TowerBrook Capital Partners and The Stephens Group have agreed to acquire Shale-Inland as well as HD Supply's IPVF business. Shale-Inland combines stainless, aluminum, carbon steel and protective film distribution with stamping and fabrication, while IPVF distributes metal products. The two businesses are expected to be combined upon the closing of the transactions. The new entity will be called Shale-Inland Holdings and be majority-owned by TowerBrook. Stephens is an existing investor in Shale-Inland.