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
Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. American Securities United States federal 2013 $9,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Pexco Llc AEA Investors United States federal 2013 $500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Playpower, Inc. Littlejohn & Co. United States federal 2013 $2,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Profile Products Llc Mid Oaks Investments United States federal 2013 $1,750,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Trojan Battery Co. KPS Capital Partners, LP United States federal 2013 $9,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Vertellus Specialties Wind Point Partners United States federal 2013 $22,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Bishop Blackstone United States federal 2013 $1,041,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
West Corporation Apollo Global Management Wisconsin state 2013 $89,000 tax credit/rebate
ALDER BIOPHARMACEUTIC INC TPG Capital Washington state 2013 $5,580 tax credit/rebate
VERTAFORE INC TPG Capital Washington state 2013 $11,715 tax credit/rebate
VERTAFORE INC TPG Capital Washington state 2013 $19,840 tax credit/rebate
ENERGYSOLUTIONS FEDERAL EPC INC Energy Capital Partners Washington state 2013 $27,198 tax credit/rebate
SAFEWAY INC Cerberus Capital Management Washington state 2013 $36,940 tax credit/rebate
SAFEWAY INC Cerberus Capital Management Washington state 2013 $44,296 tax credit/rebate
PORT TOWNSEND PAPER CORPORATION Lindsay Goldberg Washington state 2013 $51,270 tax credit/rebate
ATTACHMATE CORPORATION Golden Gate Capital Washington state 2013 $99,556 tax credit/rebate
ENERGYSOLUTIONS FEDERAL EPC INC Energy Capital Partners Washington state 2013 $209,282 tax credit/rebate
NORTHWEST HARDWOODS INC Littlejohn & Co. Washington state 2013 $283,143 tax credit/rebate
PORT TOWNSEND PAPER CORPORATION Lindsay Goldberg Washington state 2013 $333,231 tax credit/rebate
NORTH PACIFIC PAPER CORP One Rock Capital Partners Washington state 2013 $862,329 tax credit/rebate
West Corporation & Subsidiaries Apollo Global Management Nebraska state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Diversified Machine, Inc. Platinum Equity Pennsylvania state 2013 $21,544 tax credit/rebate
Golden Brothers, Inc. (t/a Golden Technologies) TPG Capital Pennsylvania state 2013 $21,423 tax credit/rebate
Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp. American Industrial Partners Pennsylvania state 2013 $10,315 tax credit/rebate
Combined Systems, Inc. Carlyle Group Pennsylvania state 2013 $2,547 tax credit/rebate
Freedom Group, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management North Carolina state 2013 $41,642 tax credit/rebate
Affinia Group, Inc. Cypress Group North Carolina state 2013 $33,025 tax credit/rebate
Compuware Corporation Thoma Bravo North Carolina state 2013 $9,891 tax credit/rebate
Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. American Securities North Carolina state 2013 $121,047 tax credit/rebate
Pharmaceutical Research Associates, Inc. KKR & Co. North Carolina state 2013 $65,813 tax credit/rebate
Affinia Group, Inc. Cypress Group North Carolina state 2013 $45,557 tax credit/rebate
Providencia USA, Inc. Blackstone North Carolina state 2013 $43,120 tax credit/rebate
Magneti Marelli Holding USA, Inc. KKR & Co. North Carolina state 2013 $7,234 tax credit/rebate
AP Exhaust Technologies, Inc. Audax Group North Carolina state 2013 $12,626 tax credit/rebate
Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. American Securities North Carolina state 2013 $438,781 tax credit/rebate
GKN Automotive Holding, Inc. Melrose Industries North Carolina state 2013 $232,504 tax credit/rebate
GKN Driveline North America, Inc. Melrose Industries North Carolina state 2013 $96,647 tax credit/rebate
The Gates Corporation Blackstone North Carolina state 2013 $57,267 tax credit/rebate
United Stationers Supply Co. Sycamore Partners Management North Carolina state 2013 $18,907 tax credit/rebate
Magneti Marelli Holding USA, Inc. KKR & Co. North Carolina state 2013 $18,658 tax credit/rebate
Armstrong Hardwood Flooring American Industrial Partners North Carolina state 2013 $1,727 tax credit/rebate
Tire Rack Leonard Green & Partners Connecticut state 2013 $25,530 tax credit/rebate
Compuware Corporation Thoma Bravo North Carolina state 2013 $9,891 tax credit/rebate
Affinia Group, Inc. Cypress Group North Carolina state 2013 $33,025 tax credit/rebate
Freedom Group, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management North Carolina state 2013 $41,642 tax credit/rebate
Ascend Performance Materials SK Capital Partners Texas state 2013 $1,000,000 grant
Jetro Cash & Carry Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2013 $2,192 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Unifrax Corporation Clearlake Capital New York local 2013 $7,570 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Osmose Holding, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management New York local 2013 $8,250 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ward's Natural Science Inc. VWR Education LLC New Mountain Capital New York local 2013 $29,186 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
National Bedding Company LLC Advent International New York local 2013 $32,272 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
