ATLANTA — HD Supply Holdings Inc. a large North American industrial distributor, has completed the acquisition of A.H. Harris Construction Supplies, a specialty construction distributor serving the Northeast, Mid- and South-Atlantic regions.

A.H. Harris boasts an extensive network of more than 50 locations from the Carolinas to New England and will operate under the HD Supply Construction & Industrial — White Cap business unit, which is a supplier of specialty hardware, tools, and materials. The combination of these businesses will enable the combined company to provide greater value to its customers and suppliers and better serve their needs.

“We are thrilled for our customers and associates that A.H. Harris has joined the HD Supply team,” said John Stegeman, president, HD Supply Construction & Industrial. “This acquisition further strengthens HD Supply Construction & Industrial — White Cap’s presence in the eastern U.S., deepens its product expertise, and increases its value-added service offerings for our customers and preferred suppliers.”

King & Spalding served as legal counsel to HD Supply on the transaction. Houlihan Lokey and Lincoln Intl. acted as financial advisors, and Kirkland & Ellis served as legal counsel to A.H. Harris Construction Supplies.

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Publication date: 03/07/18