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
American Tire Distributors, Inc. TPG Capital North Carolina state 2011 $478,248 tax credit/rebate
Bob's Discount Furniture LLC Bain Capital Connecticut state 2016 $474,486 tax credit/rebate
PORT TOWNSEND PAPER CORPORATION Lindsay Goldberg Washington state 2016 $470,000 tax credit/rebate
PORT TOWNSEND PAPER CORPORATION Lindsay Goldberg Washington state 2017 $469,138 tax credit/rebate
VeriFone, Inc. Francisco Partners Florida state 1998 $468,600 tax credit/rebate
CLIPPER WINDPOWER, INC. Platinum Equity United States federal 2011 $468,450 federal grant
REMINGTON OUTDOOR COMPANY INC (dba. REMINGTON ARMS COMPANY LLC) Cerberus Capital Management Arkansas state 2014 $465,250 grant
MedSolutions, Inc. TA Associates Florida state 2006 $465,000 tax credit/rebate
Five Below, Inc. Advent International Pennsylvania state 2017 $462,000 tax credit/rebate
Angus Chemical Company Golden Gate Capital Louisiana state 2009 $457,444 property tax abatement
Bergdorf Goodman, Inc. Ares Management New York local 1998 $455,954 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Empire Generating Co, LLC Energy Capital Partners New York state 2012 $455,093 enterprise zone
Anchor Glass Container Corporation CVC Capital Partners New Jersey state 2011 $453,561 grant
The Neiman Marcus Group, Inc. Ares Management Pennsylvania state $453,000 tax credit/rebate
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, LLC Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2012 $450,174 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GKN Driveline North America Inc Melrose Industries Michigan state 2014 $448,000 tax credit/rebate
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. #1 (1994) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2005 $441,545 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PS eServ Corp dba eServ, A Perot Systems Company Silver Lake Iowa state 2007 $441,000 tax credit/rebate
Carestream Health Inc. Onex New York local 2008 $439,636 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. American Securities North Carolina state 2013 $438,781 tax credit/rebate
OSMOSE INC Oaktree Capital Management Tennessee local 2007 $437,158 property tax abatement
NBTY, Inc. Carlyle Group New York state 2013 $436,122 enterprise zone
Life Time Fitness Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2012 $434,644 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Bergdorf Goodman, Inc. Ares Management New York local 1998 $430,688 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Joseph T. Ryerson and Son, Inc. d/b/a Ryerson Tull Coil Processing Platinum Equity Indiana state 2007 $425,000 tax credit/rebate
Boasso America Corporation Apax Partners Michigan state 2011 $420,000 tax credit/rebate
Unifrax Corporation Clearlake Capital New York state 2004 $419,000 enterprise zone
Clipper Windpower, PLC 07-EZ-002 Platinum Equity Iowa state 2006 $417,675 enterprise zone
JACUZZI BRANDS, INC. Apollo Global Management California state 2009 $417,031 training reimbursement
United Stationers Inc. and its Subsidiaries Sycamore Partners Management Illinois state 2009 $410,552 tax credit/rebate
Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc Apollo Global Management Louisiana state 2008 $409,901 property tax abatement
Ascend Performance Materials, LLC SK Capital Partners Florida state 2010 $408,000 tax credit/rebate
NORTH PACIFIC PAPER CORP One Rock Capital Partners Washington state 2007 $406,351 tax credit/rebate
BMC Software, Inc. Bain Capital Texas state 2009 $402,123 training reimbursement
Eddie Bauer LLC Golden Gate Capital Ohio state 2010 $401,746 tax credit/rebate
SAMSON RESOURCES CO #2 KKR & Co. Oklahoma state 2011 $400,113 grant
Remington Arms Company, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2003 $400,000 tax credit/rebate
Acuity Specialty Products, Inc. New Mountain Capital Pennsylvania state $400,000 grant
Curt Manufacturing Inc. Audax Group Wisconsin state 2011 $400,000 tax credit/rebate
Affinia Cypress Group Oklahoma local 2012 $400,000 grant
Ascend Performance Materials, LLC SK Capital Partners Florida state 2010 $400,000 grant
Curt Manufacturing Inc. Audax Group Wisconsin state 2012 $400,000 tax credit/rebate
Staples, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management Indiana state 2006 $400,000 tax credit/rebate
Gates Rubber Blackstone North Carolina state 1997 $400,000 grant
ADT LLC Apollo Global Management Florida state 2013 $400,000 grant
Northwest Hardwoods, Inc. Littlejohn & Co. Wisconsin state 2012 $400,000 tax credit/rebate
Team Technologies, Inc Clearlake Capital Tennessee state 2017 $400,000 grant
Amscan, Inc. Thomas H. Lee Partners New York local 2004 $398,180 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Albertsons, LLC Store #2814 Cerberus Capital Management Louisiana state 2010 $397,500 Enterprise zone
JACUZZI BRANDS, INC. Apollo Global Management California state 2007 $396,318 training reimbursement
