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 Parent Location Subsidy Source Yearsort icon Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
EDDIE BAUER LLC Golden Gate Capital Maine state 2017 $3,689 property tax abatement
TRC COMPANIES INC New Mountain Capital Maine state 2017 $4,008 property tax abatement
PETSMART INC BC Partners Maine state 2017 $14,106 property tax abatement
PETCO ANIMAL SUPPLIES STORES INC CVC Capital Partners Maine state 2017 $15,962 property tax abatement
STAPLES OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST INC Sycamore Partners Management Maine state 2017 $54,579 property tax abatement
SHAWS SUPERMARKETS INC AND SUBSIDIA Cerberus Capital Management Maine state 2017 $368,375 property tax abatement
West Corporation and Subsidiaries Apollo Global Management Nebraska state 2017 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Safeway Inc. Cerberus Capital Management District of Columbia state 2017 $253,393 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Inc. Cerberus Capital Management District of Columbia state 2017 $158,095 tax credit/rebate
Garda USA Inc. BC Partners Florida local 2017 $120,750 grant
ADT, LLC Apollo Global Management Florida local 2017 $21,000 grant
Athens Generating Co LLP Riverstone Holdings New York local 2017 $24,576,459 tax credit/rebate
Sithe Blackstone New York local 2017 $1,110,106 tax credit/rebate
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, LLC #3 (2010) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2017 $880,495 tax credit/rebate
Jetro Cash and Carry Enterprises, LLC #4 (2012) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2017 $666,210 tax credit/rebate
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. #2 (2005) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2017 $609,235 tax credit/rebate
Anchor Glass Container CVC Capital Partners New York local 2017 $341,739 tax credit/rebate
ReEnergy Black River LLC Riverstone Holdings New York local 2017 $227,848 tax credit/rebate
Unifrax 1, LLC Clearlake Capital New York local 2017 $219,388 tax credit/rebate
Save-a-Lot Onex New York local 2017 $136,491 tax credit/rebate
Dealer Tire LLC/N&G Realty Co. Lindsay Goldberg New York local 2017 $102,782 tax credit/rebate
Life Time Fitness Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2017 $58,204 tax credit/rebate
Unifrax 1, LLC Clearlake Capital New York local 2017 $43,044 tax credit/rebate
WPS Beaver Falls Generation American Securities New York local 2017 $41,846 tax credit/rebate
National Bedding Company LLC Advent International New York local 2017 $35,559 tax credit/rebate
NBTY/Cartwright Loop/Exp. Carlyle Group New York local 2017 $7,051 tax credit/rebate
Unifrax Corporation Clearlake Capital New York local 2017 $6,835 tax credit/rebate
Ward's Natural Science Inc. VWR Education LLC New Mountain Capital New York local 2017 $3,908 tax credit/rebate
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, LLC #3 (2010) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2017 $12,431 multiple
Jetro Cash and Carry Enterprises, LLC #4 (2012) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2017 $10,582 multiple
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. #2 (2005) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2017 $3,117 multiple
CompuCom Systems, Inc. Thomas H. Lee Partners South Carolina state 2017 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sparton Cerberus Capital Management South Dakota state 2017 $3,000 grant
JOSTENS, INC. Platinum Equity Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
LIFEPOINT HOSPITALS INC. Apollo Global Management Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
NORTEK GLOBAL HVAC, LLC Melrose Industries Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
NORTEK GLOBAL HVAC, LLC Melrose Industries Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
JOSTENS, INC. Platinum Equity Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
JOSTENS, INC. Platinum Equity Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
GKN AEROSPACE CHEM-TRONICS INC. Melrose Industries Washington state 2017 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
SAFEWAY INC. Cerberus Capital Management Washington state 2017 $204,237 tax credit/rebate