NBTY/Cartwright Loop Carlyle Group New York local 2013 $33,764 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Anchor Glass Container CVC Capital Partners New York local 2013 $39,382 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Bergdorf Goodman, Inc. Ares Management New York local 2013 $72,021 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Save-a-Lot Onex New York local 2013 $107,345 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Sithe Blackstone New York local 2013 $116,178 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
NBTY Inc. / New Measures, LLC Carlyle Group New York local 2013 $116,877 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. #2 (2005) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2013 $174,282 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, LLC #3 (2010) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2013 $296,333 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Life Time Fitness Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2013 $493,212 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WPS Syracuse Generation American Securities New York local 2013 $1,184,311 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Life Time Fitness Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2013 $1,685,572 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WPS Beaver Falls Generation American Securities New York local 2013 $2,383,797 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Athens Generating Co LLP Riverstone Holdings New York local 2013 $38,423,245 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GKN Sinter Metals, LLC Melrose Industries Ohio state 2013 $231,783 tax credit/rebate
GKN AEROSPACE CHEM-TRONICS INC Melrose Industries Washington state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PEXCO LLC AEA Investors Washington state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
SAFEWAY INC Cerberus Capital Management Washington state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Luke Paper Company Apollo Global Management West Virginia state 2013 $4,664 training reimbursement
Gates Corporation Blackstone Illinois state 2013 $316,883 tax credit/rebate
Southern Illinois Riverboat/Casino Cruises, Inc. Apollo Global Management Illinois state 2013 $54,194 tax credit/rebate
Barracuda Networks Thoma Bravo Michigan state 2013 $85,150 property tax abatement
Barracuda Networks Thoma Bravo Michigan state 2013 $2,898,000 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 8103 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $36,739 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 6530 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $13,599 tax credit/rebate
American Medical Response of Colorado, Inc KKR & Co. Colorado state 2013 $34,842 tax credit/rebate
Joseph T. Ryerson and Son, Inc. Platinum Equity Colorado state 2013 $9,942 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 8277 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $6,813 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 2824 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $6,689 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 8402 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $5,546 tax credit/rebate
American Medical Response of Colorado, Inc KKR & Co. Colorado state 2013 $13,103 tax credit/rebate
Staples Contract and Commercial Sycamore Partners Management Colorado state 2013 $2,845 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 2915 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $2,568 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 017 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $2,473 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 390 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $2,439 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 8676 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $2,332 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 2246 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $2,291 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 2917 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $2,216 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 344 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $2,203 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 1045 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $2,177 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 1071 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $2,163 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 1681 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $1,903 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 2817 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $1,780 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 1644 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $1,578 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 722 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $1,566 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 1587 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $1,544 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 81212 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $1,434 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 2520 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $1,423 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 322 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $1,346 tax credit/rebate
Safeway Store 2341 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $1,322 tax credit/rebate
safeway Store 1532 Cerberus Capital Management Colorado state 2013 $1,309 tax credit/rebate
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