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
Safeway, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare Inc Blackstone Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc. - Tax Division Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare Inc Blackstone Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Robertson Aviation, LLC American Securities Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare Inc Blackstone Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare Inc Blackstone Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
PetSmart , Inc. & Subsidiaries BC Partners Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
PetSmart , Inc. & Subsidiaries BC Partners Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Petsmart, Inc. & Subsidiaries BC Partners Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Petsmart, Inc. & Subsidiaries BC Partners Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
PetsMart Inc. & Subsidiaries BC Partners Arizona state 2004 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare, Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare, Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare, Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare, Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare, Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare, Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare, Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare, Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare, Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Apria Healthcare, Inc. Blackstone Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Safeway, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Gulf Coast Energy, Inc. Warburg Pincus Alabama state 2009 $360,616 cost reimbursement
JACUZZI BRANDS CORP. DBA JACUZZI GROUP WORLDWIDE Apollo Global Management California state 2011 $21,212 training reimbursement
ALLIANT INSURANCE SERVICES, INC. KKR & Co. California state 2011 $86,128 training reimbursement
Higher One, Inc. Providence Equity Partners Connecticut state 2011 $18,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Ascend Performance Materials, LLC SK Capital Partners Florida state 2011 $118,204 training reimbursement
Remington Arms Company, LLC Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2012 $25,000 training reimbursement
Duro Bag Mfg. Wind Point Partners Kentucky state 2012 $25,000 training reimbursement
Southern Graphic Systems, Inc. Onex Kentucky state 2011 $24,995 training reimbursement
Remington Arms Company, LLC Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2012 $4,141,831 tax credit/rebate
Remington Arms Company, LLC Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2012 $340,000 tax credit/rebate
Aleris Rolled Products Manufacturing, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management Kentucky state 2012 $5,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Aleris Rolled Products Manufacturing, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management Kentucky state 2012 $500,000 tax credit/rebate
EAGLEPICHER TECHNOLOGIES, LLC, AN OMG COMPANY Apollo Global Management Missouri state 2012 $1,481,009 tax credit/rebate
Flushing Town Center, L.P. Onex New York state 2009 $3,584,495 tax credit/rebate
Empire Gen Holdings, Inc. Energy Capital Partners New York state 2010 $86,951,916 tax credit/rebate
Flushing Town Center, L.P. Onex New York state 2010 $60,610,624 tax credit/rebate
GKN Driveline North America, Inc. Melrose Industries North Carolina state 2011 $75,000 tax credit/rebate
Pharmaceutical Research Associates, Inc. KKR & Co. North Carolina state 2011 $61,500 tax credit/rebate
Affinia Group, Inc. Cypress Group North Carolina state 2011 $107,940 tax credit/rebate
American Tire Distributors, Inc. TPG Capital North Carolina state 2011 $478,248 tax credit/rebate
Angus Chemical Company Golden Gate Capital Louisiana state 2011 $176,999 property tax abatement
Angus Chemical Company Golden Gate Capital Louisiana state 2011 $737,212 property tax abatement
Angus Chemical Company Golden Gate Capital Louisiana state 2011 $614,470 property tax abatement
Arclin U.S.A., Inc. Lone Star Funds Louisiana state 2011 $167,309 property tax abatement
ASAP Industries LLC Ares Management Louisiana state 2011 $116,753 property tax abatement
Cornerstone Chemical Company Littlejohn & Co. Louisiana state 2011 $608,635 property tax abatement
Gardner Denver Thomas KKR & Co. Louisiana state 2011 $16,031 property tax abatement
Red River Environmental Products Energy Capital Partners Louisiana state 2011 $55,292,202 property tax abatement
Albertsons, LLC Store #4038 Cerberus Capital Management Louisiana state 2011 $319,750 enterprise zone
Cornerstone Chemical Company Littlejohn & Co. Louisiana state 2011 $1,737,500 enterprise zone
Springs Window Fashions LLC Golden Gate Capital Pennsylvania state $60,000 training reimbursement
Five Below Inc. Advent International Pennsylvania state $225,000 tax credit/rebate
PRA International KKR & Co. Pennsylvania state $120,000 tax credit/rebate
Avantor Performance Materials, Inc. New Mountain Capital Pennsylvania state $600,000 tax credit/rebate
Affinia Group, Inc. Cypress Group Pennsylvania state $302,000 tax credit/rebate
VWR International LLC New Mountain Capital Pennsylvania state $120,000 tax credit/rebate
TCM Investments, Inc. dba Gardner Denver, Inc. KKR & Co. Pennsylvania state $200,000 grant
Five Below Inc. Advent International Pennsylvania state $150,000 grant
PRA International KKR & Co. Pennsylvania state $50,000 grant
Affinia Group, Inc. Cypress Group Pennsylvania state $375,000 grant
Galleon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. TPG Capital Pennsylvania state 2011 $50,363 tax credit/rebate
Golden Brothers, Inc. TPG Capital Pennsylvania state 2011 $16,263 tax credit/rebate
Diversified Machine, Inc. Platinum Equity Pennsylvania state 2011 $7,785 tax credit/rebate
Capsugel KKR & Co. South Carolina state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ascend Performance Materials, LLC SK Capital Partners South Carolina state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Hoeganaes Corporation Melrose Industries Tennessee state 2012 $30,000 training reimbursement
Golden Living (GGNSC) Fillmore Capital Partners Texas state 2011 $2,100,000 grant
Backcountry.com TSG Consumer Partners Virginia state 2012 $300,000 grant
Enviva LP Riverstone Holdings Virginia state 2012 $300,000 grant
SAFEWAY INC Cerberus Capital Management Washington state 2010 $34,435 tax credit/rebate
SAFEWAY INC Cerberus Capital Management Washington state 2010 $36,023 tax credit/rebate
ATTACHMATE CORPORATION Golden Gate Capital Washington state 2010 $85,933 tax credit/rebate
ALDER BIOPHARMACEUTIC INC TPG Capital Washington state 2010 $4,052 tax credit/rebate
NORTH PACIFIC PAPER CORP One Rock Capital Partners Washington state 2010 $835,480 tax credit/rebate
PORT TOWNSEND PAPER CORPORATION Lindsay Goldberg Washington state 2010 $293,640 tax credit/rebate
Armstrong Wood Products American Industrial Partners West Virginia state 2011 $18,250 training reimbursement
Simonton Building Products Inc. Clayton Dubilier & Rice West Virginia state 2011 $57,462 training reimbursement
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
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
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