Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Subsidy Total: 
$2,422,780,044
Number of Awards: 
2,925
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 2010.

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
Cerberus Capital Management$251,659,005326
Energy Capital Partners$176,495,62729
Blackstone$156,304,23258
Onex$143,185,40476
Searchlight Capital$135,069,0424
Mid Oaks Investments$126,377,38628
Bridgewater Associates$115,000,0001
Thoma Bravo$103,780,5948
Apollo Global Management$87,534,761139


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
PORTS AMERICA CHESAPEAKE LLC Oaktree Capital Management United States federal 2015 $31,749 federal grant
Mammoth Incorporated Melrose Industries United States federal 2015 $2,400,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
ZEP, Inc. New Mountain Capital United States federal 2015 $1,278,900 federal loan or loan guarantee
Crunch Fitness TPG Capital United States federal 2015 $1,261,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Party City Thomas H. Lee Partners United States federal 2016 $1,475,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
ENVIVA LP Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2016 $33,652 federal grant
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2016 $2,300,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 RED BLUFF Blackstone United States federal 2016 $1,900,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Buffalo Wild Wings Roark Capital United States federal 2016 $1,809,000 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
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2016 $2,233,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
PORTS AMERICA CHESAPEAKE LLC Oaktree Capital Management United States federal 2016 $282,556 federal grant
PORTS AMERICA INC Oaktree Capital Management United States federal 2016 $31,553 federal grant
PORTS AMERICA INC Oaktree Capital Management United States federal 2016 $368,369 federal grant
Commonwealth Industries, Inc Oaktree Capital Management United States federal 2016 $50,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Commonwealth Industries, Inc Oaktree Capital Management United States federal 2015 $50,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Big Tex Trailer Manufacturing, Inc. Bain Capital United States federal 2015 $400,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Big Tex Trailer Manufacturing, Inc. Bain Capital United States federal 2016 $500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Pexco Llc AEA Investors United States federal 2015 $500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Northwest Hardwoods, Inc. Littlejohn & Co. United States federal 2015 $540,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Pexco Llc AEA Investors United States federal 2017 $600,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Pexco Llc AEA Investors United States federal 2016 $600,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Playpower, Inc. Littlejohn & Co. United States federal 2016 $1,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Playpower, Inc. Littlejohn & Co. United States federal 2015 $1,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Profile Products Llc Mid Oaks Investments United States federal 2016 $3,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Profile Products Llc Mid Oaks Investments United States federal 2015 $3,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Vertellus Performance Chemicals, LLC Wind Point Partners United States federal 2016 $4,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Combined Systems Inc. Carlyle Group United States federal 2015 $4,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Vertellus Performance Chemicals, LLC Wind Point Partners United States federal 2015 $5,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. American Securities United States federal 2017 $13,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. American Securities United States federal 2016 $13,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Vertellus Specialties, Inc. Wind Point Partners United States federal 2016 $18,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Vertellus Specialties, Inc. Wind Point Partners United States federal 2015 $18,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 Blackstone United States federal 2017 $1,257,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
PARTY CITY Thomas H. Lee Partners United States federal 2017 $1,410,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 Blackstone United States federal 2018 $2,268,700 federal loan or loan guarantee
COMBINED SYSTEMS, INC. Carlyle Group United States federal 2017 $5,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
PORTS AMERICA INC Oaktree Capital Management United States federal 2018 $148,438 federal grant
PORTS AMERICA INC Oaktree Capital Management United States federal 2018 $194,687 federal grant
TRC COMPANIES, INC. New Mountain Capital United States federal 2018 $699,826 federal grant
EAGLEPICHER TECHNOLOGIES, LLC Apollo Global Management United States federal 2017 $868,497 federal grant
BLUE BIRD BODY COMPANY American Securities United States federal 2018 $4,487,059 federal grant
EAGLEPICHER TECHNOLOGIES, LLC Apollo Global Management United States federal 2018 $8,842,047 federal grant
Big Tex Trailer Manufacturing, Inc. Bain Capital United States federal 2017 $500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. American Securities United States federal 2018 $13,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Pexco Llc AEA Investors United States federal 2018 $600,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Profile Products Llc Mid Oaks Investments United States federal 2017 $3,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Vertellus Performance Chemicals, LLC Wind Point Partners United States federal 2017 $9,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
