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Centauro is one of the leading off-airport rent-a- car operators in airports.

Type of Operation



Portobello Fund III

Investment date

May 2017 / Exit date: Jul 2019


Rent-a-car operator

Centauro operates through fifteen branches located in key tourism destinations in the Mediterranean and Portuguese coast.

The company manages a fleet of over 18,000 vehicles. In 2016, it reached €66m. Centauro works closely with relevant international automakers and focuses on the quality and price of its service.

Why did we invest in Centauro?

  • Build a leading operator in the off-airport niche in Southern Europe
  • Organic expansion
  • Consolidation of a fragmented space
  • Enter new countries
  • Best-in- class CEO: Mr. Devesa has an extensive experience in the sector and has a clear growth strategy