D.T. Ignacio JayantiManaging Partner at Corsair Capital
Mr. Jayanti is the Managing Partner of Corsair and serves as Chairman of the Investment Committee and heads the firm’s Executive Committee. He joined Corsair in 1993 when the first Corsair fund was launched and is based in New York. Mr. Jayanti is a director of Corsair portfolio company First Eagle Investment Management.
Prior to spinning off Corsair as an independent business from J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. in 2006, Mr. Jayanti played a key role as a senior member of the investment team of the predecessor Corsair funds and also was responsible for managing the operations of the Corsair business from 1994 onwards. From 1994 to 1999, Mr. Jayanti was also a senior member of the Investment Banking Department of J.P. Morgan, where he headed the Emerging Markets Financial Institutions group. Prior to J.P. Morgan, Mr. Jayanti worked at Credit Suisse First Boston in the Financial Institutions group both in New York and London. His investment banking experience includes complex advisory assignments in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America.
Mr. Jayanti holds both a B.A. and an M.A. in Economics from Queens’ College, Cambridge University. He is a member of the International Advisory Board of BritishAmerican Business.
Mr. Jayanti is also a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Finance Leaders Fellowship Program and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.