Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Subsidy Total: 
$2,392,822,263
Number of Awards: 
3,057
Time Period: 

Earliest year of data: 1988. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this industry are for the period since 2011.

Notes: 

The dollar total above adjusts for the fact that there is an overlap between the amounts in one or more Megadeal entries and those of one or more of the other entries. The total includes only those entries matched to a parent company. The industry designation is the primary one for the parent's operations overall. Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.


Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
Riverstone Holdings$438,303,19042
Energy Capital Partners$176,495,62729
Blackstone$157,548,35760
Cerberus Capital Management$156,378,705334
Onex$142,710,40476
Searchlight Capital$135,069,0424
Mid Oaks Investments$126,377,38628
Bridgewater Associates$115,000,0001
Thoma Bravo$103,780,5948
Apollo Global Management$89,922,620149


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Valuesort icon Type of Subsidy
Apria Healthcare Inc Blackstone Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare Inc Blackstone Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare Inc Blackstone Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc. - Tax Division Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare Inc Blackstone Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Robertson Aviation, LLC American Securities Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare Inc Blackstone Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare Inc Blackstone Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
PetSmart , Inc. & Subsidiaries BC Partners Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
PetSmart , Inc. & Subsidiaries BC Partners Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Petsmart, Inc. & Subsidiaries BC Partners Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Petsmart, Inc. & Subsidiaries BC Partners Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
PetsMart Inc. & Subsidiaries BC Partners Arizona state 2004 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare, Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare, Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare, Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare, Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare, Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare, Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare, Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare, Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare, Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare, Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Capsugel KKR & Co. South Carolina state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ascend Performance Materials, LLC SK Capital Partners South Carolina state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CATAPULT LEARNING, LLC Carlyle Group New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
THE NEIMAN-MARCUS GROUP, INC. Ares Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CHARLOTTE RUSSE, INC. Advent International New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
QS RETAIL, INC. Oaktree Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GYMBOREE RETAIL STORE, INC. Bain Capital New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
DURO BAG MANUFACTURING CO. Wind Point Partners New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST, INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST, INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BARNES & NOBLE COLLEGE BOOKSELLERS, LLC Elliott Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
STAPLES CONTRACT AND COMMERCIAL, INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PARTY CITY CORPORATION Thomas H. Lee Partners New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PORTS AMERICA GROUP, INC. Oaktree Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PETSMART, INC. BC Partners New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
FIVE BELOW, INC. Advent International New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST, INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MORAN FOODS INC. Onex New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PARTY CITY CORPORATION Thomas H. Lee Partners New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ACME MARKETS INC. Cerberus Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST, INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PORTS AMERICA, INC. Oaktree Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BRIDGE TERMINAL TRANSPORT INC. Platinum Equity New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST, INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST, INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PETSMART, INC BC Partners New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PARTY CITY CORPORATION Thomas H. Lee Partners New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ACME MARKETS, INC. Cerberus Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WEST MARINE PRODUCTS, INC. Monomoy Capital Partners New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AVANTOR PERFORMANCE MATERIALS, INC. New Mountain Capital New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ACME MARKETS, INC. Cerberus Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
SAFEWAY FREEZER STORAGE COMPANY Cerberus Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
SAFEWAY FREEZER STORAGE COMPANY Cerberus Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
SAFEWAY DISTRIBUTORS, LLC Cerberus Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MORAN FOODS INC. Onex New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ACME MARKETS, INC. Cerberus Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Bobs Discount Furniture Bain Capital Massachusetts state 2003 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Corporate Express of the East, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management Massachusetts state 1996 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Danaher Tool Group Bain Capital Massachusetts state 1995 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Interactive Data Corporation ( Amended 6/09) Silver Lake Massachusetts state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
New England Confectionary Company Ares Management Massachusetts state 2003 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Save-A-Lot Supermarket Onex Massachusetts state 2002 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sithe Energies Fore River Energy Plant/Sithe Edgar LLC Blackstone Massachusetts state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sithe Mystic Development Blackstone Massachusetts state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Springfield Foodservice Corporation Blackstone Massachusetts state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Staples, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management Massachusetts state 1997 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Kronos, Inc. Hellman & Friedman Massachusetts state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Chromalloy Castings Tampa Corporation Carlyle Group Florida state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
99 Cents Only Stores Ares Management California local 2012 undisclosed enterprise zone
99 Cents Only Stores Ares Management California local 2012 undisclosed enterprise zone
Staples Sycamore Partners Management California local 2012 undisclosed enterprise zone
99 Cents Only Stores Ares Management California local 2012 undisclosed enterprise zone
American Medical Response West KKR & Co. California local 2012 undisclosed enterprise zone
Jetro Cash & Carry #536 Leonard Green & Partners California local 2012 undisclosed enterprise zone
Payless Shoe Golden Gate Capital California local 2012 undisclosed enterprise zone
Payless Shoe #526 Golden Gate Capital California local 2012 undisclosed enterprise zone
Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc KKR & Co. California local 2012 undisclosed enterprise zone
Staples Sycamore Partners Management California local 2012 undisclosed enterprise zone
TruGreen LandCare LLC Clayton Dubilier & Rice California local 2012 undisclosed enterprise zone
Palm Beach Bedding Co. / Serta, d.b.a. National Bedding Company, LLC Advent International Florida local 2013 undisclosed grant
Rexall Sundown, Inc. Carlyle Group Florida local 2013 undisclosed grant
Southwest Ambulance of Tucson KKR & Co. Arizona state 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Borden Chemical Apollo Global Management Ohio local 1997 undisclosed enterprise zone
Perstorp Polyols PAI Partners Ohio local 1988 undisclosed enterprise zone
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