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.


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

Growth Plan

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