Talisman Hire Acquires City Generators

02 December 2022


Talisman Hire, South Africa’s leading equipment hire brand, with a national footprint, has acquired City Generators located in Pretoria, Gauteng.

City Generators, a specialist generator solutions provider will continue operating from their existing location and retain all staff. “The acquisition of City Generators is the start of an exciting new chapter for us,” says Colin du Plessis, CEO of the Talisman Group. “Being the first specialised rental division of Talisman Hire, with an excellent team on the ground, that shares our values, we are confident that the business will grow from strength to strength”.

Talisman Hire was established in 1993 and has become the leading rental solutions provider of light equipment in Southern Africa. It is proudly celebrating 30 years of service excellence in the rental industry next year. Talisman Hire is renowned for providing quality equipment, service excellence, affordable prices and quick on-time deliveries.

With City Generator’s main purpose of supplying quality alternative power solutions such as generators to households, offices and industrial sites, the acquisition was a move in the right direction.
Pieter Els, co-owner of Talisman City Generators has indicated that he is excited to partner with Talisman Hire and committed to provide the same innovative and high level of customer service that clients have become accustomed to. “Our philosophy is to be hands-on owner operated franchised stores, providing excellent customer service and quality equipment at professional facilities” Els added.

“We are very pleased to hand over to the Talisman Group,” says Klasie van der Watt, Founder of City Generators. “The business is now part of a growing equipment rental brand and I look forward to experience how new options and superior rental solutions will be offered to customers.”

Talisman Hire is dedicated to providing a superior service to customers of the latest brand equipment in the industry and can now include a dedicated generator rental solution to ensure that customers enjoy real value for their money when in need for a generator.

Talisman City Generators
Tel: 012 335 0450/0551 | Transnet Avenue, Capital Park, Pretoria, 0084