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


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Company Parentsort icon Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
United Stationers Supply Co. Sycamore Partners Management Colorado state $5,487 tax credit/rebate
Staples Contract & Commercial - #10318, #10873 Sycamore Partners Management Colorado state $6,840 tax credit/rebate
Staples Contract and Commercial, Inc Sycamore Partners Management Colorado state $38,881 tax credit/rebate
STAPLES OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST INC Sycamore Partners Management Maine state 2013 $59,844 property tax abatement
Staples Contract and Commercial, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management Ohio state 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Corporate Express Office Products, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management Ohio state 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Jones New York Sycamore Partners Management Oregon state 2012 $1,775 tax credit/rebate
United Stationers Supply Company Sycamore Partners Management Oregon state 2013 $50,046 property tax abatement
UNITED STATIONERS SUPPLY & THE ORDER PEOPLE Sycamore Partners Management Tennessee local 2007 $4,060 property tax abatement
UNITED STATIONERS SUPPLY CO Sycamore Partners Management Tennessee local 2007 $4,060 property tax abatement
Belk Sycamore Partners Management South Carolina state 2012 $29,198 training reimbursement
Belk, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management South Carolina state 2012 $100,000 grant
Belk, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management South Carolina state 2013 $300,000 grant
STAPLES CONTRACT & COMMERCIAL, INC. Sycamore Partners Management California state 2013 undisclosed training reimbursement
STAPLES OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST INC Sycamore Partners Management Maine state 2014 $49,820 property tax abatement
United Stationers Supply Co. Sycamore Partners Management North Carolina state 2013 $18,907 tax credit/rebate
ORS NASCO, LLC Sycamore Partners Management Oklahoma state 2014 $22,234 grant
ORS NASCO, LLC Sycamore Partners Management Oklahoma state 2014 $19,582 grant
United Stationers Supply Co. Sycamore Partners Management North Carolina state 2014 $26,932 tax credit/rebate
STAPLES OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST INC Sycamore Partners Management Maine state 2015 $43,093 property tax abatement
ORS NASCO LLC Sycamore Partners Management Oklahoma state 2015 $10,095 grant
ORS NASCO, LLC Sycamore Partners Management Oklahoma state 2015 $14,116 grant
ORS NASCO, LLC Sycamore Partners Management Oklahoma state 2015 $9,869 grant
Staples Contract and Commercial Sycamore Partners Management Colorado state 2013 $2,845 tax credit/rebate
Staples Contract and Commercial Inc. Sycamore Partners Management Colorado state 2013 $2,180 tax credit/rebate
Belk, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management Louisiana state 2015 $202,978 enterprise zone
STAPLES CONTRACT & COMMERCIAL INC Sycamore Partners Management California state 2015 $12,973 training reimbursement
STAPLES OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST INC Sycamore Partners Management Maine state 2016 $52,912 property tax abatement
Belk, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management North Carolina state 2016 $23,188 tax credit/rebate
United Stationers Supply Co. Sycamore Partners Management North Carolina state 2015 $32,220 tax credit/rebate
Belk Administration Company Sycamore Partners Management North Carolina state 2016 $35,670 tax credit/rebate
Belk, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management North Carolina state 2015 $41,126 tax credit/rebate
Staples Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2004 $16,320 enterprise zone
Staples Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2004 $16,680 enterprise zone
Staples Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2003 $46,500 enterprise zone
Staples Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2003 $46,500 enterprise zone
Staples the Office Superstore East, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2002 $31,000 enterprise zone
Staples, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2004 $35,625 enterprise zone
Staples, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2003 $46,500 enterprise zone
Staples, The Office Superstore East, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2004 $1,457,823 enterprise zone
Staples, The Office Superstore East, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2005 $1,569,553 enterprise zone
Staples, The Office Superstore East, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2008 $1,036,864 enterprise zone
Staples, The Office Superstore East, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2009 $1,250,383 enterprise zone
Staples, The Office Superstore East, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2010 $1,095,710 enterprise zone
Staples, The Office Superstore East, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2002 $946,000 enterprise zone
Staples, The Office Superstore East, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2003 $1,365,545 enterprise zone
Staples, The Office Superstore East, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2011 $1,153,864 enterprise zone
