NASDAQ Welcomes HD Supply Holdings, Inc. [HDS] to The NASDAQ Stock Market

NASDAQ Welcomes HD Supply Holdings, Inc. [HDS] to The NASDAQ Stock Market

NEW YORK, June 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that trading of HD Supply Holdings, Inc.
(Nasdaq:HDS), one of the largest industrial distributors in North America,
commenced on The NASDAQ Stock Market on Thursday, June 27, 2013 under the
ticker symbol "HDS".

HD Supply is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America and
provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately
500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and
operations, infrastructure and power and specialty construction sectors. HD
Supply's leading business units include HD Supply Waterworks, HD Supply Power
Solutions, HD Supply Facilities Maintenance and HD Supply White Cap, which
specialize in delivering supplies and services to a wide range of customers,
with a focus on contractors, builders, maintenance professionals, government
and municipal entities and industrial businesses. 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.

"NASDAQ congratulates HD Supply on its listing on The NASDAQ Stock Market,
which will continue to provide the company with the opportunity for continued
growth within HD Supply's leading businesses," said Bruce Aust, Executive Vice
President, NASDAQ OMX. "We are happy to be the exchange of choice for HD
Supply's listing and look forward to celebrating many milestones with HD
Supply and its shareholders in the years to come."

Since its inception, NASDAQ OMX has consistently been the exchange of choice
for some of the world's most innovative and progressive companies across all
industries including industrial companies including HD Supply Holdings,
Fastenal, Apogee Enterprise, Builders FirstSource and Universal Forest


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