Generac Power Systems

Waukesha, Wisconsin

FOUNDED in 1959, Generac Power Systems (NYSE: GNRC) is a leading manufacturer of standby power products in North America. The company manufactures and markets a complete line of automatic standby generators for residential, light-commercial and industrial usage.

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Original Investment


CCMP II 2006 Realized

Acquired a leading founder-owned manufacturer of standby generators and partnered with management to invest in R&D, product line extensions and expanded distribution during an economic downturn resulting in significant revenue and EBITDA growth and a successful initial public offering in 2010

CEO Corner

“Partnering with CCMP enabled Generac to reach its true growth potential. CCMP supported our growth every step of the way, encouraging us to invest in R&D and product line extensions and providing valuable expertise and resources.  Together we positioned Generac for an initial public offering and long term success.”

Aaron Jagdfeld, President & CEO


Growth Plan

Grew residential standby generator market Gained industrial market share
Diversified end markets with new products Entered new geographies