LEDCO, INC. Oaktree Capital Management Kentucky state 2006 $395,100 tax credit/rebate
NBTY, Inc. Carlyle Group New York state 2011 $387,914 enterprise zone
West Corporation Apollo Global Management Wisconsin state 2014 $385,700 tax credit/rebate
TRANSMONTAIGNE PRODUCT SERVICES,INC ArcLight Capital Partners United States federal 2006 $385,159 federal grant
GARDNER DENVER PETROLEUM PUMPS, LLC KKR & Co. Oklahoma state 2013 $385,051 tax credit/rebate
Empire Generating Co, LLC Energy Capital Partners New York state 2013 $381,987 enterprise zone
Digital Domain Media Searchlight Capital Florida state 2011 $379,764 training reimbursement
Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. American Securities North Carolina state 2014 $379,317 tax credit/rebate
Affinia Group, Inc. Cypress Group Pennsylvania state $375,000 grant
The Neiman Marcus Group, Inc Ares Management Pennsylvania state $375,000 grant
Empire Generating Co, LLC Energy Capital Partners New York state 2014 $371,857 enterprise zone
Aspen Dental Management, Inc. Leonard Green & Partners New York state 2013 $368,653 enterprise zone
SHAWS SUPERMARKETS INC AND SUBSIDIA Cerberus Capital Management Maine state 2017 $368,375 property tax abatement
PORTS AMERICA INC Oaktree Capital Management United States federal 2016 $368,369 federal grant
Chromalloy Gas Turbine LLC Carlyle Group Florida state 2011 $364,000 tax credit/rebate
Apria Healthcare Group, Inc. Blackstone Kansas state 2009 $360,797 training reimbursement
Gulf Coast Energy, Inc. Warburg Pincus Alabama state 2009 $360,616 cost reimbursement
EAGLE PICHER TECHNOLOGIES LLC Apollo Global Management United States federal 2000 $360,230 federal grant
Big Tex Trailer Manufacturing, Inc. Bain Capital Georgia state 2010 $360,000 grant
Material Handling Systems Inc. Thomas H. Lee Partners Kentucky state 2008 $360,000 tax credit/rebate
DynCorp Cerberus Capital Management North Carolina state 2012 $360,000 tax credit/rebate
Belk, Inc. #372 Sycamore Partners Management Louisiana state 2008 $358,024 Enterprise Zone
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. Carlyle Group New York state 2008 $356,011 enterprise zone
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. Carlyle Group New York state 2008 $356,011 enterprise zone
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. Carlyle Group New York state 2008 $356,011 enterprise zone
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. Carlyle Group New York state 2008 $356,011 enterprise zone
Duro Bag Manufacturing Co., Inc. Wind Point Partners New Jersey state 2002 $355,446 grant
Styron LLC Bain Capital Michigan state 2010 $353,000 tax credit/rebate
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. Leonard Green & Partners New York state 2015 $351,794 enterprise zone
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. Leonard Green & Partners New York state 2015 $351,794 enterprise zone
ROLL COATER INC Carlyle Group Arkansas state 2010 $351,226 tax credit/rebate
Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc Apollo Global Management Louisiana state 2009 $350,725 tax credit/rebate
JDA Software Inc. New Mountain Capital Arizona state 2016 $350,000 grant
ASAP Industries LLC Ares Management Louisiana state 2013 $347,979 property tax abatement
Clipper Windpower, Inc. Platinum Equity Iowa state 2005 $346,000 infrastructure assistance
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. #2 (2005) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2014 $345,852 tax credit/rebate
GKN North America Investments, Inc. Melrose Industries North Carolina state 2015 $343,126 tax credit/rebate
Anchor Glass Container CVC Capital Partners New York local 2017 $341,739 tax credit/rebate
Bob's Discount Furniture LLC Bain Capital Connecticut state 2015 $340,902 tax credit/rebate
Remington Arms Company, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2010 $340,000 tax credit/rebate
Remington Arms Company, LLC Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2012 $340,000 tax credit/rebate
Anchor Glass Container CVC Capital Partners New York local 2016 $339,427 tax credit/rebate
SAMSON INVESTMENT CO #2 KKR & Co. Oklahoma state 2009 $338,529 grant
Safeway Inc. Cerberus Capital Management District of Columbia state 2015 $338,505 tax credit/rebate
PETsMART, Inc. BC Partners Illinois state 2008 $337,813 tax credit/rebate
ASAP Industries LLC Ares Management Louisiana state 2012 $337,782 property tax abatement
Trojan Battery Company KPS Capital Partners, LP Georgia state 2007 $337,500 grant
SAMSON RESOURCES CORP KKR & Co. Oklahoma state 2008 $336,275 grant
PORT TOWNSEND PAPER CORPORATION Lindsay Goldberg Washington state 2013 $333,231 tax credit/rebate
Dice Career Solutions, Inc. General Atlantic Iowa state 2008 $331,688 training reimbursement
Empire Generating Co, LLC Energy Capital Partners New York state 2010 $331,354 enterprise zone
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