Pool Company Profile - Aug 31, 2011

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   Pool Corporation
                                                                                       440 Wheelers Farms Road
                                                                                       Milford, CT 06461 U.S.A.


  COMPANY PROFILE
  Figures in U.S. Dollars

                                 Wright Quality Rating:BBA4                                Key Data

   Pool Corporation is a wholesale distributor of swimming pool supplies, equipment and    Ticker:
   related leisure products. The Company is a distributor of irrigation and landscape      POOL
   products in the United States. As of December 31, 2010, the Company operated 291
   sales centers in North America and Europe through its three distribution networks,      2010 Sales:
   which included SCP Distributors LLC (SCP), Superior Pool Products LLC (Superior) and
                                                                                           1,613,746,000
   Horizon Distributors, Inc. (Horizon). Superior and Horizon are both wholly owned
   subsidiaries of SCP, which is wholly owned by the Company. In April 2010, the
   Company acquired Les Produits de Piscine Metrinox Inc. (Metrinox), a swimming pool      Major Industry:
   products distributor with two sales centers in Quebec, Canada. In December 2010, it     Miscellaneous
   acquired the distribution assets of Turf Equipment Supply Company. During the year
   ended December 31, 2010, the Company acquired the distribution assets of Pool           Sub Industry:
   Boat and Leisure, S.A.                                                                  Wholesalers
                       Stock Chart                                   Officers
                                                                    Chairman               Country:
                                                                 Wilson B. Sexton          United States

                                                         President & Chief Executive       Currency:
                                                          Manuel J. Perez De La Mesa
                                                                                           U.S. Dollars

                                                              Vice President & Chief
                                                                                           Fiscal Year Ends:
                                                                 Financial Officer
                                                                   Mark W. Joslin          December


                                                         Secretary & General Counsel Employees
                                                                Jennifer M. Neil     3,200

                                                                                           Exchanges:
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Description: Pool Corporation is a wholesale distributor of swimming pool supplies, equipment and related leisure products. The Company is a distributor of irrigation and landscape products in the United States. As of December 31, 2010, the Company operated 291 sales centers in North America and Europe through its three distribution networks, which included SCP Distributors LLC (SCP), Superior Pool Products LLC (Superior) and Horizon Distributors, Inc. (Horizon). Superior and Horizon are both wholly owned subsidiaries of SCP, which is wholly owned by the Company. In April 2010, the Company acquired Les Produits de Piscine Metrinox Inc. (Metrinox), a swimming pool products distributor with two sales centers in Quebec, Canada. In December 2010, it acquired the distribution assets of Turf Equipment Supply Company. During the year ended December 31, 2010, the Company acquired the distribution assets of Pool Boat and Leisure, S.A.
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