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 Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
LTF Real Estate Company, Inc. Leonard Green & Partners Minnesota local 2006 $1,650,000 tax credit/rebate and grant
Spartech Arsenal Capital Partners Mississippi state 2009 $3,740 training reimbursement
Spartech Industries Arsenal Capital Partners Mississippi state 2010 $4,883 training reimbursement
American Medical Response KKR & Co. Mississippi state 2012 $2,211 training reimbursement
FXI Inc. One Rock Capital Partners Mississippi state 2015 $35,000 grant
Armstrong Hardwood Flooring Co. American Industrial Partners Mississippi state 2015 $200,000 grant/loan hybrid program
GKN AEROSPACE NORTH AMERICA INC Melrose Industries Missouri state 2002 $2,776,517 tax credit/rebate
VI-JON LABORATORIES, INC. Berkshire Partners Missouri state 2000 $317,023 tax credit/rebate
GKN AEROSPACE NORTH AMERICA INC Melrose Industries Missouri state 2003 $196,612 tax credit/rebate
MAMMOTH, INC. (WEBCO, INC.) Melrose Industries Missouri state 2006 $28,069 tax credit/rebate
MAMMOTH, INC. (WEBCO, INC.) Melrose Industries Missouri state 2007 $76,043 tax credit/rebate
MAMMOTH, INC. (WEBCO, INC.) Melrose Industries Missouri state 2008 $84,252 tax credit/rebate
NORDYNE INC C/O NORTEK INC Melrose Industries Missouri state 2004 $5,446,756 tax credit/rebate
GKN AEROSPACE NORTH AMERICA, INC. Melrose Industries Missouri state 2008 $248,679 tax credit/rebate
SLICEHOST, LLC Apollo Global Management Missouri state 2006 $55,333 tax credit/rebate
SLICEHOST, LLC Apollo Global Management Missouri state 2007 $75,000 tax credit/rebate
GKN AEROSPACE NORTH AMERICA, INC. Melrose Industries Missouri state 2011 $1,158,370 tax credit/rebate
EAGLEPICHER TECHNOLOGIES, LLC, AN OMG COMPANY Apollo Global Management Missouri state 2012 $1,481,009 tax credit/rebate
Corporate Express Office Products/ Southcor Developers Sycamore Partners Management Missouri local 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
BLOUNT INTERNATIONAL, INC. (FREDERICK MFG INC) American Securities Missouri state 2012 $81,012 tax credit/rebate
GATES CORPORATION (GATES RUBBER COMPANY) Blackstone Missouri state 2019 $296,500 tax credit/rebate
Decker Coal Resource Capital Funds Montana state 2008 $250,000 training reimbursement
West Corporation Apollo Global Management Nebraska state 1996 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
West Corporation Apollo Global Management Nebraska state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ADT Security Services, Inc. Apollo Global Management Nebraska state 2003 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Wilkinson Industries, Inc. Mid Oaks Investments Nebraska state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
West Corporation Apollo Global Management Nebraska state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
CoSentry.Net, LLC TA Associates Nebraska state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
West Corporation & Subsidiaries Apollo Global Management Nebraska state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ellie Mae, Inc. Thoma Bravo Nebraska state 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
West Corporation and Subsidiaries Apollo Global Management Nebraska state 2017 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
SONIC Roark Capital Nebraska local 2018 $152,397 tax increment financing
Carry-On Trailer Bain Capital Nevada state 2006 $42,892 tax credit/rebate
Chromalloy Nevada Carlyle Group Nevada state 2011 $22,000 training reimbursement
Carry-On Trailer Bain Capital Nevada state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Petco CVC Capital Partners Nevada state 2014 $90,167 tax credit/rebate
Petco CVC Capital Partners Nevada state 2014 $956,129 tax credit/rebate
Petco CVC Capital Partners Nevada state 2014 $1,853,036 tax credit/rebate
Petco CVC Capital Partners Nevada state 2015 $100,000 grant
Petco CVC Capital Partners Nevada state 2016 $100,000 grant
Warner Power Conversion Ares Management New Hampshire state 2010 $65,100 training reimbursement
Warner Power Conversion Ares Management New Hampshire state 2011 $46,595 training reimbursement
ACME MARKETS INC. Cerberus Capital Management 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
ACME MARKETS, INC. Cerberus Capital Management 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
ACME MARKETS, INC. Cerberus Capital 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
BRIDGE TERMINAL TRANSPORT INC. Platinum Equity 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
DURO BAG MANUFACTURING CO. Wind Point 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
GYMBOREE RETAIL STORE, INC. Bain Capital New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MALLINCKRODT BAKER, INC. New Mountain Capital New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MORAN FOODS INC. Onex New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MORAN FOODS, INC. Onex New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PETSMART, INC. BC Partners New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PETSMART, INC. BC Partners 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
QS RETAIL, INC. Oaktree 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
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
SIEMENS WATER TECHNOLOGIES CORP. AEA Investors 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
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
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
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
THE NEIMAN-MARCUS GROUP, INC. Ares 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
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
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