Home Depot Not The First Company To Show Interest In Buying Hughes Supply

While Home Depot will soon be the proud new owner of Hughes Supply Inc., it was just one of several companies that were seriously interested in buying the company.

According to an SEC filing by Hughes, on July 18, 2005, Hughes Supply’s Chief Executive Officer Tom Morgan received an e-mail from a senior representative of an unidentified "internationally recognized financial sponsor" expressing "a strong interest" in acquiring the company. The financial sponsor was seeking additional in

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