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
Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. American Securities North Carolina state 2008 $208,230 tax credit/rebate
Affinia Group, Inc. Cypress Group North Carolina state 2008 $170,816 tax credit/rebate
Associated Materials Incorporated Hellman & Friedman North Carolina state 2008 $99,964 tax credit/rebate
Magneti Marelli Holding USA, Inc. KKR & Co. North Carolina state 2008 $72,282 tax credit/rebate
Armstrong Hardwood Flooring American Industrial Partners North Carolina state 2008 $23,674 tax credit/rebate
Empire Gen Holdings, Inc. Energy Capital Partners New York state 2008 $84,000 tax credit/rebate
Kovatch Mobile Equip American Industrial Partners Pennsylvania state 2008 $14,186 tax credit/rebate
Combined Systems, Inc. Carlyle Group Pennsylvania state 2008 $11,005 tax credit/rebate
AIM AVIATION INC TowerBrook Capital Partners Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
AIM AVIATION AUBURN INC TowerBrook Capital Partners Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
SAFEWAY ICECREAM PLANT Cerberus Capital Management Washington state 2008 $42,759 tax credit/rebate
SAFEWAY INC Cerberus Capital Management Washington state 2008 $35,025 tax credit/rebate
VLST TPG Capital Washington state 2008 $118,500 tax credit/rebate
ATTACHMATE CORPORATION Golden Gate Capital Washington state 2008 $91,214 tax credit/rebate
NORTH PACIFIC PAPER CORP One Rock Capital Partners Washington state 2008 $906,282 tax credit/rebate
PORT TOWNSEND PAPER CORPORATION Lindsay Goldberg Washington state 2008 $270,876 tax credit/rebate
Armstrong Wood Products American Industrial Partners West Virginia state 2008 $13,495 training reimbursement
Coldwater Creek Sycamore Partners Management West Virginia state 2008 $13,530 training reimbursement
SimEx, Inc. Clayton Dubilier & Rice West Virginia state 2008 $19,133 training reimbursement
Simonton Building Products Inc. Clayton Dubilier & Rice West Virginia state 2008 $60,534 training reimbursement
West Point Products Golden Gate Capital West Virginia state 2008 $26,250 training reimbursement
Corporate Express-IntelMail Division Sycamore Partners Management Kansas state 2008 $10,000 training reimbursement
Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC Mid Oaks Investments Kansas state 2008 $16,800 training reimbursement
Simmons Bedding Company Advent International Kansas state 2008 $35,471 training reimbursement
The Mutual Fund Store, LLC Warburg Pincus Kansas state 2008 $50,400 training reimbursement
Collins Bus Corporation American Industrial Partners Kansas state 2008 $65,000 grant
The Mutual Fund Store, LLC Warburg Pincus Kansas state 2008 $50,000 grant
AFFINIA GROUP Cypress Group Oklahoma state 2008 $98,366 training reimbursement
SIMONTON WINDOWS Clayton Dubilier & Rice Oklahoma state 2008 $34,084 training reimbursement
The Gates Corporation Blackstone Iowa state 2008 $92,265 training reimbursement
GKN Armstrong Wheels, Inc. Melrose Industries Iowa state 2008 $93,534 training reimbursement
Dice Career Solutions, Inc. General Atlantic Iowa state 2008 $331,688 training reimbursement
Laredo WLE, LP Riverstone Holdings Texas local 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ESCANABA PAPER COMPANY Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
ESCANABA PAPER COMPANY Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
ESCANABA PAPER COMPANY Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
JOSEPH T RYERSON & SON INC Platinum Equity Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
Jo-Ann Stores Supply Chain Management, Inc. ~ New Leonard Green & Partners Alabama state 2008 $150,000 grant
GKN Westland Aerospace Inc. ~ Exp Melrose Industries Alabama state 2008 $150,000 grant
Apria Healthcare Inc Blackstone Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare Inc Blackstone Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare Inc Blackstone Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Associated Materials Incorporated Hellman & Friedman Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare Inc Blackstone Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare Inc Blackstone Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare Inc Blackstone Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare Inc Blackstone Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare Inc Blackstone Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare Inc Blackstone Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare Inc Blackstone Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare Inc Blackstone Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Palm Coast Data, LLC New Mountain Capital Florida state 2008 $4,200,000 tax credit/rebate
Source Refrigeration & HVAC, Inc. Audax Group Florida state 2008 $90,000 tax credit/rebate
