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 Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidysort icon
Carestream Health Inc. Onex New York local 2007 $697,366 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Anchor Glass Container CVC Capital Partners New York local 2007 $213,765 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BlueLinx Cerberus Capital Management New York local 2007 $134,737 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Save-a-Lot Onex New York local 2007 $132,394 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Serta National Bedding Advent International New York local 2007 $70,729 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Coated Paper, LLC (Fibermark) American Securities New York local 2007 $62,702 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ward's Natural Science Establishment Inc. New Mountain Capital New York local 2007 $59,283 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Bergdorf Goodman, Inc. Ares Management New York local 2007 $48,694 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
RCS, Inc. Bain Capital New York local 2007 $48,338 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
NBTY/Cartwright Loop Carlyle Group New York local 2007 $46,831 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ADT Security Systems - 265 Thruway Apollo Global Management New York local 2007 $41,618 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WPS Beaver Falls Generation American Securities New York local 2007 $21,102 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2007 $13,218 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Osmose Holding, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management New York local 2007 $11,201 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Osmose Holding, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management New York local 2007 $8,872 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Unifrax Corporation Clearlake Capital New York local 2007 $1,620 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Athens Generating Co LLP Riverstone Holdings New York local 2009 $26,427,335 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Sithe Blackstone New York local 2009 $15,042,689 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WPS Syracuse Generation American Securities New York local 2009 $873,391 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WPS Syracuse Generation American Securities New York local 2009 $600,321 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. #2 (2005) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2009 $309,032 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Anchor Glass Container CVC Capital Partners New York local 2009 $307,479 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Save-a-Lot Onex New York local 2009 $152,472 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
NBTY/Cartwright Loop Carlyle Group New York local 2009 $96,198 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Serta National Bedding Advent International New York local 2009 $73,320 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BlueLinx Cerberus Capital Management New York local 2009 $61,522 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
National Bedding Company LLC Advent International New York local 2009 $40,664 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ward's Natural Science Establishment Inc. New Mountain Capital New York local 2009 $35,524 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ADT Security Systems - 265 Thruway Apollo Global Management New York local 2009 $24,939 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Bergdorf Goodman, Inc. Ares Management New York local 2009 $17,383 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ward's Natural Science Inc. VWR Education LLC New Mountain Capital New York local 2009 $16,069 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WPS Beaver Falls Generation American Securities New York local 2009 $14,178 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Osmose Holding, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management New York local 2009 $11,033 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Osmose Holding, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management New York local 2009 $8,673 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2009 $6,932 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
RCS, Inc. Bain Capital New York local 2009 $6,058 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Unifrax Corporation Clearlake Capital New York local 2009 $1,362 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Exigence North America, LLC Blackstone New York local 2009 $1,095 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Hancor, Inc. American Securities Vermont state 2001 $44,354 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Bergdorf Goodman, Inc. Ares Management New York local 1998 $430,688 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. #2 (2005) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2005 $647,499 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, LLC #3 (2010) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2010 $482,414 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WPS Beaver Falls Generation American Securities New York local 2010 $18,339 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WPS Syracuse Generation American Securities New York local 2010 $845,475 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Anchor Glass Container CVC Capital Partners New York local 2010 $26,579 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Sithe Blackstone New York local 2010 $15,646,169 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ADT Security Systems - 265 Thruway Apollo Global Management New York local 2010 $16,392 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2010 $3,288 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Osmose Holding, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management New York local 2010 $8,731 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Osmose Holding, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management New York local 2010 $9,502 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Athens Generating Co LLP Riverstone Holdings New York local 2010 $27,300,133 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ward's Natural Science Establishment Inc. New Mountain Capital New York local 2010 $23,349 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Unifrax Corporation Clearlake Capital New York local 2010 $1,328 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
NBTY/Cartwright Loop Carlyle Group New York local 2010 $48,937 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Carestream Health Inc. Onex New York local 2010 $157,471 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Life Time Fitness Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2010 $517,500 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
National Bedding Company LLC Advent International New York local 2010 $28,537 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BlueLinx Cerberus Capital Management New York local 2010 $58,409 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
RCS, Inc. Bain Capital New York local 2010 $2,400 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Bergdorf Goodman, Inc. Ares Management New York local 2010 $76,910 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
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
BARNES & NOBLE COLLEGE BOOKSELLERS, LLC Elliott 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
ACME MARKETS, INC. Cerberus Capital Management New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
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
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
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