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 Parentsort icon Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
ENVIVA LP Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2011 $50,357 federal grant
ENVIVA LP Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2011 $7,891 federal grant
ENVIVA LP Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2013 $240,967 federal grant
ENVIVA LP Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2014 $63,015 federal grant
ENVIVA LP Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2012 $57,099 federal grant
ENVIVA LP Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2014 $52,270 federal grant
ENVIVA LP Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2013 $22,401 federal grant
ENVIVA LP Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2012 $15,931 federal grant
ENVIVA LP Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2012 $5,236 federal grant
ENVIVA LP Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2013 $2,972 federal grant
PPL Renewable Energy, LLC Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2013 $2,421,738 federal grant
PPL Montana, LLC Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2014 $55,612,423 federal grant
ReEnergy Black River LLC Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2014 $11,110,471 federal grant
Enviva Riverstone Holdings North Carolina state 2014 $270,000 grant
Enviva, LP Riverstone Holdings North Carolina state 2014 $195,000 grant
Athens Generating Co LLP Riverstone Holdings New York local 2013 $38,423,245 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
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
ENVIVA LP Riverstone Holdings United States federal 2016 $33,652 federal grant
Athens Generating Co LLP Riverstone Holdings New York local 2014 $23,339,794 tax credit/rebate
ReEnergy Black River LLC Riverstone Holdings New York local 2014 $311,552 tax credit/rebate
Laredo WLE LP Riverstone Holdings Texas local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
ReEnergy Black River LLC Riverstone Holdings New York local 2015 $281,028 tax credit/rebate
Athens Generating Co LLP Riverstone Holdings New York local 2015 $23,563,788 tax credit/rebate
ReEnergy Ashland LLC Riverstone Holdings Maine state 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ReEnergy Ashland LLC Riverstone Holdings Maine state 2014 undisclosed enterprise zone
Enviva Riverstone Holdings Virginia state 2013 $300,000 grant
Athens Generating Co LLP Riverstone Holdings New York local 2016 $23,563,788 tax credit/rebate
ReEnergy Black River LLC Riverstone Holdings New York local 2016 $276,867 tax credit/rebate
Athens Generating Co LLP Riverstone Holdings New York local 2017 $24,576,459 tax credit/rebate
ReEnergy Black River LLC Riverstone Holdings New York local 2017 $227,848 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
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
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
SONIC DRIVE IN Roark Capital United States federal 2007 $1,397,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
JAMBA JUICE Roark Capital United States federal 2010 $35,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Buffalo Wild Wings Roark Capital United States federal 2016 $1,809,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Jamba Juice Company Roark Capital Texas state 2016 $800,000 grant
SONIC Roark Capital Nebraska local 2018 $152,397 tax increment financing
Integra Telecom Searchlight Capital Oregon state 2004 $69,042 training reimbursement
Digital Domain Media Group Searchlight Capital Florida state 2011 $50,000 training reimbursement
Digital Domain Media Searchlight Capital Florida state 2011 $379,764 training reimbursement
Digital Domain Media Group Searchlight Capital Florida multiple 2009 $135,000,000 MEGADEAL
Sentinel Capital Partners IV, LP Sentinel Capital Partners North Carolina state 2014 $6,500 tax credit/rebate
Mercury Payment Systems LLC Silver Lake Colorado state 2007 $21,000 grant
Mercury Payment Systems LLC Silver Lake Colorado state 2007 $16,500 grant
PS eServ Corp dba eServ, A Perot Systems Company Silver Lake Iowa state 2007 $1,000,000 grant/loan hybrid program
PS eServ Corp dba eServ, A Perot Systems Company Silver Lake Iowa state 2007 $441,000 tax credit/rebate
TriGeo Network Security Silver Lake Idaho state 2002 $14,465 training reimbursement