Staples, The Office Superstore East, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2012 $1,002,624 enterprise zone
Staples, The Office Superstore East, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2013 $783,126 enterprise zone
Staples, The Office Superstore East, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2014 $515,764 enterprise zone
Staples, The Office Superstore East, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2015 $248,929 enterprise zone
Staples, The Office Superstore East, Inc. FKA Staples Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2001 $10,500 enterprise zone
Staples, The Office Superstore East, Inc. FKA Staples Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2002 $58,500 enterprise zone
Staples, Tthe Office Superstore, East FKA Staples, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2002 $738,000 enterprise zone
United Stationers Supply Co Sycamore Partners Management Oregon state 2016 $58,130 property tax abatement
United Stationers Supply Company Sycamore Partners Management Oregon state 2016 $53,673 property tax abatement
Coldwater Creek Inc Sycamore Partners Management West Virginia state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE WEST, INC. Sycamore Partners Management Colorado state 2016 $1,157 tax credit/rebate
STAPLES CONTRACT & COMMERCIAL, INC. Sycamore Partners Management Colorado state 2016 $1,211 tax credit/rebate
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE WEST, INC. Sycamore Partners Management Colorado state 2017 $2,759 tax credit/rebate
STAPLES CONTRACT & COMMERCIAL, INC. Sycamore Partners Management Colorado state 2017 $6,652 tax credit/rebate
STAPLES OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST INC Sycamore Partners Management Maine state 2017 $54,579 property tax abatement
Staples Sycamore Partners Management Colorado state 2018 $5,641 tax credit/rebate
Staples Sycamore Partners Management Colorado state 2018 $3,233 tax credit/rebate
Staples Sycamore Partners Management Colorado state 2018 $2,799 tax credit/rebate
Coldwater Creek Inc Sycamore Partners Management West Virginia state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Noramco, Inc. SK Capital Partners Delaware state 2005 $6,375 training reimbursement
Noramco, Inc. SK Capital Partners Delaware state 2006 $5,580 training reimbursement
Noramco, Inc. SK Capital Partners Delaware state 2007 $11,740 training reimbursement
Ascend Performance Materials LLC SK Capital Partners Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
Ascend Performance Materials, LLC SK Capital Partners Florida state 2012 $50,000 training reimbursement
Ascend Performance Materials SK Capital Partners Florida state 2011 $118,204 training reimbursement
Ascend Performance Materials, LLC SK Capital Partners Florida state 2011 $118,204 training reimbursement
Ascend Performance Materials, LLC SK Capital Partners South Carolina state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ascend Performance Materials, LLC SK Capital Partners Florida state 2010 $408,000 tax credit/rebate
Ascend Performance Materials, LLC SK Capital Partners Florida state 2010 $400,000 grant
Noramco, Inc. SK Capital Partners Ohio state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ascend Performance Materials SK Capital Partners Texas state 2013 $1,000,000 grant
Noramco, Inc. SK Capital Partners Delaware state 2014 $16,371 training reimbursement
Ascend Performance Materials, LLC SK Capital Partners South Carolina state 2018 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Mercury Payment Systems LLC Silver Lake Colorado state 2007 $21,000 grant
Mercury Payment Systems LLC Silver Lake Colorado state 2007 $16,500 grant
PS eServ Corp dba eServ, A Perot Systems Company Silver Lake Iowa state 2007 $1,000,000 grant/loan hybrid program
PS eServ Corp dba eServ, A Perot Systems Company Silver Lake Iowa state 2007 $441,000 tax credit/rebate
TriGeo Network Security Silver Lake Idaho state 2002 $14,465 training reimbursement
Advanced Receivables Strategy, Inc. Silver Lake Kentucky state 2003 $2,951,150 tax credit/rebate
AVENTAIL CORPORATION Silver Lake Washington state 2004 $85,260 tax credit/rebate
AVENTAIL CORPORATION Silver Lake Washington state 2005 $89,923 tax credit/rebate
IPC Information Systems,Inc Silver Lake New York state 2002 $150,000 grant
IPC Information Systems,Inc Silver Lake New York local 2002 $252,000 grant
IPC Information Systems,Inc Silver Lake New York local 2004 $255,500 grant
Interactive Data Corp. Silver Lake New York local 2009 $795,000 grant
Interactive Data Corporation ( Amended 6/09) Silver Lake Massachusetts state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Netpro Computing, Inc. Silver Lake Arizona state 2006 $209,350 training reimbursement
Netpro Computing, Inc. Silver Lake Arizona state 2006 $151,070 training reimbursement
BLACKLINE SYSTEMS INC Silver Lake California local 2012 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Solarwinds Silver Lake Utah state 2013 $32,864,576 tax credit/rebate
Mercury Payment Systems LLC Silver Lake Colorado state 2012 $38,016 training reimbursement
MERCURY PAYMENT SYSTEMS Silver Lake Colorado state $119,513 tax credit/rebate
Credant Technologies, Inc. Silver Lake United States federal 2010 $877,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
BlackLine Systems, Inc. Silver Lake California state 2015 $1,100,000 tax credit/rebate
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