centurion-bankCenturion was a small private sector bank having moderate presence in West and South India with 61 branches and 139 ATM’s across 40 cities at the time of Sabre’s investment. Centurion provided a platform to enter this highly restricted sector quickly and at a reasonable price, and with Sabre’ ability to add value given its deep experience and expertise in the banking sector, it become one of Asia’s most successful financial services private equity investments when Sabre strategically merged it with HDFC Bank in 2008.