Advanced Receivables Strategy, Inc. Silver Lake Kentucky state 2003 $2,951,150 tax credit/rebate
AVENTAIL CORPORATION Silver Lake Washington state 2004 $85,260 tax credit/rebate
AVENTAIL CORPORATION Silver Lake Washington state 2005 $89,923 tax credit/rebate
IPC Information Systems,Inc Silver Lake New York state 2002 $150,000 grant
IPC Information Systems,Inc Silver Lake New York local 2002 $252,000 grant
IPC Information Systems,Inc Silver Lake New York local 2004 $255,500 grant
Interactive Data Corp. Silver Lake New York local 2009 $795,000 grant
Interactive Data Corporation ( Amended 6/09) Silver Lake Massachusetts state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Netpro Computing, Inc. Silver Lake Arizona state 2006 $209,350 training reimbursement
Netpro Computing, Inc. Silver Lake Arizona state 2006 $151,070 training reimbursement
BLACKLINE SYSTEMS INC Silver Lake California local 2012 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Solarwinds Silver Lake Utah state 2013 $32,864,576 tax credit/rebate
Mercury Payment Systems LLC Silver Lake Colorado state 2012 $38,016 training reimbursement
MERCURY PAYMENT SYSTEMS Silver Lake Colorado state $119,513 tax credit/rebate
Credant Technologies, Inc. Silver Lake United States federal 2010 $877,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
BlackLine Systems, Inc. Silver Lake California state 2015 $1,100,000 tax credit/rebate
MERCURY PAYMENT SYSTEMS LLC Silver Lake Colorado state 2014 $74,827 tax credit/rebate
Mercury Payment Systems, LLC Silver Lake Colorado state 2014 $59,527 tax credit/rebate
Mercury Payment Systems, LLC Silver Lake Colorado state 2014 $46,808 tax credit/rebate
MERCURY PAYMENT SYSTEMS LLC Silver Lake Colorado state 2014 $11,415 tax credit/rebate
MERCURY PAYMENT SYSTEMS LLC Silver Lake Colorado state 2016 $74,229 tax credit/rebate
Noramco, Inc. SK Capital Partners Delaware state 2005 $6,375 training reimbursement
Noramco, Inc. SK Capital Partners Delaware state 2006 $5,580 training reimbursement
Noramco, Inc. SK Capital Partners Delaware state 2007 $11,740 training reimbursement
Ascend Performance Materials LLC SK Capital Partners Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
Ascend Performance Materials, LLC SK Capital Partners Florida state 2012 $50,000 training reimbursement
Ascend Performance Materials SK Capital Partners Florida state 2011 $118,204 training reimbursement
Ascend Performance Materials, LLC SK Capital Partners Florida state 2011 $118,204 training reimbursement
Ascend Performance Materials, LLC SK Capital Partners South Carolina state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ascend Performance Materials, LLC SK Capital Partners Florida state 2010 $408,000 tax credit/rebate
Ascend Performance Materials, LLC SK Capital Partners Florida state 2010 $400,000 grant
Noramco, Inc. SK Capital Partners Ohio state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ascend Performance Materials SK Capital Partners Texas state 2013 $1,000,000 grant
Noramco, Inc. SK Capital Partners Delaware state 2014 $16,371 training reimbursement
Ascend Performance Materials, LLC SK Capital Partners South Carolina state 2018 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Corporate Express Office Products Sycamore Partners Management California state 2005 undisclosed training reimbursement
Corporate Express Sycamore Partners Management Colorado state 2006 $60,000 grant
Coldwater Creek Sycamore Partners Management Idaho state 1996 $16,725 training reimbursement
Coldwater Creek Sycamore Partners Management Idaho state 1998 $27,400 training reimbursement
United Stationers Inc. and its Subsidiaries Sycamore Partners Management Illinois state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
United Stationers Inc. and its Subsidiaries Sycamore Partners Management Illinois state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
United Stationers Inc. and its Subsidiaries Sycamore Partners Management Illinois state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
United Stationers Inc. and its Subsidiaries Sycamore Partners Management Illinois state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
United Stationers Inc. and its Subsidiaries Sycamore Partners Management Illinois state 2009 $410,552 tax credit/rebate
United Stationers Inc. and its Subsidiaries Sycamore Partners Management Illinois state 2006 $538,177 grant
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