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
Belk Sycamore Partners Management South Carolina state 2012 $29,198 training reimbursement
Belk, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management South Carolina state 2012 $100,000 grant
Athens Generating Co LLP Riverstone Holdings New York local 2012 $25,823,134 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WPS Beaver Falls Generation American Securities New York local 2012 $2,308,791 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WPS Syracuse Generation American Securities New York local 2012 $931,465 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ReEnergy Black River LLC Riverstone Holdings New York local 2012 $669,600 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, LLC Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2012 $450,174 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Life Time Fitness Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2012 $434,644 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2012 $149,387 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Carestream Health Inc. Onex New York local 2012 $105,524 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Save-a-Lot Onex New York local 2012 $89,622 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Bergdorf Goodman, Inc. Ares Management New York local 2012 $66,678 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Life Time Fitness Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2012 $64,740 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
National Bedding Company LLC Advent International New York local 2012 $57,339 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
NBTY/Cartwright Loop Carlyle Group New York local 2012 $43,357 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Anchor Glass Container CVC Capital Partners New York local 2012 $39,761 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
NBTY Inc. / New Measures, LLC Carlyle Group New York local 2012 $39,617 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Sithe Blackstone New York local 2012 $34,736 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ward's Natural Science Inc. VWR Education LLC New Mountain Capital New York local 2012 $30,665 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Osmose Holding, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management New York local 2012 $8,493 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Unifrax Corporation Clearlake Capital New York local 2012 $7,555 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2012 $2,898 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Save-A-Lot-Holley Onex New York local 2012 $2,250 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Osmose Holding, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management New York local 2012 $1,169 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
FLUSHING TOWN CENTER LP Onex New York state 2012 $698,152 tax credit/rebate
PORT TOWNSEND PAPER CORPORATION Lindsay Goldberg Washington state 2012 $3,000 tax credit/rebate
SAFEWAY INC Cerberus Capital Management Washington state 2012 $36,226 tax credit/rebate
SAFEWAY INC Cerberus Capital Management Washington state 2012 $31,387 tax credit/rebate
ATTACHMATE CORPORATION Golden Gate Capital Washington state 2012 $118,560 tax credit/rebate
ENERGYSOLUTIONS FEDERAL EPC INC Energy Capital Partners Washington state 2012 $188,411 tax credit/rebate
VERTAFORE INC TPG Capital Washington state 2012 $17,290 tax credit/rebate
ENERGYSOLUTIONS FEDERAL EPC INC Energy Capital Partners Washington state 2012 $27,198 tax credit/rebate
VERTAFORE INC TPG Capital Washington state 2012 $11,715 tax credit/rebate
NORTH PACIFIC PAPER CORP One Rock Capital Partners Washington state 2012 $930,525 tax credit/rebate
NORTHWEST HARDWOODS INC Littlejohn & Co. Washington state 2012 $206,846 tax credit/rebate
PORT TOWNSEND PAPER CORPORATION Lindsay Goldberg Washington state 2012 $298,080 tax credit/rebate
ENVIVA LP Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2012 $57,099 federal grant
ENVIVA LP Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2012 $15,931 federal grant
ENVIVA LP Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2012 $5,236 federal grant
ECOATM, INC. Apollo Global Management United States federal 2012 $500,000 federal grant
ECOATM, INC. Apollo Global Management United States federal 2012 $16,000 federal grant
ELECTRIC FIELD SOLUTIONS New Mountain Capital United States federal 2012 $150,000 federal grant
Diversey Bain Capital United States federal 2012 $809,456 federal grant
Multi-Color Corporation Platinum Equity United States federal 2012 $6,780 federal grant
Davis-Standard, Llc Onex United States federal 2012 $1,598,207 federal loan or loan guarantee
