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 Location Subsidy Source Yearsort icon Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
PETCO ANIMAL SUPPLIES STORES INC CVC Capital Partners Maine state 2011 $19,327 property tax abatement
PETSMART INC BC Partners Maine state 2011 $10,714 property tax abatement
PORTS AMERICA MAINE INC Oaktree Capital Management Maine state 2011 $3,832 property tax abatement
RUMFORD PAPER COMPANY Apollo Global Management Maine state 2011 $2,784,313 property tax abatement
STAPLES OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST INC Sycamore Partners Management Maine state 2011 $56,776 property tax abatement
WEST MARINE PRODUCTS Monomoy Capital Partners Maine state 2011 $1,532 property tax abatement
GKN AEROSPACE NORTH AMERICA, INC. Melrose Industries Missouri state 2011 $1,158,370 tax credit/rebate
Emerald Performance Materials American Securities Washington state 2011 $12,780 training reimbursement
Chromalloy Nevada Carlyle Group Nevada state 2011 $22,000 training reimbursement
GKN Aerospace Monitor, Inc. Melrose Industries New York state 2011 $500,000 grant
GARDNER DENVER KKR & Co. Oklahoma state 2011 $22,839 training reimbursement
Ashley Regional Medical Center Apollo Global Management Utah state 2011 $26,564 training reimbursement
Digicert TA Associates Utah state 2011 $1,890 training reimbursement
GKN Armstrong Wheels, Inc. Melrose Industries Iowa state 2011 $558,287 training reimbursement
Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc. Platinum Equity Iowa state 2011 $205,500 training reimbursement
GoDaddy.com Inc KKR & Co. Iowa state 2011 $1,054,400 training reimbursement
TurboCombustor Technology Carlyle Group Florida state 2011 $22,000 training reimbursement
Digital Domain Media Group Searchlight Capital Florida state 2011 $50,000 training reimbursement
CEVA Logistics Apollo Global Management Florida state 2011 $133,224 training reimbursement
Palm Coast Data New Mountain Capital Florida state 2011 $482,685 training reimbursement
Digital Domain Media Searchlight Capital Florida state 2011 $379,764 training reimbursement
Ascend Performance Materials SK Capital Partners Florida state 2011 $118,204 training reimbursement
Gardner Denver Thomas KKR & Co. Louisiana state 2011 undisclosed training reimbursement
Apex Tool Group Bain Capital Arkansas state 2011 $13,000 training reimbursement
Golden Living Fillmore Capital Partners Arkansas state 2011 $67,056 training reimbursement
Ryerson Platinum Equity Arkansas state 2011 $18,000 training reimbursement
Gates Corporation Blackstone Arkansas state 2011 $7,920 training reimbursement
ESCANABA PAPER COMPANY Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
ESCANABA PAPER COMPANY Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
CHAMPION BUS INC American Industrial Partners Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
STANT USA H.I.G. Capital Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
STYRON,LLC Bain Capital Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
GKN Westland Aerospace, Inc. Melrose Industries Alabama state 2011 $67,764 grant
Jostens, Inc. Platinum Equity Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Magneti Marelli Suspension USA, LLC KKR & Co. Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Magneti Marelli Suspension USA, LLC KKR & Co. Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Nordyne, LLC Melrose Industries Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Nordyne, LLC Melrose Industries Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
JACUZZI BRANDS CORP. DBA JACUZZI GROUP WORLDWIDE Apollo Global Management California state 2011 $21,212 training reimbursement
ALLIANT INSURANCE SERVICES, INC. KKR & Co. California state 2011 $86,128 training reimbursement
Higher One, Inc. Providence Equity Partners Connecticut state 2011 $18,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Ascend Performance Materials, LLC SK Capital Partners Florida state 2011 $118,204 training reimbursement
Southern Graphic Systems, Inc. Onex Kentucky state 2011 $24,995 training reimbursement
GKN Driveline North America, Inc. Melrose Industries North Carolina state 2011 $75,000 tax credit/rebate
Pharmaceutical Research Associates, Inc. KKR & Co. North Carolina state 2011 $61,500 tax credit/rebate
Affinia Group, Inc. Cypress Group North Carolina state 2011 $107,940 tax credit/rebate
American Tire Distributors, Inc. TPG Capital North Carolina state 2011 $478,248 tax credit/rebate
Angus Chemical Company Golden Gate Capital Louisiana state 2011 $176,999 property tax abatement
Angus Chemical Company Golden Gate Capital Louisiana state 2011 $737,212 property tax abatement
Angus Chemical Company Golden Gate Capital Louisiana state 2011 $614,470 property tax abatement
Arclin U.S.A., Inc. Lone Star Funds Louisiana state 2011 $167,309 property tax abatement
ASAP Industries LLC Ares Management Louisiana state 2011 $116,753 property tax abatement
Cornerstone Chemical Company Littlejohn & Co. Louisiana state 2011 $608,635 property tax abatement
Gardner Denver Thomas KKR & Co. Louisiana state 2011 $16,031 property tax abatement
