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 Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Diversey Bain Capital United States federal 2011 $27,488 federal grant
Fairmount Minerals LTD American Securities United States federal 2011 $69,426 federal grant
Diversey Bain Capital United States federal 2012 $809,456 federal grant
Multi-Color Corporation Platinum Equity United States federal 2012 $6,780 federal grant
PPL Renewable Energy, LLC Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2013 $2,421,738 federal grant
EaglePicher Technologies Apollo Global Management United States federal 2013 $47,322 federal grant
PPL Montana, LLC Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2014 $55,612,423 federal grant
ReEnergy Black River LLC Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2014 $11,110,471 federal grant
Big Tex Trailer Manufacturing, Inc. Bain Capital United States federal 2007 $600,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Big Tex Trailer Manufacturing, Inc. Bain Capital United States federal 2008 $600,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Clipper Windpower, Inc. Platinum Equity United States federal 2010 $5,936,625 federal loan or loan guarantee
Clipper Windpower, Inc. Platinum Equity United States federal 2010 $15,188,018 federal loan or loan guarantee
Clipper Windpower, Inc. Platinum Equity United States federal 2010 $16,820,440 federal loan or loan guarantee
Clipper Windpower, Inc. Platinum Equity United States federal 2010 $43,032,718 federal loan or loan guarantee
Commonwealth Industries, Inc Oaktree Capital Management United States federal 2014 $50,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Credant Technologies, Inc. Silver Lake United States federal 2010 $877,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
Davis Standard Llc Onex United States federal 2014 $1,154,980 federal loan or loan guarantee
Davis-Standard Corporation Onex United States federal 2007 $178,261 federal loan or loan guarantee
Davis-Standard, Llc Onex United States federal 2010 $1,645,350 federal loan or loan guarantee
Davis-Standard, Llc Onex United States federal 2011 $1,899,580 federal loan or loan guarantee
Davis-Standard, Llc Onex United States federal 2008 $192,556 federal loan or loan guarantee
Davis-Standard, Llc Onex United States federal 2008 $1,804,222 federal loan or loan guarantee
Davis-Standard, Llc Onex United States federal 2008 $1,869,660 federal loan or loan guarantee
Davis-Standard, Llc Onex United States federal 2010 $995,682 federal loan or loan guarantee
Davis-Standard, Llc Onex United States federal 2012 $1,598,207 federal loan or loan guarantee
Davis-Standard, Llc Onex United States federal 2007 $1,341,349 federal loan or loan guarantee
Davis-Standard, Llc Onex United States federal 2007 $228,540 federal loan or loan guarantee
Davis-Standard, Llc Onex United States federal 2011 $1,982,769 federal loan or loan guarantee
Frontier Spinning Mills American Securities United States federal 2011 $22,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Frontier Spinning Mills American Securities United States federal 2012 $22,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Frontier Spinning Mills American Securities United States federal 2012 $36,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Frontier Spinning Mills American Securities United States federal 2013 $36,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Frontier Spinning Mills American Securities United States federal 2014 $36,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. American Securities United States federal 2010 $900,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. American Securities United States federal 2010 $900,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. American Securities United States federal 2011 $3,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. American Securities United States federal 2010 $5,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. American Securities United States federal 2011 $5,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. American Securities United States federal 2012 $9,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. American Securities United States federal 2014 $9,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. American Securities United States federal 2013 $9,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Gardner Denver Inc KKR & Co. United States federal 2008 $986,605 federal loan or loan guarantee
Igm Resins Charlotte Inc. Arsenal Capital Partners United States federal 2011 $750,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Marlin Firearms Company, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management United States federal 2007 $2,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Marlin Firearms Company, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management United States federal 2008 $2,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Material Handling Systems, Inc. Thomas H. Lee Partners United States federal 2014 $500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Maxim Crane Works Lp Apollo Global Management United States federal 2007 $380,330 federal loan or loan guarantee
Pexco Llc AEA Investors United States federal 2014 $500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Pexco Llc AEA Investors United States federal 2012 $500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Pexco Llc AEA Investors United States federal 2013 $500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Playpower, Inc. Littlejohn & Co. United States federal 2014 $1,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Playpower, Inc. Littlejohn & Co. United States federal 2013 $2,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Presstek, LLC American Industrial Partners United States federal 2007 $600,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Profile Products Llc Mid Oaks Investments United States federal 2010 $1,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Profile Products Llc Mid Oaks Investments United States federal 2011 $1,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Profile Products Llc Mid Oaks Investments United States federal 2013 $1,750,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Profile Products Llc Mid Oaks Investments United States federal 2012 $1,750,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Profile Products Llc Mid Oaks Investments United States federal 2014 $3,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Shanghai Gkn Huayu Driveline Systems Co Ltd Melrose Industries United States federal 2008 $270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Trojan Battery Co. KPS Capital Partners, LP United States federal 2007 $2,700,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Trojan Battery Co. KPS Capital Partners, LP United States federal 2007 $4,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Trojan Battery Co. KPS Capital Partners, LP United States federal 2008 $4,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Trojan Battery Co. KPS Capital Partners, LP United States federal 2009 $4,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Trojan Battery Co. KPS Capital Partners, LP United States federal 2011 $9,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Trojan Battery Co. KPS Capital Partners, LP United States federal 2012 $9,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Trojan Battery Co. KPS Capital Partners, LP United States federal 2013 $9,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Vertellus Specialties Wind Point Partners United States federal 2013 $22,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Willfire Hc, Llc Apollo Global Management United States federal 2014 $1,194,271 federal loan or loan guarantee
Mammoth Incorporated Melrose Industries United States federal 2015 $2,400,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 Blackstone United States federal 2008 $2,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 Blackstone United States federal 2008 $2,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2009 $1,717,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 Blackstone United States federal 2010 $1,700,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2010 $1,472,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 Blackstone United States federal 2008 $2,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2010 $1,330,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2009 $1,755,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2009 $1,350,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 Blackstone United States federal 2008 $1,750,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2009 $1,700,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 Blackstone United States federal 2007 $1,487,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 Blackstone United States federal 2007 $1,650,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2011 $1,013,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2011 $2,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2010 $2,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 of Charlotte, North Carolina #1494 Blackstone United States federal 2008 $1,740,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 OF SEYMOUR, IN Blackstone United States federal 2007 $1,100,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Red Bluff Blackstone United States federal 2011 $1,150,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Rosenberg Blackstone United States federal 2011 $1,720,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 SAGINAW Blackstone United States federal 2007 $1,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 SAN JOSE CONVENTION CENTER Blackstone United States federal 2009 $2,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 University Blackstone United States federal 2011 $1,875,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Willcox Blackstone United States federal 2009 $1,465,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Professional Medical Transport Inc. KKR & Co. United States federal 2010 $2,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Sonic Drive In Roark Capital United States federal 2008 $1,655,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
SONIC RESTAURANTS Roark Capital United States federal 2009 $1,130,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
STI Components Inc New Mountain Capital United States federal 2011 $1,973,700 federal loan or loan guarantee
WPS Realty LLC & Whitehouse Preparatory Sc American Securities United States federal 2008 $1,660,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
BUFFALO WILD WINGS Roark Capital United States federal 2011 $1,292,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Buffalo Wild Wings Roark Capital United States federal 2010 $1,007,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Buffalo Wild Wings Roark Capital United States federal 2011 $1,410,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
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