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 Source Yearsort icon Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
ADCO PRODUCTS American Securities Michigan local 1997 undisclosed property tax abatement
IMCO RECYCLING OF MICHIGAN Oaktree Capital Management Michigan local 1997 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERAMERICAN ZINC INC. Oaktree Capital Management Michigan local 1997 undisclosed property tax abatement
U.S. FILTER CORPORATION AEA Investors Michigan local 1997 undisclosed property tax abatement
Hancor, Inc. American Securities Florida state 1997 $728,330 grant
Staples, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management Massachusetts state 1997 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Rexall Sundown, Inc. Carlyle Group Florida state 1997 $750,000 tax credit/rebate
Dialogic Corporation TowerBrook Capital Partners New Jersey state 1997 $861,600 grant
Borden Chemical Apollo Global Management Ohio local 1997 undisclosed enterprise zone
Corporate Express (printing) Sycamore Partners Management North Carolina state 1997 $300,000 grant
Gates Rubber Blackstone North Carolina state 1997 $400,000 grant
McGraw-Hill Education, Inc. Apollo Global Management Ohio state 1997 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Coldwater Creek Sycamore Partners Management Idaho state 1998 $27,400 training reimbursement
Remington Arms Company, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 1998 $1,000,000 tax credit/rebate
EAGLE-PICHER AUTOMOTIVE/HILLSDALE TOOL Apollo Global Management Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
EAGLE PICHER AUTOMOTIVE Apollo Global Management Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
IMCO RECYCLING OF MICHIGAN LLC Oaktree Capital Management Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
MAMMOTH INC Melrose Industries Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
Bergdorf Goodman, Inc. Ares Management New York local 1998 $430,688 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Standard Fruit & Vegetable KKR & Co. Texas local 1998 $5,240 property tax abatement
VeriFone, Inc. Francisco Partners Florida state 1998 $468,600 tax credit/rebate
Bergdorf Goodman, Inc. Ares Management New York local 1998 $455,954 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
DiverseyLever Bain Capital Ohio state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GKN Driveline Bowling Green, Inc. Melrose Industries Ohio state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Attachmate Corporation Golden Gate Capital Ohio state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
HCR Manor Care Services, LLC et al. Carlyle Group Ohio state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Staples Inc. Sycamore Partners Management Maryland state 1999 $700,000 grant/loan hybrid program
MAMMOTH INC. Melrose Industries Michigan local 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
SERTA RESTOKRAFT MATTRESS CO INC Advent International Michigan local 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
ALCHEM ALUMINUM INC Oaktree Capital Management Michigan local 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
Wahpeton CDC (Primeboard) Oaktree Capital Management North Dakota state 1999 $300,000 loan or bond financing
West Corporation Apollo Global Management Nebraska state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
BMC Software Texas LP Bain Capital Texas state 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
Catalina Marketing Corporation Hellman & Friedman Florida state 1999 $2,000,000 grant
DFW/Wheatland-PETsMART BC Partners Texas local 1999 $28,921 property tax abatement
Sithe Energies Fore River Energy Plant/Sithe Edgar LLC Blackstone Massachusetts state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sithe Mystic Development Blackstone Massachusetts state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Compuware Corp. Thoma Bravo Michigan multiple 1999 $100,000,000 MEGADEAL
Noramco, Inc. SK Capital Partners Ohio state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PETsMART, Inc. BC Partners Ohio state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
American Stores Properties, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Illinois Local 1999 $5,600,000 tax increment financing
Pfizer Central Research KKR & Co. Connecticut state 2000 $5,000,000 grant
Duro Bag Manufacturing Company Wind Point Partners Kentucky state 2000 $1,200,000 tax credit/rebate
ALCHEM ALUMINUM INC. Oaktree Capital Management Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
IMCO RECYCLING OF MI Oaktree Capital Management Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
IMCO RECYCLING OF MI LLC Oaktree Capital Management Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
ALCHEM ALUMINUM INC. Oaktree Capital Management Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
