ATLANTA, July 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:HDS), the indirect parent of HD Supply, Inc., today announced the closing of its previously announced initial public offering of 53,191,489 shares of common stock at $18.00 per share. In connection with the initial public offering, the underwriters exercised in full their option to purchase from the company an additional 7,978,723 shares of common stock. As a result, the total initial public offering size was 61,170,212 shares of common stock. The company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to (i) redeem, repurchase or otherwise acquire or retire all $950 million of HD Supply, Inc.'s outstanding 10.50% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2021 and (ii) pay transaction fees and other expenses. The offering was made through an underwriting group led by BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays Capital Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, and Credit Suisse (USA) LLC, which acted as lead book-running managers. Additional book-running managers were Citigroup, Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Morgan Stanley, UBS Investment Bank, and Wells Fargo Securities. Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, William Blair & Company, L.L.C., Raymond James & Associates, Inc., BB&T Capital Markets, a division of BB&T Securities, LLC, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Drexel Hamilton, LLC, and Guzman & Company also acted as managing underwriters of the offering. The offering of these securities was made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the final prospectus may be obtained by contacting one of the following: BofA Merrill Lynch, Attention: Prospectus Department, 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038, email: email@example.com; Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, (888) 603-5847, email: firstname.lastname@example.org; J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Ave., Edgewood, NY 11717, (866) 803-9204; and, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10010, (800) 221-1037, email: email@example.com. A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with, and declared effective by, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of these shares in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful, prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any state.
HD Supply is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 professional customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations, infrastructure and power and specialty construction sectors. With more than 600 locations across 46 states and nine Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 15,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success.Forward-Looking Statements This press release includes "forward-looking statements," including with respect to the company's proposed use of proceeds. Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties, many of which may be beyond our control. We caution you that the forward-looking information presented in this press release is not a guarantee of future events, and that actual events may differ materially from those made in or suggested by the forward-looking information contained in this press release. In addition, forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "may," "plan," "seek," "comfortable with," "will," "expect," "intend," "estimate," "anticipate," "believe" or "continue" or the negative thereof or variations thereon or similar terminology. Any forward-looking information presented herein is made only as of the date of this press release, and we do not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information to reflect changes in assumptions, the occurrence of unanticipated events, or otherwise.
CONTACT: Investor Contact: William Stengel HD Supply Investor Relations 770-852-9100 InvestorRelations@hdsupply.com Media Contact: Quiana Pinckney HD Supply Public Relations 770-852-9057 Quiana.Pinckney@hdsupply.com