sale to Generac Holdings, Inc.

sale to Generac Holdings, Inc.


Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to Country Home Products, Inc.


Country Home Products, Inc. (“CHP” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of JH Partners (“JH”), was recently acquired by Generac Holdings, Inc. (“Generac”) (NYSE: GNRC). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

CHP is a leading manufacturer of high-quality, innovative, professional-grade engine-powered equipment used in a wide variety of property maintenance applications primarily sold in North America under the DR® and Neuton® brand names. CHP is headquartered in Vergennes, Vermont.

JH Partners is a private equity group that makes investments in growth-oriented middle market consumer products and services companies. JH works closely with the management teams of partner companies, providing strategic, operating and financial guidance to facilitate the growth and success of these companies and to provide meaningful returns to investment and management partners. JH manages approximately $1 billion in private equity commitments and is based in San Francisco, California.

Since 1959, Generac has been a leading designer and manufacturer of a wide range of power generation equipment and other engine powered products. As a leader in power equipment serving residential, light commercial, industrial, oil & gas and construction markets, Generac's power products are available globally through a broad network of independent dealers, distributors, retailers, wholesalers and equipment rental companies, as well as sold direct to certain end user customers. Generac is headquartered in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

Mike Lindemann +1 (414) 298-7408
Joe Packee +1 (414) 298-7644
John Moriarty +1 (650) 858-3811
Nick Pavlidis +1 (312) 609-4977
Nick Sealy +44 (0) 207 667 8370
Michael Wolff +49 (0) 69 130 14949
sale to Generac Holdings, Inc.
August 2015
Country Home Products, Inc.
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America