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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. ... Show more
TypePrivate
Founded1938
HQSalisbury, GB
Websitecap-hpi.com
Employee Ratings4.2

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)29
Revenue (FY, 2018)£41.4 M(+42%)

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 Salisbury
Salisbury, GB (HQ)
New St
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hpi Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1938

hpi Revenue

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hpi's revenue was reported to be £41.41 m in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

41.4m

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, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

4.0m16.5m20.2m22.5m25.2m27.1m25.6m39.1m28.3m31.2m31.1m29.4m29.9m32.5m35.3m29.2m41.4m

Revenue growth, %

9%9%

Cost of goods sold

662.7k1.8m1.8m2.1m2.1m3.4m2.2m3.4m2.8m3.4m3.5m3.5m3.4m4.5m5.2m4.3m6.2m

Gross profit

3.3m14.7m18.4m20.4m23.1m23.7m23.4m35.6m25.5m27.8m27.6m25.9m26.5m28.0m30.2m24.9m35.2m
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)
GBPY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

1.2m

Financial Leverage

1.6 x
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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 …
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hpi Blogs

cap hpi wins AM’s supplier of the year award

The prestigious AM Awards 2019 took place last night at the ICC in Birmingham, was cap hpi were crowned supplier of the year.The supplier of the year category, a new addition to AM’s awards in 2019, sought to find the perfect partner for motor retailers. The award criteria entirely captu…

BVRLA rallies industry response to vehicle tax consultation

As the closing date looms on government’s consultation Review of WLTP and vehicle taxes, the BVRLA and other leading trade bodies are making a collective call to industry to take action.Concerned that government’s continued lack of alignment of its taxation and environmental policies wil…

Car market overview

Watch Derren Martin, Head of Valuations UK, give an overview of the market for February including new cars sales, used car retail activity, used car remarketing activity, trade values and what's coming in next few weeks.

Digidentity Helps London Residents Safeguard Against Identity Theft During Self-Assessment

Individuals in the London area can find information throughout the city on how to create a secure digital identity for their tax returnAs one of the five providers of digital identities certified by the UK government to help British citizens complete Self-Assessment, Digidentity B.V., a …

Honda CR-V Hybrid, European Press Event, Seville

Honda offering a Hybrid car, is nothing new, the first one was the Insight back in 1999, but Hybrids have become more important, and many more are now offered, but what does Hybrid mean, just because the car has a Hybrid badge stuck on it, doesn’t mean they are all the same system.Althou…

Vauxhall Combo Lifewdxefcqufszuzezftuxetqsqxt

This all-new Combo Life is, as Vauxhall told us, been introduced to replace the Zafira Tourer, which has now been discontinued. This is probably due to the fact that the Zafira was based on a GM platform, and now with Vauxhall being part of PSA, then things have to change, no more GM con…
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hpi Company Life and Culture

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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 29 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 £1.4 m.

  • Who are hpi competitors?

    Competitors of hpi include Cazana, Sturgess Motor Group and Gravells.

  • Where is hpi headquarters?

    hpi headquarters is located at New St, Salisbury.

  • Where are hpi offices?

    hpi has an office in Salisbury.

  • How many offices does hpi have?

    hpi has 1 office.