M&A Deal Summary

Generac Acquires GenTran

On February 1, 2012, Generac acquired electrical equipment company GenTran

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Generac’s 1st transaction in the Electrical Equipment sector.
  • This is Generac’s 2nd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Generac’s 1st transaction in Georgia.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2012-02-01
Target GenTran
Sector Electrical Equipment
Buyer(s) Generac
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

GenTran

Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
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GenTran Corp. is a brand of manual transfer switches and accessories for backup power applications using a portable generator.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Generac

Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1959
Sector Machinery
Employees9,000
Revenue 3.7B USD (2021)
DESCRIPTION
Generac Holdings' corporate headquarters in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
Generac Holdings' corporate headquarters in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Generac is a designer and manufacturer of a range of generators and other engine powered products. Generac was established in 1959 and is based in Waukesha, Wisconsin.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 2 of 22
Sector (Electrical Equipment) 1 of 11
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 2 of 18
State (Georgia) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 2 of 12
Year (2012) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-10-03 Magnum Products

Berlin, Wisconsin, United States

Magnum Products is a manufacturer of high-quality light towers with an estimated 35% market share and holds a strong and growing share in the mobile generator market. Its products are sold predominantly to industrial rental yards and government channels.

Buy $80M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-11-20 Ottomotores

Guadalajara, Mexico

Ottomotores is a manufacturer of power generation equipment in Mexico and other parts of Latin America. Ottomotores Brazil, located in Curitiba, recently entered the Brazilian market and has been steadily gaining traction in one of Latin America's fastest-growing markets.

Buy $47M