CRUNCH FITNESS TPG Capital United States federal 2019 $1,435,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
COMBINED SYSTEMS, INC. Carlyle Group United States federal 2018 $5,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
TRC COMPANIES, INC. New Mountain Capital United States federal 2019 $699,826 federal grant
BLUE BIRD BODY COMPANY American Securities United States federal 2018 $4,487,059 federal grant
Apollo Global Management LLC Apollo Global Management United States federal 2018 $150,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Apollo Global Management, LLC Apollo Global Management United States federal 2018 $275,000,000 federal insurance
PORTS AMERICA INC Oaktree Capital Management United States federal 2018 $175,835 federal grant
Davis-Standard, LLC Onex United States federal 2019 $3,287,343 federal loan or loan guarantee
Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. American Securities United States federal 2019 $13,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Pexco LLC AEA Investors United States federal 2019 $600,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Profile Products LLC Mid Oaks Investments United States federal 2019 $3,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Vertellus Performance Chemicals, LLC Wind Point Partners United States federal 2019 $9,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
BLUE BIRD BODY COMPANY American Securities United States federal 2019 $4,487,059 federal grant
BMC Software Texas LP Bain Capital Texas state 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
BMC Software Texas LP Bain Capital Texas state 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
Associated Materials Inc. Hellman & Friedman Texas state 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
Alside-Associated Materials Inc. Hellman & Friedman Texas state 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
BMC Software Texas LP #1 Bain Capital Texas state 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
BMC Software Texas LP #2 Bain Capital Texas state 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
BMC Software Texas LP #3 Bain Capital Texas state 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
Alside-Associated Materials Inc. Hellman & Friedman Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
BMC Software Texas LP #1 Bain Capital Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
BMC Software Texas LP #2 Bain Capital Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
BMC Software Texas LP #3 Bain Capital Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
Associated Materials Inc. (Alside) Hellman & Friedman Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
BMC Software Texas LP #1 Bain Capital Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
BMC Software Texas LP #2 Bain Capital Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
BMC Software Texas LP #3 Bain Capital Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Associated Materials Inc. Hellman & Friedman Texas state 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Rackspace Apollo Global Management Texas state 2007 $22,000,000 grant
Authentix Carlyle Group Texas state 2007 $1,000,000 grant
Petco Animal Supplies CVC Capital Partners Texas state 2010 $3,100,000 grant
BMC Software, Inc. Bain Capital Texas state 2009 $402,123 training reimbursement
Brand Energy Solutions LLC Clayton Dubilier & Rice Texas state 2009 undisclosed training reimbursement
Duro Bag Manufacturing Co. Wind Point Partners Texas state 2009 undisclosed training reimbursement
RackSpace USA, Inc. Apollo Global Management Texas state 2010 $2,000,000 training reimbursement
Ascend Performance Materials LLC SK Capital Partners Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
Corporate Express Document & Print Mgmt dba Staples Print Solutions Sycamore Partners Management Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
Hexion Specialty Chemicals Apollo Global Management Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
The Neiman Marcus Group Ares Management Texas local 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
West Telemarketing Apollo Global Management Texas local 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
West Telemarketing LP Apollo Global Management Texas local 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sabre, Inc. and Maguire Partners-Solana Holdings LP & Maguire Holdings Westlake Partnership TPG Capital Texas local 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Laredo WLE, LP Riverstone Holdings Texas local 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sonic Roark Capital Texas local 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sonic Drive In Roark Capital Texas local 2002 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ennis Paint Inc Olympus Partners Texas local 2002 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Standard Fruit & Vegetable KKR & Co. Texas local 1998 $5,240 property tax abatement
DFW/Wheatland-PETsMART BC Partners Texas local 1999 $28,921 property tax abatement
Albertsons Cerberus Capital Management Texas local 2000 $44,478 property tax abatement
Albertsons Cerberus Capital Management Texas local 2001 $66,763 property tax abatement
Jetro Holdings Leonard Green & Partners Texas local 2006 $86,524 property tax abatement
Golden Living (GGNSC) Fillmore Capital Partners Texas state 2011 $2,100,000 grant
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