Frontier Spinning Mills American Securities United States federal 2012 $22,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Frontier Spinning Mills American Securities United States federal 2012 $36,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. American Securities United States federal 2012 $9,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Pexco Llc AEA Investors United States federal 2012 $500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Profile Products Llc Mid Oaks Investments United States federal 2012 $1,750,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Trojan Battery Co. KPS Capital Partners, LP United States federal 2012 $9,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Buffalo Wild Wings Roark Capital United States federal 2012 $1,118,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Buffalo Wild Wings Roark Capital United States federal 2012 $1,056,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 - Three Rivers Blackstone United States federal 2012 $1,065,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Northwest Hardwoods, Inc. Littlejohn & Co. Wisconsin state 2012 $400,000 tax credit/rebate
CoSentry TA Associates Kansas state 2012 $114,567 grant
Tire Rack Leonard Green & Partners Connecticut state 2012 $19,530 tax credit/rebate
Academy Sports + Outdoors KKR & Co. Georgia state 2012 $500,000 grant
Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc KKR & Co. Iowa state 2012 $673,479 tax credit/rebate
Prince Minerals, Inc. American Securities North Carolina state 2012 $1,862 tax credit/rebate
Freedom Group, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management North Carolina state 2012 $3,347 tax credit/rebate
Remington Arms Company, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management North Carolina state 2012 $19,353 tax credit/rebate
GKN AEROSPACE CHEM-TRONICS INC Melrose Industries Washington state 2012 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PEXCO LLC AEA Investors Washington state 2012 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
SAFEWAY INC Cerberus Capital Management Washington state 2012 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Gates Corporation Blackstone Illinois state 2012 $205,123 tax credit/rebate
Redbox Automated Retail, LLC Apollo Global Management Illinois state 2012 $1,126,397 tax credit/rebate
Fox River Foods Inc. Blackstone Illinois state 2012 $31,250 grant
Southern Illinois Riverboat/Casino Cruises, Inc. Apollo Global Management Illinois state 2012 $64,250 tax credit/rebate
Clover Technologies Group Golden Gate Capital Illinois state 2012 $827,225 infrastructure assistance
Backcountry.com, Inc. TSG Consumer Partners Virginia state 2012 $150,000 training reimbursement
Metl-Span LLC Clayton Dubilier & Rice Virginia state 2012 $31,030 training reimbursement
Metl-Span LLC Clayton Dubilier & Rice Virginia state 2012 $7,700 training reimbursement
GKN Melrose Industries North Carolina local 2012 $25,000 grant
Carestream Health, Inc. Onex New York state 2012 $1,171,467 enterprise zone
Carestream Health, Inc. Onex New York state 2012 $1,171,467 enterprise zone
Dealer Tire, LLC Lindsay Goldberg New York state 2012 $10,000 enterprise zone
Empire Generating Co, LLC Energy Capital Partners New York state 2012 $455,093 enterprise zone
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. Leonard Green & Partners New York state 2012 $9,951 enterprise zone
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. Leonard Green & Partners New York state 2012 $13,946 enterprise zone
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. Leonard Green & Partners New York state 2012 $121,037 enterprise zone
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. Leonard Green & Partners New York state 2012 $121,037 enterprise zone
Jetro Management & Development Corp. Leonard Green & Partners New York state 2012 $282,265 enterprise zone
National Bedding Company, LLC Advent International New York state 2012 $50,000 enterprise zone
National Bedding Company. LLC Advent International New York state 2012 $20,000 enterprise zone
National Bedding Company. LLC Advent International New York state 2012 $20,000 enterprise zone
NBTY, Inc. Carlyle Group New York state 2012 $185,616 enterprise zone
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. Carlyle Group New York state 2012 $655,687 enterprise zone
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. Carlyle Group New York state 2012 $655,687 enterprise zone
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. Carlyle Group New York state 2012 $655,687 enterprise zone
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. Carlyle Group New York state 2012 $655,687 enterprise zone
Osmose Holdings, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management New York state 2012 $146,023 enterprise zone
Remington Arms Company, LLC Cerberus Capital Management New York state 2012 $1,684 enterprise zone
Save A Lot Onex New York state 2012 $7,885 enterprise zone
Staples, The Office Superstore East, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2012 $1,002,624 enterprise zone
Sterigenics US LLC Warburg Pincus New York state 2012 $31,008 enterprise zone
Unifrax Corporation Clearlake Capital New York state 2012 $26,862 enterprise zone
Backcountry.com TSG Consumer Partners Virginia state 2012 $300,000 grant
GARDNER DENVER PETROLEUM PUMPS, LLC KKR & Co. Oklahoma state 2012 $507,342 tax credit/rebate
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, LLC #3 (2010) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2012 $15,674 multiple
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. #2 (2005) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2012 $1,805 multiple
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