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HD Supply Holdings, Inc. to Join Russell 1000(R), Russell 3000(R) and Russell Global Indexes

HD Supply Holdings, Inc. to Join Russell 1000(R), Russell 3000(R) and Russell
Global Indexes

ATLANTA, Sept. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HD Supply Holdings, Inc.
(Nasdaq:HDS), one of the largest industrial distribution companies in North
America, today announced that it will join the broad-market Russell 1000®,
Russell 3000® and Russell Global Indexes after the U.S. markets close on
September 30, according to a list of additions posted on
www.russell.com/indexes. The addition of HD Supply is part of the annual
reconstitution by Russell Investments of its comprehensive set of U.S. and
global equity indexes.

Membership in the Russell Indexes remains in place for one year. Russell
determines membership for its equity indexes primarily by objective,
market-capitalization rankings and style attributes. Russell Indexes are
widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds
and as benchmarks for both passive and active investment strategies.
Approximately $4.1 trillion in assets are benchmarked to the Russell Indexes.

About HD Supply

HD Supply (www.hdsupply.com) is one of the largest industrial distribution
companies in North America. Through industry-leading business units and more
than 80 years of experience, the Company provides a broad range of products
and services to approximately 500,000 customers in the maintenance, repair and
operations, infrastructure, and specialty construction markets. 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.

About Russell

Russell Investments (Russell) is a global asset manager and one of only a few
firms that offers actively managed multi-asset portfolios and services that
include advice, investments and implementation. Russell stands with
institutional investors, financial advisors and individuals working with their
advisors—using the firm's core capabilities that extend across capital market
insights, manager research, portfolio construction, portfolio implementation
and indexes to help each achieve their desired investment outcomes.

Russell has more than $237 billion* in assets under management (as of
6/30/2013) and works with over 2,500 institutional clients, independent
distribution partners and individual investors globally. As a consultant to
some of the largest pools of capital in the world, Russell has $2.6 trillion
in assets under advisement (as of 12/31/2012). It has four decades of
experience researching and selecting investment managers and meets annually
with more than 2,200 managers around the world. Russell traded more than $1.4
trillion in 2012 through its implementation services business. Russell also
calculates approximately 700,000 benchmarks daily covering 98% of the
investable market globally, which includes more than 80 countries and more
than 10,000 securities. Approximately $4.1 trillion in assets are benchmarked
to the Russell Indexes.

* Includes $69 billion of derivative overlay assets under management not
included prior to June 30, 2013.

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

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