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
Pexco Llc AEA Investors United States federal 2013 $500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Playpower, Inc. Littlejohn & Co. United States federal 2014 $1,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Playpower, Inc. Littlejohn & Co. United States federal 2013 $2,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Presstek, LLC American Industrial Partners United States federal 2007 $600,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Profile Products Llc Mid Oaks Investments United States federal 2010 $1,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Profile Products Llc Mid Oaks Investments United States federal 2011 $1,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Profile Products Llc Mid Oaks Investments United States federal 2013 $1,750,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Profile Products Llc Mid Oaks Investments United States federal 2012 $1,750,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Profile Products Llc Mid Oaks Investments United States federal 2014 $3,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Shanghai Gkn Huayu Driveline Systems Co Ltd Melrose Industries United States federal 2008 $270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Trojan Battery Co. KPS Capital Partners, LP United States federal 2007 $2,700,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Trojan Battery Co. KPS Capital Partners, LP United States federal 2007 $4,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Trojan Battery Co. KPS Capital Partners, LP United States federal 2008 $4,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Trojan Battery Co. KPS Capital Partners, LP United States federal 2009 $4,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Trojan Battery Co. KPS Capital Partners, LP United States federal 2011 $9,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Trojan Battery Co. KPS Capital Partners, LP United States federal 2012 $9,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Trojan Battery Co. KPS Capital Partners, LP United States federal 2013 $9,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Vertellus Specialties Wind Point Partners United States federal 2013 $22,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Willfire Hc, Llc Apollo Global Management United States federal 2014 $1,194,271 federal loan or loan guarantee
Mammoth Incorporated Melrose Industries United States federal 2015 $2,400,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 Blackstone United States federal 2008 $2,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 Blackstone United States federal 2008 $2,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2009 $1,717,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 Blackstone United States federal 2010 $1,700,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2010 $1,472,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 Blackstone United States federal 2008 $2,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2010 $1,330,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2009 $1,755,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2009 $1,350,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 Blackstone United States federal 2008 $1,750,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2009 $1,700,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 Blackstone United States federal 2007 $1,487,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 Blackstone United States federal 2007 $1,650,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2011 $1,013,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2011 $2,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2010 $2,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 of Charlotte, North Carolina #1494 Blackstone United States federal 2008 $1,740,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 OF SEYMOUR, IN Blackstone United States federal 2007 $1,100,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Red Bluff Blackstone United States federal 2011 $1,150,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Rosenberg Blackstone United States federal 2011 $1,720,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 SAGINAW Blackstone United States federal 2007 $1,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 SAN JOSE CONVENTION CENTER Blackstone United States federal 2009 $2,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 University Blackstone United States federal 2011 $1,875,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Willcox Blackstone United States federal 2009 $1,465,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Professional Medical Transport Inc. KKR & Co. United States federal 2010 $2,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Sonic Drive In Roark Capital United States federal 2008 $1,655,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
SONIC RESTAURANTS Roark Capital United States federal 2009 $1,130,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
STI Components Inc New Mountain Capital United States federal 2011 $1,973,700 federal loan or loan guarantee
BUFFALO WILD WINGS Roark Capital United States federal 2011 $1,292,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Buffalo Wild Wings Roark Capital United States federal 2010 $1,007,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Buffalo Wild Wings Roark Capital United States federal 2011 $1,410,000 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
CHUCK E CHEESE Apollo Global Management United States federal 2008 $1,270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Chuck E. Cheese Apollo Global Management United States federal 2014 $1,194,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Chuck E. Cheese Apollo Global Management United States federal 2014 $1,358,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Crunch Fitness TPG Capital United States federal 2014 $1,976,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2014 $2,590,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2009 $2,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 Blackstone United States federal 2007 $1,146,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 Blackstone United States federal 2007 $1,762,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 Blackstone United States federal 2007 $1,139,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 - Three Rivers Blackstone United States federal 2012 $1,065,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Bishop Blackstone United States federal 2013 $1,041,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Greenwood Village Blackstone United States federal 2009 $1,272,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
SONIC DRIVE IN Roark Capital United States federal 2007 $1,397,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central Pacific Financial Corp Carlyle Group United States federal 2009 $135,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
DynCorp International, LLC Cerberus Capital Management United States federal 2005 $990,000 federal insurance
Providencia USA, Inc. Blackstone United States federal 2010 $9,100,000 federal tax-exempt bond
Synagro Woonsocket, LLC EQT AB United States federal 2014 $3,300,312 federal grant
CENTRAL PACIFIC BANK Carlyle Group United States federal 2009 $50,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
CENTRAL PACIFIC BANK Carlyle Group United States federal 2009 $30,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
ENVIVA LP Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2015 $29,053 federal grant
ENVIVA LP Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2015 $34,010 federal grant
ENVIVA LP Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2015 $57,342 federal grant
PORTS AMERICA CHESAPEAKE LLC Oaktree Capital Management United States federal 2015 $31,749 federal grant
Mammoth Incorporated Melrose Industries United States federal 2015 $2,400,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
ZEP, Inc. New Mountain Capital United States federal 2015 $1,278,900 federal loan or loan guarantee
Crunch Fitness TPG Capital United States federal 2015 $1,261,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Party City Thomas H. Lee Partners United States federal 2016 $1,475,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
ENVIVA LP Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2016 $33,652 federal grant
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2016 $2,300,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 RED BLUFF Blackstone United States federal 2016 $1,900,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Buffalo Wild Wings Roark Capital United States federal 2016 $1,809,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Material Handling Systems, Inc. Thomas H. Lee Partners United States federal 2016 $1,291,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Motel 6 Blackstone United States federal 2016 $2,233,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
PORTS AMERICA CHESAPEAKE LLC Oaktree Capital Management United States federal 2016 $282,556 federal grant
PORTS AMERICA INC Oaktree Capital Management United States federal 2016 $31,553 federal grant
PORTS AMERICA INC Oaktree Capital Management United States federal 2016 $368,369 federal grant
Commonwealth Industries, Inc Oaktree Capital Management United States federal 2016 $50,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Commonwealth Industries, Inc Oaktree Capital Management United States federal 2015 $50,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Big Tex Trailer Manufacturing, Inc. Bain Capital United States federal 2015 $400,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Big Tex Trailer Manufacturing, Inc. Bain Capital United States federal 2016 $500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Pexco Llc AEA Investors United States federal 2015 $500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Northwest Hardwoods, Inc. Littlejohn & Co. United States federal 2015 $540,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Pexco Llc AEA Investors United States federal 2017 $600,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Pexco Llc AEA Investors United States federal 2016 $600,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Playpower, Inc. Littlejohn & Co. United States federal 2016 $1,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Playpower, Inc. Littlejohn & Co. United States federal 2015 $1,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Profile Products Llc Mid Oaks Investments United States federal 2016 $3,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Profile Products Llc Mid Oaks Investments United States federal 2015 $3,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
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