Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Subsidy Total: 
$2,422,780,044
Number of Awards: 
2,925
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 2010.

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
Cerberus Capital Management$251,659,005326
Energy Capital Partners$176,495,62729
Blackstone$156,304,23258
Onex$143,185,40476
Searchlight Capital$135,069,0424
Mid Oaks Investments$126,377,38628
Bridgewater Associates$115,000,0001
Thoma Bravo$103,780,5948
Apollo Global Management$87,534,761139


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Location Subsidy Sourcesort icon Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
PetSmart BC Partners Oregon state 2007 $5,201 tax credit/rebate
PetSmart BC Partners Oregon state 2007 $6,424 tax credit/rebate
PetSmart BC Partners Oregon state 2007 $6,369 tax credit/rebate
PetSmart BC Partners Oregon state 2007 $6,023 tax credit/rebate
Sierra Holdings, Inc TPG Capital Oregon state 2010 $4,875 tax credit/rebate
Motel 6 Roseburg Blackstone Oregon state 2010 $5,453 tax credit/rebate
Hexion Speciality Chemicals Apollo Global Management Oregon state 2010 $3,890 tax credit/rebate
Spartech Plastics Company Arsenal Capital Partners Oregon state 2010 $16,882 tax credit/rebate
Northampton Generating Co., LP Carlyle Group Pennsylvania state $125,000 training reimbursement
Springs Window Fashions LLC Golden Gate Capital Pennsylvania state $100,000 training reimbursement
Glen-Gery Corporation Bain Capital Pennsylvania state $64,000 training reimbursement
Acuity Specialty Products, Inc. New Mountain Capital Pennsylvania state $45,000 training reimbursement
Great Wolf Lodge of the Poconos, LLC Apollo Global Management Pennsylvania state $212,000 grant
Fleetwood Motor Homes of Pennsylvania, Inc. American Industrial Partners Pennsylvania state $500,000 tax credit/rebate
Acuity Specialty Products, Inc. New Mountain Capital Pennsylvania state $300,000 tax credit/rebate
HomerWood Hardwood Flooring Co. American Industrial Partners Pennsylvania state $285,000 tax credit/rebate
Gardner Denver, Inc. KKR & Co. Pennsylvania state $159,000 tax credit/rebate
Great Wolf Lodge of the Poconos Apollo Global Management Pennsylvania state $154,000 tax credit/rebate
Styron, LLC Bain Capital Pennsylvania state $86,000 tax credit/rebate
Homerwood, Inc. American Industrial Partners Pennsylvania state $210,886 loan or bond financing
Diversified Machine, Inc. Platinum Equity Pennsylvania state $160,000 loan or bond financing
Acuity Specialty Products, Inc. New Mountain Capital Pennsylvania state $400,000 grant
West Telemarketing Corporation II Apollo Global Management Pennsylvania state $325,000 grant
Gardner Denver, Inc. KKR & Co. Pennsylvania state $265,000 grant
Fleetwood Motor Homes of Pennsylvania, Inc. American Industrial Partners Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
Armstrong Wood Products, Inc. dba Armstrong Cabinet Products American Industrial Partners Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
Sinter Metals, Inc. Melrose Industries Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
Homerwood Hardwood Flooring Co American Industrial Partners Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
Styron, LLC Bain Capital Pennsylvania state $150,000 grant
Maxim Crane Works a/k/a Anthony Crane Rental LP Apollo Global Management Pennsylvania state $100,000 grant
Five Below, Inc. Advent International Pennsylvania state $50,000 grant
Jostens, Inc. Platinum Equity Pennsylvania state $25,000 grant
Kovatch Mobile Equip American Industrial Partners Pennsylvania state 2008 $14,186 tax credit/rebate
Combined Systems, Inc. Carlyle Group Pennsylvania state 2008 $11,005 tax credit/rebate
Galleon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. TPG Capital Pennsylvania state 2009 $31,749 tax credit/rebate
Diversified Machine, Inc. Platinum Equity Pennsylvania state 2009 $15,554 tax credit/rebate
Combined Systems, Inc. Carlyle Group Pennsylvania state 2009 $8,380 tax credit/rebate
Galleon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. TPG Capital Pennsylvania state 2010 $33,662 tax credit/rebate
Golden Brothers, Inc. TPG Capital Pennsylvania state 2010 $5,513 tax credit/rebate
Combined Systems, Inc. Carlyle Group Pennsylvania state 2010 $3,238 tax credit/rebate
Diversified Machine, Inc. Platinum Equity Pennsylvania state 2010 $3,105 tax credit/rebate
CoSentry TA Associates South Dakota state 2011 $1,000 training reimbursement
BMC Software Texas LP Bain Capital Texas state 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
BMC Software Texas LP Bain Capital Texas state 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
Associated Materials Inc. Hellman & Friedman Texas state 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
Alside-Associated Materials Inc. Hellman & Friedman Texas state 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
BMC Software Texas LP #1 Bain Capital Texas state 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
