Denver, Colo. — In the first True Value Reunion of the ACON Investments era, the general session got down to business as usual – with too many quotes, statistics and points of interest to include in a single article.

But there were a few notable changes. The event was the first for the former co-op since its deal with ACON Investments — a move that brought some $200 million of equity to members in exchange for 70% of the company. And opened the door for True Value to cast a wider net outside its previous member base. Include in this year’s session were some detailed descriptions of how dealers were using their recent cash infusions from the transaction, and also a video presentation from ACON managing partner Aaron Schwartz.

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