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Historic Automobile Group International (HAGI™) is an independent investment research house and think tank with specialised expertise in the rare classic motorcar sector. The group has created benchmarks which track this alternative asset class accurately for the first time, using rigorous financial methodology usually associated with more traditional investments. The HAGI Top Index is published on the Financial Times website.

The purpose of this approach is to lend transparency to the sector and enable market participants to make informed decisions based on data driven fundamentals.

The group runs a proprietary database encompassing in excess of 100,000 actual transactions. Entries start from the date of the cars' manufacture and are updated on a daily basis. The data is collected from four major sources: Private contacts, marque specialists, dealers and auction results.

HAGI consists of a unique team of professionals and advisors with long standing track records in the fields of both finance and historic motorcars.

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Index Period Price* % change/month % year to date
HAGI Top July 2014 254.84 4.82 8.42
HAGI P July 2014 244.00 5.22 15.91
HAGI F July 2014 274.20 7.97 10.69
HAGI Top ex. P & F July 2014 244.40 1.68 3.57
         
HAGI MBCI** July 2014 144.11 0.45 1.65
         
S&P Global 1200 July 2014 1908.56 - 1.50
3.42
*HAGI Inception values £100 on 31.12.2008, **HAGI MBCI £100 on 31.12.2011
1. The HAGI Top Index is our overall market measure for exceptional historic automobiles.
2. The HAGI P Index is measuring the rare Porsche automobile market.
3. The HAGI F Index is measuring the rare Ferrari automobile market.
4. The HAGI Top ex P&F Index represents the HAGI Top Index without Porsche and Ferrari.
5. The HAGI MBCI measures the market for classic Mercedes-Benz automobiles (from 2012).

HAGI™Top Index is designed to measure the rare collector's automobile market, ranging from pre-war to the new millenium. Due to the representative character of this group this index can be used as a valuable tool to monitor the price development for any single automobile or a collection. HAGI Top is an integral part of our overall index universe, it's sub indices are HAGI F, HAGI P and HAGI Top ex F&P. HAGI-Top is weighted according to our estimate of surviving cars in the relevant models.

A monthly fact sheet for this index is available in the member's area. To obtain a password please contact us with your details.

The Mercedes-Benz Classic Index (HAGI MBCI) is designed to measure the historic Mercedes-Benz automobile market for models produced from the 1920s to the 1980s. Due to the representative character of this group this index can be used as a valuable tool to monitor the price development from any classic single Mercedes-Benz to an entire collection of this marque. HAGI MBCI is weighted according to our estimate of surviving cars in the relevant models.

A monthly fact sheet for this index is available in the member's area. To obtain a password please contact us with your details.

HAGI™P Index is designed to measure the rare collector's Porsche automobile market, ranging from the 1950s to the new millenium. Due to the representative character of this group this index can be used as a valuable tool to monitor the price development from any rare single Porsche to an entire collection of this marque. HAGI P is an integral part of our overall index universe, a sub index of HAGI Top. HAGI-P is weighted according to our estimate of surviving cars in the relevant models.

A monthly fact sheet for this index is available in the member's area. To obtain a password please contact us with your details.

HAGI™F Index is designed to measure the rare collector's Ferrari automobile market, ranging from the 1950s to the new millenium. Due to the representative character of this group this index can be used as an ideal tool to monitor the price development from any rare single Ferrari to an entire collection of this marque. HAGI F is an integral part of our overall index universe, a sub index of HAGI Top. HAGI F is weighted according to our estimate of surviving cars in the relevant models. 

A monthly fact sheet for this index is available in the member's area. To obtain a password please contact us with your details.

HAGI™Top ex P&F Index is designed to measure the rare collector's automobile market outside the marques Ferrari and Porsche. The periods represented range from pre-war to the new millenium. Due to the representative character of this group this index can be used as a valuable tool to monitor the price development from many automobiles or for an entire collection. HAGI Top ex F&P Index is an integral part of our overall index universe. Together with HAGI F and HAGI P it makes up the HAGI Top Index. HAGI Top ex F&P is weighted according to our estimate of surviving cars in the relevant models.

A monthly fact sheet for this index is available in the member's area. To obtain a password please contact us with your details.

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