MAMMOTH INC. Melrose Industries Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
EAGLE PICHER AUTOMOTIVE - HILLSDALE TOOL Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
RGIS INVENTORY SPECIALISTS Blackstone Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
EAGLE-PICHER AUTOMOTIVE Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
EAGLE-PICHER AUTOMOTIVE Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
EAGLE-PICHER AUTOMOTIVE Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
ALCHEM ALUMINUM INC. Oaktree Capital Management Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
ADCO PRODUCTS, INC. American Securities Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
COMMONWEALTH INDUSTRIES Oaktree Capital Management Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
TNT LOGISTICS NORTH AMERICA, INC. Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
EAGLE-PICHER AUTOMOTIVE-HILLSDALE TOOL Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
Lifetime Fitness Leonard Green & Partners Minnesota local 2000 $4,300,000 tax credit/rebate and grant
VI-JON LABORATORIES, INC. Berkshire Partners Missouri state 2000 $317,023 tax credit/rebate
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
ADT Security Services, Inc. Apollo Global Management Florida state 2000 $2,000,000 grant
Avon Products Cerberus Capital Management Delaware state 2000 $3,100 training reimbursement
Sonic Roark Capital Texas local 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Albertsons Cerberus Capital Management Texas local 2000 $44,478 property tax abatement
Catalina Marketing Corporation Hellman & Friedman Florida state 2000 $180,000 tax credit/rebate
Nielsen Media Research KKR & Co. Florida state 2000 $1,800,000 tax credit/rebate
Staples Contract and Commercial, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management Ohio state 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Corporate Express Office Products, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management Ohio state 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
EAGLE PICHER TECHNOLOGIES LLC Apollo Global Management United States federal 2000 $360,230 federal grant
FLEETWOOD TRAVEL TRAILERS OF TEXAS, INC. American Industrial Partners Texas state 2000 undisclosed enterprise zone
Catalina Marketing Hellman & Friedman Florida local 2000 $35,400 grant
Fleetwood Travel Trailers of Kentucky, Inc. American Industrial Partners Kentucky state 2001 $2,673,349 tax credit/rebate
IMCO RECYCLING OF MI Oaktree Capital Management Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
ALCHEM ALUMINUM INC. Oaktree Capital Management Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
MAMMOTH INC. Melrose Industries Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
EAGLE PICHER AUTOMOTIVE-HILLSDALE TOOL DIV Apollo Global Management Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
JL FRENCH AUTOMOTIVE CASTINGS INC. Onex Michigan local 2001 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
Hancor, Inc. American Securities Vermont state 2001 $44,354 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
West Telemarketing Apollo Global Management Texas local 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Albertsons Cerberus Capital Management Texas local 2001 $66,763 property tax abatement
Albertson's Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Louisiana local 2001 $113,200 enterprise zone
Albertson's Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Louisiana local 2001 $129,122 enterprise zone
Albertson's Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Louisiana local 2001 $142,848 enterprise zone
Anchor Glass Container Corporation CVC Capital Partners New York state 2001 $83,000 enterprise zone
Remington Arms Company, LLC Cerberus Capital Management New York state 2001 $700,400 enterprise zone
Save A Lot Onex New York state 2001 $2,000 enterprise zone
Staples, The Office Superstore East, Inc. FKA Staples Sycamore Partners Management New York state 2001 $10,500 enterprise zone
GKN AEROSPACE/CHEM TRONICS, INC. Melrose Industries California state 2002 $68,640 training reimbursement
ADT SECURITY SERVICES, INC. Apollo Global Management California state 2002 $175,240 training reimbursement
TriGeo Network Security Silver Lake Idaho state 2002 $14,465 training reimbursement
ALCHEM ALUMINUM INC. Oaktree Capital Management Michigan local 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
IMCO RECYCLING OF MICHIGAN Oaktree Capital Management Michigan local 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
JOSEPH T RYERSON & SON INC Platinum Equity Michigan local 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
JOSEPH T RYERSON & SON INC Platinum Equity Michigan local 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
ALCHEM ALUMINUM INC Oaktree Capital Management Michigan local 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
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