BMC Software Texas LP #2 Bain Capital Texas state 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
BMC Software Texas LP #3 Bain Capital Texas state 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
Alside-Associated Materials Inc. Hellman & Friedman Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
BMC Software Texas LP #1 Bain Capital Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
BMC Software Texas LP #2 Bain Capital Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
BMC Software Texas LP #3 Bain Capital Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
Associated Materials Inc. (Alside) Hellman & Friedman Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
BMC Software Texas LP #1 Bain Capital Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
BMC Software Texas LP #2 Bain Capital Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
BMC Software Texas LP #3 Bain Capital Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Associated Materials Inc. Hellman & Friedman Texas state 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Rackspace Apollo Global Management Texas state 2007 $22,000,000 grant
Authentix Carlyle Group Texas state 2007 $1,000,000 grant
Petco Animal Supplies CVC Capital Partners Texas state 2010 $3,100,000 grant
Backcountry.com TSG Consumer Partners Utah state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
MW Manufacturers Inc. Clayton Dubilier & Rice Virginia state 2006 $100,000 grant
Gates Corporation Blackstone Virginia state 2007 $300,000 grant
Hancor, Inc. American Securities Vermont state 2001 $44,354 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AIM AVIATION INC TowerBrook Capital Partners Washington state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
AIM AVIATION AUBURN INC TowerBrook Capital Partners Washington state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
AIM AVIATION INC TowerBrook Capital Partners Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
AIM AVIATION AUBURN INC TowerBrook Capital Partners Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
AIM AVIATION INC TowerBrook Capital Partners Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
AIM AVIATION AUBURN INC TowerBrook Capital Partners Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
AIM AVIATION INC TowerBrook Capital Partners Washington state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
AIM AVIATION AUBURN INC TowerBrook Capital Partners Washington state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
AIM AVIATION INC TowerBrook Capital Partners Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
AIM AVIATION AUBURN INC TowerBrook Capital Partners Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PEXCO AEA Investors Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
SAFEWAY ICECREAM PLANT Cerberus Capital Management Washington state 2007 $35,902 tax credit/rebate
SAFEWAY INC Cerberus Capital Management Washington state 2007 $30,196 tax credit/rebate
SAFEWAY ICECREAM PLANT Cerberus Capital Management Washington state 2008 $42,759 tax credit/rebate
SAFEWAY INC Cerberus Capital Management Washington state 2008 $35,025 tax credit/rebate
SAFEWAY ICECREAM PLANT Cerberus Capital Management Washington state 2009 $37,403 tax credit/rebate
SAFEWAY INC Cerberus Capital Management Washington state 2009 $29,594 tax credit/rebate
ATTACHMATE WRQ Golden Gate Capital Washington state 2004 $113,593 tax credit/rebate
AVENTAIL CORPORATION Silver Lake Washington state 2004 $85,260 tax credit/rebate
ATTACHMATE CORPORATION Golden Gate Capital Washington state 2004 $70,021 tax credit/rebate
AVENTAIL CORPORATION Silver Lake Washington state 2005 $89,923 tax credit/rebate
ATTACHMATE CORPORATION Golden Gate Capital Washington state 2005 $55,901 tax credit/rebate
ATTACHMATE WRQ Golden Gate Capital Washington state 2005 $20,866 tax credit/rebate
ATTACHMATE CORPORATION Golden Gate Capital Washington state 2007 $68,654 tax credit/rebate
COINSTAR INC Apollo Global Management Washington state 2007 $64,675 tax credit/rebate
VLST TPG Capital Washington state 2008 $118,500 tax credit/rebate
ATTACHMATE CORPORATION Golden Gate Capital Washington state 2008 $91,214 tax credit/rebate
ATTACHMATE CORPORATION Golden Gate Capital Washington state 2009 $50,685 tax credit/rebate
VLST TPG Capital Washington state 2009 $35,881 tax credit/rebate
ALDER BIOPHARMACEUTIC INC TPG Capital Washington state 2009 $10,692 tax credit/rebate
NORTH PACIFIC PAPER CORP One Rock Capital Partners Washington state 2006 $134,440 tax credit/rebate
PORT TOWNSEND PAPER CORPORATION Lindsay Goldberg Washington state 2006 $41,589 tax credit/rebate
NORTH PACIFIC PAPER CORP One Rock Capital Partners Washington state 2007 $406,351 tax credit/rebate
PORT TOWNSEND PAPER CORPORATION Lindsay Goldberg Washington state 2007 $160,974 tax credit/rebate
NORTH PACIFIC PAPER CORP One Rock Capital Partners Washington state 2008 $906,282 tax credit/rebate
PORT TOWNSEND PAPER CORPORATION Lindsay Goldberg Washington state 2008 $270,876 tax credit/rebate
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