Red River Environmental Products Energy Capital Partners Louisiana state 2011 $55,292,202 property tax abatement
Albertsons, LLC Store #4038 Cerberus Capital Management Louisiana state 2011 $319,750 enterprise zone
Cornerstone Chemical Company Littlejohn & Co. Louisiana state 2011 $1,737,500 enterprise zone
Galleon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. TPG Capital Pennsylvania state 2011 $50,363 tax credit/rebate
Golden Brothers, Inc. TPG Capital Pennsylvania state 2011 $16,263 tax credit/rebate
Diversified Machine, Inc. Platinum Equity Pennsylvania state 2011 $7,785 tax credit/rebate
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
Golden Living (GGNSC) Fillmore Capital Partners Texas state 2011 $2,100,000 grant
Armstrong Wood Products American Industrial Partners West Virginia state 2011 $18,250 training reimbursement
Simonton Building Products Inc. Clayton Dubilier & Rice West Virginia state 2011 $57,462 training reimbursement
Prince Minerals, Inc. American Securities North Carolina state 2011 $3,741 tax credit/rebate
Petco CVC Capital Partners Texas local 2011 $650,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Petco CVC Capital Partners Texas local 2011 $263,070 property tax abatement
Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc. Platinum Equity Ohio local 2011 $11,606 tax credit/rebate
Boasso America Corporation Apax Partners Michigan state 2011 $40,000 property tax abatement
Boasso America Corporation Apax Partners Michigan state 2011 $12,000 tax credit/rebate
Boasso America Corporation Apax Partners Michigan state 2011 $79,000 tax credit/rebate
Boasso America Corporation Apax Partners Michigan state 2011 $420,000 tax credit/rebate
Kenersys Americas LLC First Reserve Michigan state 2011 $1,017,000 tax credit/rebate
Kronos, Inc. Hellman & Friedman Massachusetts state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Chromalloy Gas Turbine LLC Carlyle Group Florida state 2011 $364,000 tax credit/rebate
Landmark Aviation, LLC Carlyle Group Florida state 2011 $55,000 tax credit/rebate
Chromalloy Gas Turbine LLC Carlyle Group Florida state 2011 $500,000 grant
Vertellus Specialties Inc Wind Point Partners New Jersey state 2011 $125,190 grant
Anchor Glass Container Corporation CVC Capital Partners New Jersey state 2011 $453,561 grant
NBTY Inc. / New Measures, LLC Carlyle Group New York local 2011 $2,433 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2011 $2,898 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ADT Security Systems - 265 Thruway Apollo Global Management New York local 2011 $6,872 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Unifrax Corporation Clearlake Capital New York local 2011 $7,363 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Osmose Holding, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management New York local 2011 $8,572 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Osmose Holding, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management New York local 2011 $9,124 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ward's Natural Science Establishment Inc. New Mountain Capital New York local 2011 $11,010 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
National Bedding Company LLC Advent International New York local 2011 $28,804 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Anchor Glass Container CVC Capital Partners New York local 2011 $39,340 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
NBTY/Cartwright Loop Carlyle Group New York local 2011 $43,357 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ward's Natural Science Inc. VWR Education LLC New Mountain Capital New York local 2011 $74,559 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, LLC #3 (2010) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2011 $74,988 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Bergdorf Goodman, Inc. Ares Management New York local 2011 $97,727 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Save-a-Lot Onex New York local 2011 $164,618 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Unifrax I, LLC Clearlake Capital New York local 2011 $181,256 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. #2 (2005) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2011 $209,781 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Carestream Health Inc. Onex New York local 2011 $507,003 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WPS Syracuse Generation American Securities New York local 2011 $921,917 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Avon Products, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management New York local 2011 $1,404,042 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WPS Beaver Falls Generation American Securities New York local 2011 $2,165,655 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Avon Products, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management New York local 2011 $4,906,974 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
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