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HD Supply Holdings, Inc. Announces Sale of 20,000,000 Shares of Common Stock by Selling Stockholders

ATLANTA, Sept. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:HDS) (the "Company"), the indirect parent of HD Supply, Inc., announced today the sale of an aggregate of 20,000,000 shares of the Company's common stock by certain of the Company's stockholders, including investment funds associated with The Carlyle Group and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC, and THD Holdings, LLC (collectively, the "Selling Stockholders") to Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and BofA Merrill Lynch, as the underwriters in the registered public offering of those shares. The Selling Stockholders will receive all of the net proceeds from this offering. No shares are being sold by the Company.

The last reported sale price of the Company's common stock on September 11, 2014 was $27.78 per share. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and BofA Merrill Lynch propose to offer for sale the shares of common stock from time to time in one or more transactions on the NASDAQ, in the over-the-counter market, through negotiated transactions or otherwise at market prices prevailing at the time of sale, at prices related to prevailing market prices or at negotiated prices, subject to receipt and acceptance by it and subject to its right to reject any order in whole or in part.

The Company has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") for the offering to which this communication relates. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents the Company has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the Company and this offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC Web site at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, copies of the prospectus and prospectus supplement, when available, may be obtained from Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, 11 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10010, Attn: LCD-IBD, or BofA Merrill Lynch, 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038, Attn: Prospectus Department, e-mail: dg.prospectus_requests@baml.com.

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 securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About HD Supply

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 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations, infrastructure and power and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 650 locations across 48 states and seven Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 16,000 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" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Exchange Act. 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. A number of important factors could cause actual events to differ materially from those contained in or implied by the forward-looking statements, including those factors discussed in our filings with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), including our annual report on Form 10-K, as amended, for the fiscal year ended February 2, 2014, and those described from time to time in our other filings with the SEC, which can be found at the SEC's website www.sec.gov. 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: Chris Kelley 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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