Corsair acquires Raptor Gaming, strengthens gaming peripherals lineup

By Digit NewsDesk | Updated 16 Aug 2012
Corsair acquires Raptor Gaming, strengthens gaming peripherals lineup

Corsair today announced the acquisition of certain assets of Raptor Gaming, a maker of high-performance PC gaming peripherals headquartered in Heinsberg, Germany. Established in 2004, Raptor Gaming has a strong retail presence in Germany, considered the largest market for video gaming in Europe, with products widely available in major chains.

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As part of this transaction, Corsair receives Raptor Gaming's full product portfolio of keyboards, mice, headsets, and accessories, which will form a new series of gaming products alongside Corsair's existing award-winning line of Vengeance PC gaming products. Raptor Gaming executives CEO Dirk Schunk and COO Heinz-Dieter Ludwig will remain engaged with Corsair to facilitate a smooth transition.

Andy Paul, President and CEO at Corsair said "Corsair and Raptor share the same goal, bringing best-in-class PC hardware to gamers around the world. Raptor Gaming's strong retail presence will allow us to offer a wider range of PC hardware to gamers across Germany."

Dirk Schunk, CEO at Raptor Gaming said "As gamers ourselves, we formed the Raptor Gaming business to create high-performance PC gear to give gamers the absolute best gaming experience. Corsair's strong global brand and worldwide distribution will open up Raptor Gaming products to a wider audience of gamers around the world."
 

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