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 Parentsort icon Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Golden Brothers, Inc. (t/a Golden Technologies) TPG Capital Pennsylvania state 2017 $38,734 tax credit/rebate
ADARE PHARMACEUTICALS INC TPG Capital Ohio state 2019 $21,127 grant
CRUNCH FITNESS TPG Capital United States federal 2019 $1,435,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
VERTAFORE, INC. TPG Capital Washington state 2017 $93,720 tax credit/rebate
ALDER BIOPHARMACEUTICALS, INC. TPG Capital Washington state 2017 $44,639 tax credit/rebate
AIM AVIATION INC TowerBrook Capital Partners Washington state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
AIM AVIATION AUBURN INC TowerBrook Capital Partners Washington state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
AIM AVIATION INC TowerBrook Capital Partners Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
AIM AVIATION AUBURN INC TowerBrook Capital Partners Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
AIM AVIATION INC TowerBrook Capital Partners Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
AIM AVIATION AUBURN INC TowerBrook Capital Partners Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
AIM AVIATION INC TowerBrook Capital Partners Washington state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
AIM AVIATION AUBURN INC TowerBrook Capital Partners Washington state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
AIM AVIATION INC TowerBrook Capital Partners Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
AIM AVIATION AUBURN INC TowerBrook Capital Partners Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Dialogic Corporation TowerBrook Capital Partners New Jersey state 1997 $861,600 grant
Compucom Systems Inc. Thomas H. Lee Partners Kentucky state 2010 $1,400,000 tax credit/rebate
Material Handling Systems Inc. Thomas H. Lee Partners Kentucky state 2008 $360,000 tax credit/rebate
Amscan, Inc. Thomas H. Lee Partners New York local 2004 $398,180 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PARTY CITY CORPORATION Thomas H. Lee 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
PARTY CITY CORPORATION Thomas H. Lee Partners New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Material Handling Systems, Inc. Thomas H. Lee Partners United States federal 2014 $500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Party City Thomas H. Lee Partners United States federal 2016 $1,475,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Material Handling Systems, Inc. Thomas H. Lee Partners United States federal 2016 $1,291,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
PARTY CITY Thomas H. Lee Partners United States federal 2017 $1,410,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
CompuCom Systems, Inc. Thomas H. Lee Partners South Carolina state 2017 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Compuware Corp. Thoma Bravo Michigan multiple 1999 $100,000,000 MEGADEAL
Compuware Corporation Thoma Bravo North Carolina state 2013 $9,891 tax credit/rebate
Compuware Corporation Thoma Bravo North Carolina state 2014 $13,831 tax credit/rebate
Compuware Corporation Thoma Bravo North Carolina state 2013 $9,891 tax credit/rebate
Ellie Mae, Inc. Thoma Bravo Nebraska state 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Compuware Corporation Thoma Bravo North Carolina state 2014 $13,831 tax credit/rebate
Barracuda Networks Thoma Bravo Michigan state 2013 $85,150 property tax abatement
Barracuda Networks Thoma Bravo Michigan state 2013 $2,898,000 tax credit/rebate
Barracuda Networks Thoma Bravo Michigan state 2018 $750,000 tax credit/rebate
CoSentry.Net, LLC TA Associates Nebraska state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
CoSentry TA Associates South Dakota state 2011 $1,000 training reimbursement
Coaxis TA Associates Oregon state 2005 $30,525 training reimbursement
Digicert TA Associates Utah state 2011 $1,890 training reimbursement
Medsolutions, Inc. TA Associates Tennessee state 2012 $85,760 training reimbursement
MedSolutions, Inc. TA Associates Florida state 2005 $312,279 tax credit/rebate
MedSolutions, Inc. TA Associates Florida state 2006 $465,000 tax credit/rebate
CoSentry TA Associates Kansas state 2012 $114,567 grant
Corporate Express Office Products Sycamore Partners Management California state 2005 undisclosed training reimbursement
Corporate Express Sycamore Partners Management Colorado state 2006 $60,000 grant
Coldwater Creek Sycamore Partners Management Idaho state 1996 $16,725 training reimbursement
Coldwater Creek Sycamore Partners Management Idaho state 1998 $27,400 training reimbursement
United Stationers Inc. and its Subsidiaries Sycamore Partners Management Illinois state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
United Stationers Inc. and its Subsidiaries Sycamore Partners Management Illinois state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
United Stationers Inc. and its Subsidiaries Sycamore Partners Management Illinois state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
United Stationers Inc. and its Subsidiaries Sycamore Partners Management Illinois state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
United Stationers Inc. and its Subsidiaries Sycamore Partners Management Illinois state 2009 $410,552 tax credit/rebate
United Stationers Inc. and its Subsidiaries Sycamore Partners Management Illinois state 2006 $538,177 grant
United Stationers Inc. and its Subsidiaries Sycamore Partners Management Illinois state 2006 $600,000 grant
Staples Contract & Commercial, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management Kentucky state 2009 $24,740 training reimbursement
Belk, Inc. #372 Sycamore Partners Management Louisiana state 2008 $358,024 Enterprise Zone
Staples Distribution Center Sycamore Partners Management Maryland state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Staples Inc. Sycamore Partners Management Maryland state 1999 $700,000 grant/loan hybrid program
STAPLES OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST INC Sycamore Partners Management Maine state 2010 $54,792 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
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
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
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
Staples, The Office Superstore East Inc. Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2006 $1,095,000 enterprise zone
Staples, The Office Superstore East Inc. Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2007 $2,056,208 enterprise zone
Coldwater Creek Sycamore Partners Management West Virginia state 2008 $13,530 training reimbursement
Coldwater Creek Sycamore Partners Management West Virginia state 2010 $60,035 training reimbursement
STAPLES OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST Sycamore Partners Management Maine state 2009 $58,043 property tax abatement
Corporate Express-IntelMail Division Sycamore Partners Management Kansas state 2008 $10,000 training reimbursement
STAPLES OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST INC Sycamore Partners Management Maine state 2011 $56,776 property tax abatement
Corporate Express Document & Print Mgmt dba Staples Print Solutions Sycamore Partners Management Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
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
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST, INC. Sycamore Partners 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
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
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
Corporate Express of the East, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management Massachusetts state 1996 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Staples, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management Massachusetts state 1997 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Staples Business Delivery Sycamore Partners Management Florida state 2006 $1,020,000 tax credit/rebate
STAPLES OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST INC Sycamore Partners Management Maine state 2012 $55,940 property tax abatement
Staples Sycamore Partners Management California local 2012 undisclosed enterprise zone
Staples Sycamore Partners Management California local 2012 undisclosed enterprise zone
Corporate Express Office Products/ Southcor Developers Sycamore Partners Management Missouri local 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
Staples, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management Indiana state 2006 $400,000 tax credit/rebate
Staples, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management Indiana state 2007 $482,775 tax credit/rebate
Staples, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management Indiana state 2006 $86,250 training reimbursement
Coldwater Creek, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management West Virginia state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Coldwater Creek, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management West Virginia state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
JONES APPAREL GROUP USA INC Sycamore Partners Management California local 2012 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Corporate Express (printing) Sycamore Partners Management North Carolina state 1997 $300,000 grant
Staples The Office Superstore West, Inc Sycamore Partners Management Colorado state $1,222 tax credit/rebate
Staples The Office Superstore West, Inc - Unit #1348 Sycamore Partners Management Colorado state $1,606 tax credit/rebate
United Stationers Supply Co. Sycamore Partners Management Colorado state $5,487 tax credit/rebate
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