Corsair Acquires Origin PC

Posted by at 6:37 am on July 24, 2019

Corsair is buying another PC band, this it is boutique customer PC builder Origin PC. Origin PC was founder by former Alienware executives Kevin Wasielewski, Richard Cary, and Hector Penton formed in Miami.

“With the gaming PC market continuing to expand as an increasing number of players make the jump from console to PC, we wanted to do more to reach customers in North America that prefer to buy, rather than build, their system,” said Andy Paul, Founder and CEO of Corsair . “With Origin PC’s expertise in personalized custom gaming systems and Corsair strength in performance PC hardware and the iCUE software ecosystem, we’re excited to combine our efforts to create new world-class gaming experiences for PC gamers.”

“Corsair is a fantastic partner to help take Origin PC forward, known for creating quality, high-performance products that fully align with Origin PC” said Kevin Wasielewski, CEO of ORIGIN PC.

Origin PC will remain a separate brand within Origin PC, and will continue to operate from its Miami, FL offices. All existing ORIGIN PC warranties, purchases and support are unaffected and will continue to be provided by Origin PC’s world-class customer support team.

Corsair will continue to offer its own branded range of systems, including the VENGEANCE PC, CORSAIR ONE and CORSAIR ONE PRO.

Jones Day served as legal advisor to Corsair . Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP served as legal counsel to Origin PC,. Wedbush Securities Inc. served as exclusive financial advisor to Origin PC on this transaction.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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