Generational Capital Markets Announces the Substantial Asset Acquisition of Water Products of Oklahoma, Arkansas Water Products

 Generational Capital Markets Announces the Substantial Asset Acquisition of
Water Products of Oklahoma, Arkansas Water Products and Municipal Water Works
                        Supply by HD Supply Waterworks

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Jan. 4, 2013

DALLAS, Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Generational Capital Markets, Inc.,
member FINRA/SIPC, ("GCM") a mergers & acquisitions advisor for privately-held
businesses, is pleased to announced HD Supply Waterworks, acquired
substantially all the assets of their client, Water Products of Oklahoma,
Inc., Arkansas Water Products, LLC, and Municipal Water Works Supply, LP
(collectively doing business as "Water Products"). Headquartered in Owasso,
Okla., Water Products is a distributor of water, sewer and gas system
installations and maintenance products and repair services. The transaction
closed on December 3, 2012.

HD Supply distributes a complete line of water, sewer, fire protection and
storm-drain products to serve the needs of contractors and municipalities in
the water, wastewater, storm and fire protection markets.

"HD Supply Waterworks is committed to strategic growth that enables us to
serve our customers more efficiently and build value," said HD Supply
Waterworks CEO Jerry Webb. "The acquisition of Water Products provides us with
an increased ability to provide value-added services, robust inventory and
timely product deliveries to our existing and prospective customers in this
important region."

The purchase of Water Products further strengthens HD Supply Waterworks'
leading national position by enhancing its capability to meet the demand of
increasing infrastructure needs in the South Central United States. It also
aligns with HD Supply's overall long-term growth strategy and enhances its
ability to provide the right products, services and solutions as the
distributor of choice for its customers.

"We continue to make smart investments in our business, such as the Water
Products acquisition, that position us for long-term success and differentiate
HD Supply Waterworks from our competition," said HD Supply Waterworks
President Steve LeClair.

Water Products currently operates six branches located in Owasso, Okla.;
McPherson, Kan.; Tontitown and Little Rock, Ark.; Harrisonville, Mo.; and
Royse City, Texas. The business will be fully integrated into HD Supply
Waterworks and will begin operating under the HD Supply Waterworks brand while
continuing to provide water and sewer materials and services to existing
customers. Brenen Hofstadter and Chris Heckert with Generational Capital
Markets, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC represented Water Products as their M&A

About HD Supply
HD Supply ( is one of the largest industrial distribution
companies in North America. Through a diverse portfolio of industry-leading
businesses and more than 80 years of experience, the company provides a broad
range of products and services to approximately 440,000 professional customers
in the infrastructure, maintenance, repair and improvement, and specialty
construction markets. With approximately 630 locations across 46 states and
nine Canadian provinces, the company's 14,000 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.

For more information:
Rebecca Gruman

SOURCE Generational Capital Markets, Inc.

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