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


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Company Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
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
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
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
ARMSTRONG WOOD PRODUCTS, INC. American Industrial Partners Ohio state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
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
Backcountry.com TSG Consumer Partners Utah state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
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
Capsugel (Warner-Lambert) KKR & Co. South Carolina state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Capsugel - Greenwood, Div of Pfizer, Inc. KKR & Co. South Carolina state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Confluence Watersports Ares Management South Carolina state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Pfizer, Capsugel Division KKR & Co. South Carolina state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Brand Energy Solutions LLC Clayton Dubilier & Rice Texas state 2009 undisclosed training reimbursement
Duro Bag Manufacturing Co. Wind Point Partners Texas state 2009 undisclosed training reimbursement
Ascend Performance Materials LLC SK Capital Partners Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
Corporate Express Document & Print Mgmt dba Staples Print Solutions Sycamore Partners Management Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
Hexion Specialty Chemicals Apollo Global Management Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
Carry-On Trailer Bain Capital Nevada state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ADA Carbon Solutions Energy Capital Partners Louisiana state 2009 undisclosed training reimbursement
Gardner Denver Thomas KKR & Co. Louisiana state 2009 undisclosed training reimbursement
ADA Carbon Solutions Energy Capital Partners Louisiana state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
Gardner Denver Thomas KKR & Co. Louisiana state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
Gardner Denver Thomas KKR & Co. Louisiana state 2011 undisclosed training reimbursement
The Neiman Marcus Group Ares Management Texas local 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
West Telemarketing Apollo Global Management Texas local 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
West Telemarketing LP Apollo Global Management Texas local 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sabre, Inc. and Maguire Partners-Solana Holdings LP & Maguire Holdings Westlake Partnership TPG Capital Texas local 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Laredo WLE, LP Riverstone Holdings Texas local 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sonic Roark Capital Texas local 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sonic Drive In Roark Capital Texas local 2002 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ennis Paint Inc Olympus Partners Texas local 2002 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ESCANABA PAPER COMPANY Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
ESCANABA PAPER COMPANY Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
ESCANABA PAPER COMPANY Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
ESCANABA PAPER COMPANY Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
ESCANABA PAPER COMPANY Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
ESCANABA PAPER COMPANY Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
ESCANABA PAPER COMPANY Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
ESCANABA PAPER COMPANY Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
JOSEPH T RYERSON & SON INC Platinum Equity Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
ESCANABA PAPER CO Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2009 undisclosed property tax abatement
ESCANABA PAPER CO Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2009 undisclosed property tax abatement
ESCANABA PAPER CO Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2009 undisclosed property tax abatement
ESCANABA PAPER COMPANY Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2009 undisclosed property tax abatement
ESCANABA PAPER COMPANY Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2010 undisclosed property tax abatement
ESCANABA PAPER COMPANY Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2010 undisclosed property tax abatement
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