Generac Portable Products, LLC and GPPW, Inc. Extend Tender Offer

Apr 27, 2001, 01:00 ET from Generac Portable Products, LLC

    JEFFERSON, Wis., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Generac Portable Products, LLC
 and GPPW, Inc. (collectively, the "Offerors") today announced that they had
 extended the expiration date for their tender offer and consent solicitation
 with respect to their 11-1/4% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2006 (the "Notes")
 from 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on April 27, 2001 to 11:00 a.m., New
 York City time, on May 15, 2001.
     As previously announced, $110 million principal amount of Notes or 100% of
 the outstanding Notes have been validly tendered and not properly withdrawn
 pursuant to the tender offer.
     JPMorgan, a division of Chase Securities Inc ("JPMorgan"), and Goldman,
 Sachs & Co. are acting as the dealer managers and solicitation agents for the
 tender offer and the consent solicitation.  The information agent for the
 tender offer and the consent solicitation is D.F. King & Co., Inc.  The
 depositary for the tender offer and the consent solicitation is Bankers Trust
 Company.  The tender offer and the consent solicitation are being made
 pursuant to the Offerors' Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement
 dated March 27, 2001 and related Consent and Letter of Transmittal, which more
 fully set forth the terms of the tender offer and the consent solicitation.
     Additional information concerning the terms of the tender offer and the
 consent solicitation may be obtained from JPMorgan at (800) 245-8812 (toll
 free) or (212) 270-1100 (collect) or from Goldman, Sachs & Co. at
 (800) 323-5678 (toll free) or (212) 902-1000 (collect).  Copies of the Offer
 to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement and related documents may be
 obtained from D.F. King & Co., Inc., the information agent, at (212) 269-5550
 (collect) (bankers and brokers) or (800) 949-2583 (toll free) (all others).
 
     This announcement is not an offer to purchase, a solicitation of an offer
 to purchase or a solicitation of consent with respect to any securities.  The
 tender offer and consent solicitation are being made solely by the Offerors'
 Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement date March 27, 2001 and
 the related Consent and Letter of Transmittal.
 
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    JEFFERSON, Wis., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Generac Portable Products, LLC
 and GPPW, Inc. (collectively, the "Offerors") today announced that they had
 extended the expiration date for their tender offer and consent solicitation
 with respect to their 11-1/4% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2006 (the "Notes")
 from 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on April 27, 2001 to 11:00 a.m., New
 York City time, on May 15, 2001.
     As previously announced, $110 million principal amount of Notes or 100% of
 the outstanding Notes have been validly tendered and not properly withdrawn
 pursuant to the tender offer.
     JPMorgan, a division of Chase Securities Inc ("JPMorgan"), and Goldman,
 Sachs & Co. are acting as the dealer managers and solicitation agents for the
 tender offer and the consent solicitation.  The information agent for the
 tender offer and the consent solicitation is D.F. King & Co., Inc.  The
 depositary for the tender offer and the consent solicitation is Bankers Trust
 Company.  The tender offer and the consent solicitation are being made
 pursuant to the Offerors' Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement
 dated March 27, 2001 and related Consent and Letter of Transmittal, which more
 fully set forth the terms of the tender offer and the consent solicitation.
     Additional information concerning the terms of the tender offer and the
 consent solicitation may be obtained from JPMorgan at (800) 245-8812 (toll
 free) or (212) 270-1100 (collect) or from Goldman, Sachs & Co. at
 (800) 323-5678 (toll free) or (212) 902-1000 (collect).  Copies of the Offer
 to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement and related documents may be
 obtained from D.F. King & Co., Inc., the information agent, at (212) 269-5550
 (collect) (bankers and brokers) or (800) 949-2583 (toll free) (all others).
 
     This announcement is not an offer to purchase, a solicitation of an offer
 to purchase or a solicitation of consent with respect to any securities.  The
 tender offer and consent solicitation are being made solely by the Offerors'
 Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement date March 27, 2001 and
 the related Consent and Letter of Transmittal.
 
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