The Home Depot

The Home Depot

The Home Depot

Date Founded



2455 Paces Ferry Road,Atlanta, GA 30339-4024

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Retail: Home Improvement
Internet Software & Services
Retail: Other
Other Business & Consulting Services

Company Description

The Home Depot, Inc. engages in the sale of building materials and home improvement products. Its products include building materials, home improvement products, lawn and garden products and decor products. The firm operates through the following geographical segments: U.S., Canada and Mexico. It offers home improvement installation services, and tool and equipment rental. The company was founded by Bernard Marcus, Arthur M. Blank, Kenneth Gerald Langone and Pat Farrah on June 29, 1978 and is headquartered at Atlanta, GA.

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Executives & Employees

President, US Retail

President & Chief Operating Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Executive Vice President-General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer & Corporate Controller


President-Western Division

President-Northern Division

Board of Directors

Former President, US Retail at The Home Depot

Managing Director & Chief Risk Officer at General Atlantic Service Co. LP

Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at IQVIA Holdings, Inc.

Operating Partner at Churchill Capital Corp. VI

Director & Partner at Gold Coast Restaurants, Inc.

Former President-Information Technology at Lockheed Martin Corporation

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at American Airlines, Inc.

Former Member at New York Angels, Inc.

President at Marriott International, Inc.

Executive Chairman at CCMP Capital Advisors LLC

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The Vanguard Group is an American investment management company based in Malvern, Pennsylvania, that manages approximately $3.4 trillion[1] in assets. It is the largest provider of mutual funds and now the second-largest provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the world after BlackRock, with about $451 billion in ETF assets under management, as of March 2015.[3] It offers mutual funds and other financial products and services to retail and institutional investors in the United States and abroad. Founder and former chairman John C. Bogle is credited with the creation of the first index fund available to individual investors,[4] the popularization of index funds generally,[5] and driving costs down across the mutual fund industry.

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SSgA FM’s methods of analysis include quantitative, fundamental, technical, cyclical, indexing, arbitrage, charting and other strategy specific methods. They offer a broad range of strategies including: Active, Enhanced, and Passive Equity; Active & Passive Debt; Cash Management; Multi-Asset Class Solutions; Real Estate (including Direct Real Estate); Senior Loans; Managed Futures; and Private Equity. Active equity strategies include enhanced equity and active quantitative strategies. The strategies cover market-cap and style segments of the market including: large-cap core, large-cap growth, large-cap value, mid-cap, small-cap, small-cap value, all-cap, and long-short equity. They also manage long-short and long-short market neutral strategies. SSgA FM’s Active & Passive Debt strategies offers a range of investment styles from passive to active, short to long duration, tax-exempt, sovereign to high yield, and single country to global. The firm’s Cash Management strategies seek to generate current income while preserving capital and liquidity by investing in diversified portfolios of short-term securities. SSgA FM's Multi-Asset Class strategies employ an asset allocation model as means of diversification and seek to position assets among major investment categories. Their Multi Asset Class Solutions strategies employ an asset allocation model as a method of diversification that aims to position assets among major investment categories. SSgA FM’s Managed Futures strategy allocates assets using two approaches: a managed futures strategy and a fixed income strategy. The firm’s Private Equity strategies focus on rigorous partner selection, thorough evaluation of quality investment opportunities, and fundamental, research-driven research.

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CWI employs a long-term, value-oriented global investment approach and a multiple portfolio manager system that combines teamwork and individual accountability. The firm utilizes fundamental research to gather in-depth information on markets and companies around the world. They also employ a security-by-security approach to portfolio construction and emphasize long-term investments. Their strategies focus on determining the difference between the fundamental value of a company and its price in the marketplace. CWI offers a wide variety of equity, fixed-income and balanced investment strategies. Their strategies are categorized as global, multi-regional and regional investment strategies.

Recent Transactions
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The Home Depot purchases HD Supply Holdings, Inc.

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Olympia Chimney & Venting, Inc., Argosy Private Equity purchase Copperfield Chimney Supply, Inc. from The Home Depot

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The Home Depot purchases Askuity, Inc. from MaRS Discovery District (Venture Capital), Dunnhumby Ventures

Transaction Advisors
Legal Advisor

Advised onThe Home Depot purchases Kmart Holding Corp /18 Stores from Kmart Holding Corp.