Web.com Group, Inc. General Atlantic Florida state 2008 $556,000 tax credit/rebate
Palm Coast Data, LLC New Mountain Capital Florida state 2008 $3,000,000 grant
Bergdorf Goodman, Inc. Ares Management New York local 2008 $18,106 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. #2 (2005) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2008 $296,157 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Avon Products, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management New York local 2008 $1,181,733 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Unifrax Corporation Clearlake Capital New York local 2008 $1,535 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Osmose Holding, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management New York local 2008 $11,227 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Anchor Glass Container CVC Capital Partners New York local 2008 $216,880 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
RCS, Inc. Bain Capital New York local 2008 $69,670 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Aspen Dental Management, Inc. Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2008 $74,708 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
National Bedding Company LLC Advent International New York local 2008 $68,750 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ward's Natural Science Inc. VWR Education LLC New Mountain Capital New York local 2008 $95,267 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Osmose Holding, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management New York local 2008 $8,904 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2008 $10,264 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ward's Natural Science Establishment Inc. New Mountain Capital New York local 2008 $47,065 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BlueLinx Cerberus Capital Management New York local 2008 $145,130 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WPS Syracuse Generation American Securities New York local 2008 $866,923 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WPS Beaver Falls Generation American Securities New York local 2008 $10,960 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Serta National Bedding Advent International New York local 2008 $73,429 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ADT Security Systems - 265 Thruway Apollo Global Management New York local 2008 $33,040 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Save-a-Lot Onex New York local 2008 $148,946 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Carestream Health Inc. Onex New York local 2008 $439,636 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
NBTY/Cartwright Loop Carlyle Group New York local 2008 $173,284 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Avon Products, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management New York local 2008 $3,199,661 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Avon Products Inc Cerberus Capital Management New York local 2008 $1,169,256 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Athens Generating Co LLP Riverstone Holdings New York local 2008 $25,320,013 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Sithe Blackstone New York local 2008 $15,137,477 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GoDaddy.com, Inc. KKR & Co. Arizona state 2008 $171,377 training reimbursement
Safeway Inc Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2008 $511,388 training reimbursement
NAC PROPERTIES L L C KKR & Co. Washington state 2008 $8,245 tax credit/rebate
VLST TPG Capital Washington state 2008 $23,733 tax credit/rebate
ANCHOR HOCKING COMPANY Monomoy Capital Partners Ohio state 2008 $250,000 grant
ANCHOR HOCKING COMPANY Monomoy Capital Partners Ohio state 2008 $3,000,000 loan or bond financing
PAYLESS SHOESOURCE DISTRIBUTION INC Golden Gate Capital Ohio state 2008 $62,816 grant
SPARTECH PLASTICS LLC Arsenal Capital Partners Ohio state 2008 $30,000 grant
ALERIS INTERNATIONAL INC Oaktree Capital Management Oklahoma state 2008 $167,255 tax credit/rebate
REMINGTON ARMS CO INC Cerberus Capital Management Oklahoma state 2008 $8,345 tax credit/rebate
TCM INVESTMENTS,INC KKR & Co. Oklahoma state 2008 $61,711 tax credit/rebate
SAMSON RESOURCES CO #2 KKR & Co. Oklahoma state 2008 $28,789 grant
SAMSON RESOURCES CO #2 KKR & Co. Oklahoma state 2008 $39,184 grant
SAMSON RESOURCES CO #2 KKR & Co. Oklahoma state 2008 $40,637 grant
SAMSON RESOURCES CO #2 KKR & Co. Oklahoma state 2008 $43,337 grant
SAMSON RESOURCES CORP KKR & Co. Oklahoma state 2008 $108,104 grant
SAMSON RESOURCES CORP KKR & Co. Oklahoma state 2008 $116,205 grant
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