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POOLCORP finalizes acquisition of Porpoise

Pool Corporation (POOLCORP) has completed its previously announced acquisition of Porpoise Pool & Patio, Inc., based in Largo, Fla. Photo courtesy Big Stock

Pool Corporation (POOLCORP) has completed its previously announced acquisition of Porpoise Pool & Patio, Inc. (Porpoise), based in Largo, Fla. Porpoise’s primary operations consist of Sun Wholesale Supply, Inc., a wholesale distributor of pool and outdoor living products, including a specialty chemical packaging operation. It also services Pinch A Penny, Inc., a franchisor of pool and outdoor living related specialty retail stores with approximately 260 independently owned and operated franchised stores in Florida, Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, and Georgia.

POOLCORP is a large wholesale distributor of pool and related backyard products. The company operates approximately 410 sales centres in North America, Europe, and Australia, through which it distributes more than 200,000 national brand and private label products to roughly 120,000 wholesale customers.

“Today, we celebrate a new partnership and warmly welcome the employees of Porpoise Pool & Patio to our POOLCORP family. Working together, we are excited about the strong future growth potential this addition brings to our distribution network,” said Peter D. Arvan, POOLCORP president and CEO.

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