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
ALCHEM ALUMINUM INC Oaktree Capital Management Michigan local undisclosed property tax abatement
ACME MARKETS INC. Cerberus Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ACME MARKETS, INC. Cerberus Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ACME MARKETS, INC. Cerberus Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ACME MARKETS, INC. Cerberus Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ACME MARKETS, INC. Cerberus Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BRIDGE TERMINAL TRANSPORT INC. Platinum Equity New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CHARLOTTE RUSSE, INC. Advent International New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
DURO BAG MANUFACTURING CO. Wind Point Partners New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
FIVE BELOW, INC. Advent International New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GYMBOREE RETAIL STORE, INC. Bain Capital New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MALLINCKRODT BAKER, INC. New Mountain Capital New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MORAN FOODS INC. Onex New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MORAN FOODS, INC. Onex New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PETSMART, INC. BC Partners New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PETSMART, INC. BC Partners New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PORTS AMERICA, INC. Oaktree Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
QS RETAIL, INC. Oaktree Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
SAFEWAY DISTRIBUTORS, LLC Cerberus Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
SAFEWAY FREEZER STORAGE COMPANY Cerberus Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
SAFEWAY FREEZER STORAGE COMPANY Cerberus Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
SIEMENS WATER TECHNOLOGIES CORP. AEA Investors New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST, INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST, INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST, INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST, INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST, INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST, INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST, INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
THE NEIMAN-MARCUS GROUP, INC. Ares Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WEST MARINE PRODUCTS, INC. Monomoy Capital Partners New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Northampton Generating Co., LP Carlyle Group Pennsylvania state $125,000 training reimbursement
Springs Window Fashions LLC Golden Gate Capital Pennsylvania state $100,000 training reimbursement
Glen-Gery Corporation Bain Capital Pennsylvania state $64,000 training reimbursement
Acuity Specialty Products, Inc. New Mountain Capital Pennsylvania state $45,000 training reimbursement
Great Wolf Lodge of the Poconos, LLC Apollo Global Management Pennsylvania state $212,000 grant
Fleetwood Motor Homes of Pennsylvania, Inc. American Industrial Partners Pennsylvania state $500,000 tax credit/rebate
Acuity Specialty Products, Inc. New Mountain Capital Pennsylvania state $300,000 tax credit/rebate
HomerWood Hardwood Flooring Co. American Industrial Partners Pennsylvania state $285,000 tax credit/rebate
Gardner Denver, Inc. KKR & Co. Pennsylvania state $159,000 tax credit/rebate
Great Wolf Lodge of the Poconos Apollo Global Management Pennsylvania state $154,000 tax credit/rebate
Styron, LLC Bain Capital Pennsylvania state $86,000 tax credit/rebate
Homerwood, Inc. American Industrial Partners Pennsylvania state $210,886 loan or bond financing
Diversified Machine, Inc. Platinum Equity Pennsylvania state $160,000 loan or bond financing
Acuity Specialty Products, Inc. New Mountain Capital Pennsylvania state $400,000 grant
West Telemarketing Corporation II Apollo Global Management Pennsylvania state $325,000 grant
Gardner Denver, Inc. KKR & Co. Pennsylvania state $265,000 grant
Fleetwood Motor Homes of Pennsylvania, Inc. American Industrial Partners Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
Armstrong Wood Products, Inc. dba Armstrong Cabinet Products American Industrial Partners Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
Sinter Metals, Inc. Melrose Industries Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
Homerwood Hardwood Flooring Co American Industrial Partners Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
Styron, LLC Bain Capital Pennsylvania state $150,000 grant
Maxim Crane Works a/k/a Anthony Crane Rental LP Apollo Global Management Pennsylvania state $100,000 grant
Five Below, Inc. Advent International Pennsylvania state $50,000 grant
Jostens, Inc. Platinum Equity Pennsylvania state $25,000 grant
Central Pacific Bank Carlyle Group Hawaii state $2,571 training reimbursement
Central Pacific Bank Carlyle Group Hawaii state $2,571 training reimbursement
Springs Window Fashions LLC Golden Gate Capital Pennsylvania state $60,000 training reimbursement
Five Below Inc. Advent International Pennsylvania state $225,000 tax credit/rebate
PRA International KKR & Co. Pennsylvania state $120,000 tax credit/rebate
Avantor Performance Materials, Inc. New Mountain Capital Pennsylvania state $600,000 tax credit/rebate
Affinia Group, Inc. Cypress Group Pennsylvania state $302,000 tax credit/rebate
VWR International LLC New Mountain Capital Pennsylvania state $120,000 tax credit/rebate
TCM Investments, Inc. dba Gardner Denver, Inc. KKR & Co. Pennsylvania state $200,000 grant
Five Below Inc. Advent International Pennsylvania state $150,000 grant
PRA International KKR & Co. Pennsylvania state $50,000 grant
Affinia Group, Inc. Cypress Group Pennsylvania state $375,000 grant
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CATAPULT LEARNING, LLC Carlyle Group New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
THE NEIMAN-MARCUS GROUP, INC. Ares Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CHARLOTTE RUSSE, INC. Advent International New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
QS RETAIL, INC. Oaktree Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GYMBOREE RETAIL STORE, INC. Bain Capital New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
DURO BAG MANUFACTURING CO. Wind Point Partners New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST, INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST, INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
STAPLES CONTRACT AND COMMERCIAL, INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PARTY CITY CORPORATION Thomas H. Lee Partners New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PORTS AMERICA GROUP, INC. Oaktree Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PETSMART, INC. BC Partners New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
FIVE BELOW, INC. Advent International New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST, INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MORAN FOODS INC. Onex New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PARTY CITY CORPORATION Thomas H. Lee Partners New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ACME MARKETS INC. Cerberus Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST, INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PORTS AMERICA, INC. Oaktree Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BRIDGE TERMINAL TRANSPORT INC. Platinum Equity New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST, INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST, INC. Sycamore Partners Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PETSMART, INC BC Partners New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PARTY CITY CORPORATION Thomas H. Lee Partners New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ACME MARKETS, INC. Cerberus Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WEST MARINE PRODUCTS, INC. Monomoy Capital Partners New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AVANTOR PERFORMANCE MATERIALS, INC. New Mountain Capital New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ACME MARKETS, INC. Cerberus Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
SAFEWAY FREEZER STORAGE COMPANY Cerberus Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
SAFEWAY FREEZER STORAGE COMPANY Cerberus Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
SAFEWAY DISTRIBUTORS, LLC Cerberus Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MORAN FOODS INC. Onex New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
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