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 Location Subsidy Source Yearsort icon Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Life Time Fitness Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2015 $55,495 tax credit/rebate
Bergdorf Goodman, Inc. Ares Management New York local 2015 $94,630 tax credit/rebate
Dealer Tire LLC/N&G Realty Co. Lindsay Goldberg New York local 2015 $100,005 tax credit/rebate
Anchor Glass Container CVC Capital Partners New York local 2015 $108,237 tax credit/rebate
Carestream Health Inc. Onex New York local 2015 $129,512 tax credit/rebate
Save-a-Lot Onex New York local 2015 $132,661 tax credit/rebate
Sithe Blackstone New York local 2015 $210,782 tax credit/rebate
ReEnergy Black River LLC Riverstone Holdings New York local 2015 $281,028 tax credit/rebate
Unifrax 1, LLC Clearlake Capital New York local 2015 $313,195 tax credit/rebate
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. #2 (2005) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2015 $499,675 tax credit/rebate
Life Time Fitness Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2015 $524,097 tax credit/rebate
Jetro Cash and Carry Enterprises, LLC #4 (2012) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2015 $619,004 tax credit/rebate
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, LLC #3 (2010) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2015 $746,415 tax credit/rebate
Athens Generating Co LLP Riverstone Holdings New York local 2015 $23,563,788 tax credit/rebate
Southern Illinois Riverboat/Casino Cruises, Inc. Apollo Global Management Illinois state 2015 $64,250 tax credit/rebate
Carestream Health, Inc. Onex New York state 2015 $1,339,708 enterprise zone
Carestream Health, Inc. Onex New York state 2015 $1,339,708 enterprise zone
Empire Generating Co, LLC Energy Capital Partners New York state 2015 $320,818 enterprise zone
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. Leonard Green & Partners New York state 2015 $184,118 enterprise zone
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. Leonard Green & Partners New York state 2015 $239,861 enterprise zone
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. Leonard Green & Partners New York state 2015 $351,794 enterprise zone
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. Leonard Green & Partners New York state 2015 $351,794 enterprise zone
Jetro Management & Development Corp. Leonard Green & Partners New York state 2015 $27,344 enterprise zone
National Bedding Company, LLC Advent International New York state 2015 $64,415 enterprise zone
National Bedding Company, LLC Advent International New York state 2015 $64,415 enterprise zone
National Bedding Company, LLC Advent International New York state 2015 $257,746 enterprise zone
NBTY, Inc. Carlyle Group New York state 2015 $138,030 enterprise zone
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. Carlyle Group New York state 2015 $1,494 enterprise zone
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. Carlyle Group New York state 2015 $1,494 enterprise zone
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. Carlyle Group New York state 2015 $1,494 enterprise zone
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. Carlyle Group New York state 2015 $1,494 enterprise zone
Remington Arms Company, LLC Cerberus Capital Management New York state 2015 $3,045 enterprise zone
Save A Lot Onex New York state 2015 $14,125 enterprise zone
Staples, The Office Superstore East, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2015 $248,929 enterprise zone
Sterigenics US LLC Warburg Pincus New York state 2015 $30,963 enterprise zone
Unifrax I, LLC fka Unifrax Corporation American Securities New York state 2015 $35,737 enterprise zone
Barnes & Noble Elliott Management Virginia local 2015 $9,270 tax credit/rebate
Barnes & Noble Elliott Management Virginia local 2015 $4,569 tax credit/rebate
GKN AEROSPACE CHEM-TRONICS INC Melrose Industries Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
SAFEWAY INC Cerberus Capital Management Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Armstrong Hardwood Flooring Co. American Industrial Partners Mississippi state 2015 $200,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Portillo's Food Service, Inc. Berkshire Partners Illinois state 2015 $118,947 tax credit/rebate
GARDNER DENVER INC KKR & Co. Oklahoma state 2015 $197,095 tax credit/rebate
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, LLC #3 (2010) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2015 $11,549 multiple
Jetro Cash and Carry Enterprises, LLC #4 (2012) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2015 $10,798 multiple
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. #2 (2005) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2015 $1,186 multiple
NORTH PACIFIC PAPER COMPANY, LLC One Rock Capital Partners Washington state 2015 $530,555 tax credit/rebate
NORTHWEST HARDWOODS, INC. Littlejohn & Co. Washington state 2015 $253,246 tax credit/rebate
PORT TOWNSEND PAPER CORPORATION Lindsay Goldberg Washington state 2015 $239,918 tax credit/rebate
American Medical Response of CT, Inc. KKR & Co. Connecticut state 2015 $25,740 tax credit/rebate
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
SHAWS SUPERMARKETS INC AND SUBSIDIA Cerberus Capital Management Maine state 2016 $410,516 property tax abatement
PORTS AMERICA MAINE INC Oaktree Capital Management Maine state 2016 $1,617 property tax abatement
STAPLES OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST INC Sycamore Partners Management Maine state 2016 $52,912 property tax abatement
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