down to personal preference based on which keyboards you like the look, sound, and feel of. Corsair and Razer are long-established gaming brands with decades of experience, and both companies have a positive reputation for quality products. There are pros and cons (and differences) between Corsair and Razer keyboards, so it’s up to you which is better.