SAFEWAY INC. Cerberus Capital Management Washington state 2017 $141,777 tax credit/rebate
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
PORT TOWNSEND PAPER CORPORATION Lindsay Goldberg Washington state 2017 $469,138 tax credit/rebate
NORTH PACIFIC PAPER COMPANY, LLC One Rock Capital Partners Washington state 2017 $521,120 tax credit/rebate
PORT TOWNSEND PAPER CORPORATION Lindsay Goldberg Washington state 2017 $266,098 tax credit/rebate
NORTHWEST HARDWOODS, INC. Littlejohn & Co. Washington state 2017 $234,864 tax credit/rebate
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA KKR & Co. California state 2017 $497,448 training reimbursement
TESTAMERICA LABORATORIES INC H.I.G. Capital California state 2017 $12,239 training reimbursement
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE OFSOUTHERN CALIFORNIA KKR & Co. California state 2017 $128,400 training reimbursement
ADT LLC Apollo Global Management California state 2017 $19,440 training reimbursement
Atlas Aerospace, LLC Carlyle Group Kansas state 2017 undisclosed grant
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
Team Health, Inc. Blackstone Tennessee state 2016 $230,000 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
JDA Software Inc. New Mountain Capital Arizona state 2016 $350,000 grant
Aleris Rolled Products, LLC Oaktree Capital Management Kentucky state 2016 $200,000 training reimbursement
Aleris Rolled Products, LLC Oaktree Capital Management Kentucky state 2016 $200,000 training reimbursement
Aleris Rolled Products, LLC Oaktree Capital Management Kentucky state 2016 $100,000 training reimbursement
CTA Acoustics, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2016 $100,000 training reimbursement
Dealer Tire, LLC Lindsay Goldberg Ohio state 2016 $1,457,000 tax credit/rebate
Sterigenics U.S., LLC Warburg Pincus Ohio state 2016 $714,000 tax credit/rebate
Jamba Juice Company Roark Capital Texas state 2016 $800,000 grant
Arclin, Inc. Lone Star Funds Wisconsin state 2016 $750,000 tax credit/rebate
Gardner Denver, Inc. KKR & Co. Wisconsin state 2016 $2,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Commonwealth Industries, Inc Oaktree Capital Management United States federal 2016 $50,000 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 2016 $600,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Playpower, Inc. Littlejohn & Co. United States federal 2016 $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
Vertellus Performance Chemicals, LLC Wind Point Partners United States federal 2016 $4,500,000 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
GKN Driveline Newton, LLC Melrose Industries North Carolina state 2016 $1,764,000 grant
GKN Driveline North America, Inc. Melrose Industries North Carolina state 2016 $58,000 grant
GKN Driveline North America, Inc. Melrose Industries North Carolina state 2016 $1,710,000 grant
ADT, LLC Apollo Global Management Florida local 2016 $21,000 grant
Garda USA, Inc BC Partners Florida local 2016 $36,859 grant
Hexion Inc. Apollo Global Management Louisiana state 2016 $48,145 property tax abatement
Hexion Inc. Apollo Global Management Louisiana state 2016 $259,349 property tax abatement
Hexion Inc. Apollo Global Management Louisiana state 2016 $265,985 property tax abatement
Hexion Inc. Apollo Global Management Louisiana state 2016 $294,454 property tax abatement
Hexion Inc. Apollo Global Management Louisiana state 2016 $206,938 property tax abatement
Cornerstone Chemical Company Littlejohn & Co. Louisiana state 2016 $239,515 property tax abatement
Cornerstone Chemical Company Littlejohn & Co. Louisiana state 2016 $585,236 property tax abatement
Cornerstone Chemical Company Littlejohn & Co. Louisiana state 2016 $691,564 property tax abatement
Cornerstone Chemical Company Littlejohn & Co. Louisiana state 2016 $716,537 property tax abatement
Gardner Denver Thomas KKR & Co. Louisiana state 2016 $42,113 property tax abatement
Hexion Inc. Apollo Global Management Louisiana state 2016 $168,597 property tax abatement
Hexion Inc. Apollo Global Management Louisiana state 2016 $848,363 property tax abatement
ASAP Industries, LLC Ares Management Louisiana state 2016 $262,395 property tax abatement
EDDIE BAUER LLC Golden Gate Capital Maine state 2016 $4,290 property tax abatement
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