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HPI has been checking the histories of used cars since 1938. We were the first to introduce this invaluable service and our many years of experience in the industry have made HPI the most trusted automotive data company. If you want a vehicle history check carried out by the real experts, always look for the official HPI logo. We have access to more car data than anyone else and our thorough investigations have helped hundreds of thousands of people avoid purchasing cars that have been stolen, clocked, written-off, or that have unpaid finance against them, saving them from unnecessary costs and heartache.
TypePrivate
Founded1938
HQLeeds, GB
Websitecap-hpi.com
Employee Ratings3.9

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)24
Revenue (FY, 2018)£41.4 M(+42%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at hpi

Ian Rendle

Ian Rendle

Managing Director
Neil Hodson

Neil Hodson

Managing Director
Matt Thompson

Matt Thompson

Marketing Director
William Porter

William Porter

Product Development Director
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hpi Office Locations

hpi has an office in Leeds
Leeds, GB (HQ)
cap hpi, Capitol House, Bond Court
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hpi Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1938
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hpi Revenue

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hpi's revenue was reported to be £41.41 m in FY, 2018 which is a 41.8% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2018)

41.4m

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

41.8%

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

35.2m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

85%

Net income (FY, 2018)

25.7m

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

30.7m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

30.2m

Cash (31-Mar-2018)

5.6m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

29.9m32.5m35.3m29.2m41.4m

Revenue growth, %

9%9%(17%)42%

Cost of goods sold

3.4m4.5m5.2m4.3m6.2m

Gross profit

26.5m28.0m30.2m24.9m35.2m
GBPFY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

3.5m2.6m554.0k1.1m13.7m24.0m34.7m12.2m8.4m11.3m9.5m8.1m4.5m3.6m5.5m2.1m5.6m

Accounts Receivable

2.2m2.3m2.3m2.5m2.5m2.2m2.3m3.6m3.2m3.6m3.5m3.6m4.2m6.1m6.5m7.7m

Current Assets

6.1m10.8m13.0m21.6m38.1m47.3m55.8m16.6m22.3m28.7m27.8m27.0m24.1m27.6m68.6m94.2m139.4m

PP&E

1.9m2.8m5.1m6.6m5.9m4.7m4.0m4.1m6.1m8.0m8.2m7.7m5.6m32.5m3.8m3.4m1.9m
GBPFY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

1.6m3.8m5.2m8.2m6.4m5.6m7.2m15.3m11.7m14.3m10.5m13.5m12.1m15.8m14.1m15.5m25.7m

Cash From Operating Activities

10.3m11.9m27.9m(1.1m)13.7m11.6m12.7m15.5m

Dividends Paid

49.0m16.0m

Cash From Financing Activities

(603.0k)(766.0k)(49.1m)(8.0m)(12.1m)(16.0m)
GBPFY, 2001

Financial Leverage

1.8 x
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hpi Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

89/100

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hpi Online and Social Media Presence

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hpi News and Updates

Oracle open-sources Graphpipe to make it easier to deploy machine learning models

Oracle today open-sourced Graphpipe, a tool created to make it easy to serve machine learning models in the cloud. Graphpipe was designed to simplify the deployment of machine learning for use on mobile apps and IoT devices, as well as web services for end users or AI for internal use at companies.

Oracle open sources Graphpipe to standardize machine learning model deployment

Oracle, a company not exactly known for having the best relationship with the open source community, is releasing a new open source tool today called Graphpipe, which is designed to simplify and standardize the deployment of machine learning models. The tool consists of a set of libraries and tools …

hpi Blogs

Car Market Overview - January 2020

We have two videos for you this month; Derren Martin, Head of Valuations UK, gives an overview of the current car market. Andrew Mee, Forecasting Editor UK, talks about the updated situation regarding Brexit and the used car market.Read the full car, bike and commercial overviews here …

Solera Innovation Labs Podcast: Matthew Freeman, cap-hpi

The electric vehicle market is growing every year, and 2020 will undoubtably bring more models into the field. But with so many differences and variables between the vehicles, and vastly different legislation from that of traditional vehicles, it’s tough to know what’s right for your lif…

Skoda Octavia Premiere

It was over to Prague for the Grand Unveiling and World Premiere of the all-new Skoda Octavia. We went to the National Gallery in the centre of the City, a large impressive building and just the right place to hold such a grand event.The car was unveiled to the sounds of the Czech Philha…

Car Market Overview - December

Derren Martin, Head of Valuations UK, gives an overview of the used car market, retail demand and value movements of petrol, diesel, hybrid and electric vehicles. Derren also looks at what is going to happen in the market over the next few weeks. 

Car Market Overview - November

Derren Martin, Head of Valuations UK, gives an overview of the used car market, retail demand and value movements of petrol, diesel, hybrid and electric vehicles. Derren also looks at what is going to happen in the market over the next few weeks. 

Land Rover Discovery Sport 2019

The two words Land and Rover when put together are synonymous with a go-anywhere, robust and sturdy vehicle.But now a Land Rover is more than a capable off-roader, used by farmers and construction workers. For many years now, Land Rover has transformed itself from the basic vehicle to a …
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hpi Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was hpi founded?

    hpi was founded in 1938.

  • Who are hpi key executives?

    hpi's key executives are Ian Rendle, Neil Hodson and Matt Thompson.

  • How many employees does hpi have?

    hpi has 24 employees.

  • What is hpi revenue?

    Latest hpi annual revenue is £41.4 m.

  • What is hpi revenue per employee?

    Latest hpi revenue per employee is £1.7 m.

  • Who are hpi competitors?

    Competitors of hpi include Cazana, Iframac and Antique Automobile Club Of America.

  • Where is hpi headquarters?

    hpi headquarters is located at cap hpi, Capitol House, Bond Court, Leeds.

  • Where are hpi offices?

    hpi has an office in Leeds.

  • How many offices does hpi have?

    hpi has 1 office.