Advised onThe Home Depot purchases National Waterworks, Inc. from JPMorgan Chase & Co., Thomas H. Lee Partners LP

Investment Advisor

Advised onThe Home Depot purchases Kmart Holding Corp /18 Stores from Kmart Holding Corp.

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Advised onThe Home Depot purchases Hughes Supply, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised onThe Home Depot purchases Hughes Supply, Inc.


Advised onThe Home Depot, THD AT-Home Services, Inc. purchase US Home Systems, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants

Head, Corporate Communications at Wells Fargo & Co.

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Co-Chair, Electronic Discovery & Information Law Practice Group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP


Co-Head, Global Mergers & Acquisitions at Bank of America Merrill Lynch


Schneider Electric SE engages in the digital transformation of energy management and automation. It operates through the following segments: Energy Management; Industrial Automation; and Central Functions and Digital Costs. The Energy Management segment leverages a complete end-to-end technology offering enabled by EcoStruxure. The Industrial Automation segment comprises industrial automation and industrial control activities, across discrete, process, and hybrid industries. The company was founded by Adolphe Schneider and Joseph-Eugène Schneider in 1836 and is headquartered in Rueil-Malmaison, France.



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HD Supply Holdings, Inc. engages as an industrial distributors in North America. It operates through the following segments: Facilities Maintenance, Construction & Industrial and Corporate & Elimination. The Facilities Maintenance segment distributes MRO products, provides value-added services and fabricates custom products. The Construction & Industrial segment specializes in the distribution of hardware, tools, engineered materials and safety products to non-residential and residential contractors. The Corporate & Elimination segment includes costs related to centralized support functions, which are comprised of finance, information technology, human resources, legal, supply chain and other support services, and removes inter-segment transactions. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

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Roadie, Inc. operates neighbor-to-neighbor shipping network. It develops a delivery ride sharing application software. The firm provides local and long haul solutions on same day, next day, and weekends. The company was founded by Marc J. Gorlin in 2014 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

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Homee, Inc. develops home servicing applications that provide access to handymen, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing service providers. The company was founded by Douglas C. Schaedler and David Theus and is headquartered in Tampa, FL.

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Co-Founder at Motability

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Life Peer at United Kingdom House of Lords

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Enterprise, Consumer at Mayfield Fund LLC

American Software Inc. Computer Software | Atlanta, GA

American Software (NASDAQ: AMSWA) provides demand-driven supply chain management and enterprise software solutions backed by more than 40 years of industry experience that drive value for companies regardless of market conditions. American Software, Inc. (American Software) develops, markets and supports a portfolio of software and services that deliver enterprise management and collaborative supply chain solutions to the global marketplace. The Company's software and services are designed to bring business value to enterprises by supporting their operations over intranets, extranets, client/servers or the Internet. It provides software solutions through three business segments, which are broken down into four product and service groups. The three business segments include Supply Chain Management (SCM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Information Technology (IT) Consulting

American Woodmark Corp. Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing | Winchester, VA

American Woodmark Corp. manufactures and distributes kitchen cabinets and vanities for the remodeling and new home construction markets. It operates through the American Woodmark, Timberlake, Shenandoah Cabinetry, Waypoint Living Spaces, Estate by RSI, Continental Cabinets, VillaBath by RSI, Stor-It-All and Professional Cabinet Solutions. The company was founded by William F. Brandt, Jr., Richard Al Graber, Jeffrey S. Holcomb, and Donald P. Mathias in 1980 and is headquartered in Winchester, VA.

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. Wholesale: Consumer Non-Durables/Sundries | Lancaster, PA

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and trade of commercial and residential ceiling, wall, and suspension system solutions. It operates through the following segments: Mineral Fiber, Architectural Specialties and Unallocated Corporate. Mineral Fiber segment produces suspended mineral fiber and soft fiber ceiling systems for use in commercial and residential settings. Architectural Specialties segment produces and sources ceilings and walls for use in commercial settings. Unallocated Corporate segment includes assets, liabilities, income and expenses that have not been allocated to other business segments. The company was founded by Thomas M. Armstrong in 1860 and is headquartered in Lancaster, PA.

Awards & Honors
Rank #28
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #28
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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