Subsidy Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Bertelsmann
Ownership Structure: 
privately held
Headquartered in: 
Germany
Major Industry: 
media
Specific Industry: 
media; publishing
Subsidy SummarySubsidy ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local$13,962,37635
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$00
TOTAL$13,962,37635
Loan / Bailout SummaryTotal Face ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local loans, bond financing and venture capital$00
Federal loans, loan guarantees and bailout assistance (not including repayments)$00
TOTAL$00
Time Period for State and Local Awards: 

Earliest year of data: 2001. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this parent company are for the period since 2008.

Time Period for Federal Awards: 

FY2000 to the present

Notes: 

Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.

Associated Names: 

ARVATO DIGITAL SVC; BERTELSMANN; GROSSETT DUNLAP; RANDOM HOUSE

Links: 

For a summary of this company's regulatory violations see its Violation Tracker summary page here.


Top 5 States for state/local awardsTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
New York$5,361,13123
Maryland$5,153,8047
Kentucky$2,500,0001
Indiana$800,0002
North Carolina$147,4412

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Arvato Digital Services, LLC f/k/a Sonopress, LLC Kentucky state 2006 $2,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Random House Inc./Bertelsmann Maryland state 2003 $2,500,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Random House Inc./Bertelsmann Maryland state 2004 $2,500,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Penguin Group (USA), Inc. New York state 2002 $824,021 enterprise zone
Penguin Group (USA), Inc. New York state 2004 $777,271 enterprise zone
Penguin Group (USA), Inc. New York state 2001 $765,150 enterprise zone
Penguin Group (USA), Inc. New York state 2003 $745,745 enterprise zone
Penguin Random House LLC Indiana state 2015 $700,000 tax credit/rebate
Grossett Dunlap/Putnam Publishing - Neil Rosen New York local 2003 $221,810 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Penguin Group (USA), Inc. New York state 2011 $172,441 enterprise zone
Penguin Group (USA), Inc. New York state 2008 $155,666 enterprise zone
Penguin Group (USA) Inc. - Grossett Dunlap New York local 2008 $153,199 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Grossett Dunlap/Putnam Publishing - Neil Rosen New York local 2004 $149,360 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Penguin Group (USA), Inc. New York state 2009 $147,189 enterprise zone
Penguin Group (USA) Inc. - Grossett Dunlap New York local 2006 $131,598 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Grossett Dunlap/Putnam Publishing - Neil Rosen New York local 2005 $120,133 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Penguin Group (USA) Inc. New York state 2007 $114,294 enterprise zone
Penguin Group (USA) Inc. - Grossett Dunlap New York local 2007 $108,899 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Penguin Group (USA) Inc. - Grossett Dunlap New York local 2009 $106,778 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Bertelsmann, Inc. & Divisions North Carolina state 2013 $106,167 tax credit/rebate
Penguin Random House LLC Indiana state 2015 $100,000 training reimbursement
Penguin Random House, LLC Maryland state 2016 $100,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Penguin Group (USA), Inc. New York state 2005 $97,325 enterprise zone
Penguin Group (USA), Inc. New York state 2012 $90,415 enterprise zone
Penguin Group (USA) Inc. - Grossett Dunlap New York local 2011 $86,598 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Penguin Group (USA) Inc. - Grossett Dunlap New York local 2010 $86,452 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Penguin Group (USA), Inc. New York state 2010 $85,957 enterprise zone
Penguin Group (USA) Inc. - Grossett Dunlap New York local 2012 $81,703 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Penguin Group (USA) Inc. - Grossett Dunlap New York local 2013 $81,565 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Penguin Group (USA) Inc. New York state 2006 $57,562 enterprise zone
Bertelsmann, Inc. & Divisions North Carolina state 2015 $41,274 tax credit/rebate
Random House, Inc. Maryland state 2016 $25,000 training reimbursement
Random House, Inc. Maryland state 2008 $20,302 training reimbursement
Random House, Inc. Maryland state 2007 $4,485 training reimbursement
Random House, Inc. Maryland state 2007 $4,017 training reimbursement
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