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 Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidysort icon
Serta National Bedding Advent International New York local 2008 $73,429 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ADT Security Systems - 265 Thruway Apollo Global Management New York local 2008 $33,040 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Save-a-Lot Onex New York local 2008 $148,946 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Carestream Health Inc. Onex New York local 2008 $439,636 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
NBTY/Cartwright Loop Carlyle Group New York local 2008 $173,284 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Athens Generating Co LLP Riverstone Holdings New York local 2008 $25,320,013 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Sithe Blackstone New York local 2008 $15,137,477 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
NBTY Inc. / New Measures, LLC Carlyle Group New York local 2011 $2,433 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2011 $2,898 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ADT Security Systems - 265 Thruway Apollo Global Management New York local 2011 $6,872 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Unifrax Corporation Clearlake Capital New York local 2011 $7,363 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Osmose Holding, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management New York local 2011 $8,572 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Osmose Holding, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management New York local 2011 $9,124 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ward's Natural Science Establishment Inc. New Mountain Capital New York local 2011 $11,010 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
National Bedding Company LLC Advent International New York local 2011 $28,804 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Anchor Glass Container CVC Capital Partners New York local 2011 $39,340 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
NBTY/Cartwright Loop Carlyle Group New York local 2011 $43,357 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ward's Natural Science Inc. VWR Education LLC New Mountain Capital New York local 2011 $74,559 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, LLC #3 (2010) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2011 $74,988 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Bergdorf Goodman, Inc. Ares Management New York local 2011 $97,727 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Save-a-Lot Onex New York local 2011 $164,618 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Unifrax I, LLC Clearlake Capital New York local 2011 $181,256 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. #2 (2005) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2011 $209,781 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Carestream Health Inc. Onex New York local 2011 $507,003 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WPS Syracuse Generation American Securities New York local 2011 $921,917 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WPS Beaver Falls Generation American Securities New York local 2011 $2,165,655 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Sithe Blackstone New York local 2011 $14,981,165 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Athens Generating Co LLP Riverstone Holdings New York local 2011 $25,804,884 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, LLC #3 (2010) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2010 $770,136 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. #2 (2005) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2005 $736,090 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Bergdorf Goodman, Inc. Ares Management New York local 1998 $455,954 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Athens Generating Co LLP Riverstone Holdings New York local 2012 $25,823,134 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WPS Beaver Falls Generation American Securities New York local 2012 $2,308,791 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WPS Syracuse Generation American Securities New York local 2012 $931,465 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ReEnergy Black River LLC Riverstone Holdings New York local 2012 $669,600 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, LLC Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2012 $450,174 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Life Time Fitness Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2012 $434,644 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2012 $149,387 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Carestream Health Inc. Onex New York local 2012 $105,524 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Save-a-Lot Onex New York local 2012 $89,622 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Bergdorf Goodman, Inc. Ares Management New York local 2012 $66,678 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Life Time Fitness Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2012 $64,740 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
National Bedding Company LLC Advent International New York local 2012 $57,339 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
NBTY/Cartwright Loop Carlyle Group New York local 2012 $43,357 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Anchor Glass Container CVC Capital Partners New York local 2012 $39,761 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
NBTY Inc. / New Measures, LLC Carlyle Group New York local 2012 $39,617 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Sithe Blackstone New York local 2012 $34,736 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ward's Natural Science Inc. VWR Education LLC New Mountain Capital New York local 2012 $30,665 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Osmose Holding, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management New York local 2012 $8,493 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Unifrax Corporation Clearlake Capital New York local 2012 $7,555 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2012 $2,898 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Save-A-Lot-Holley Onex New York local 2012 $2,250 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Osmose Holding, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management New York local 2012 $1,169 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2013 $2,192 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Unifrax Corporation Clearlake Capital New York local 2013 $7,570 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Osmose Holding, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management New York local 2013 $8,250 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ward's Natural Science Inc. VWR Education LLC New Mountain Capital New York local 2013 $29,186 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
National Bedding Company LLC Advent International New York local 2013 $32,272 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
NBTY/Cartwright Loop Carlyle Group New York local 2013 $33,764 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Anchor Glass Container CVC Capital Partners New York local 2013 $39,382 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Bergdorf Goodman, Inc. Ares Management New York local 2013 $72,021 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Save-a-Lot Onex New York local 2013 $107,345 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Sithe Blackstone New York local 2013 $116,178 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
NBTY Inc. / New Measures, LLC Carlyle Group New York local 2013 $116,877 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. #2 (2005) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2013 $174,282 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, LLC #3 (2010) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2013 $296,333 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Life Time Fitness Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2013 $493,212 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WPS Syracuse Generation American Securities New York local 2013 $1,184,311 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Life Time Fitness Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2013 $1,685,572 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WPS Beaver Falls Generation American Securities New York local 2013 $2,383,797 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Athens Generating Co LLP Riverstone Holdings New York local 2013 $38,423,245 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Lifetime Fitness Leonard Green & Partners Minnesota local 2000 $4,300,000 tax credit/rebate and grant
Benco Apollo Global Management Minnesota local 2004 $260,360 tax credit/rebate and grant
LTF Real Estate Company, Inc. Leonard Green & Partners Minnesota local 2006 $1,650,000 tax credit/rebate and grant
Tire Rack, Inc. Leonard Green & Partners Connecticut state 2010 $177,277 tax credit/rebate
PS eServ Corp dba eServ, A Perot Systems Company Silver Lake Iowa state 2007 $441,000 tax credit/rebate
PETsMART, Inc. BC Partners Illinois state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PETsMART, Inc. BC Partners Illinois state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
United Stationers Inc. and its Subsidiaries Sycamore Partners Management Illinois state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PETsMART, Inc. BC Partners Illinois state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
United Stationers Inc. and its Subsidiaries Sycamore Partners Management Illinois state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PETsMART, Inc. BC Partners Illinois state 2007 $579,142 tax credit/rebate
United Stationers Inc. and its Subsidiaries Sycamore Partners Management Illinois state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PETsMART, Inc. BC Partners Illinois state 2008 $337,813 tax credit/rebate
United Stationers Inc. and its Subsidiaries Sycamore Partners Management Illinois state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Fox River Foods Inc. Blackstone Illinois state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Gates Corporation Blackstone Illinois state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Redbox Automated Retail, LLC Apollo Global Management Illinois state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Rexam Consumer Plastics Inc. Montagu Private Equity Illinois state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
United Stationers Inc. and its Subsidiaries Sycamore Partners Management Illinois state 2009 $410,552 tax credit/rebate
Fox River Foods Inc. Blackstone Illinois state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Gates Corporation Blackstone Illinois state 2010 $75,139 tax credit/rebate
NeuStar, Inc. Golden Gate Capital Kentucky state 2009 $2,570,000 tax credit/rebate
Remington Arms Company, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2010 $4,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Compucom Systems Inc. Thomas H. Lee Partners Kentucky state 2010 $1,400,000 tax credit/rebate
Duro Bag Manufacturing Company Wind Point Partners Kentucky state 2010 $1,000,000 tax credit/rebate
National Processing Company Advent International Kentucky state 2010 $1,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Remington Arms Company, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2010 $340,000 tax credit/rebate
Remington Arms Company, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2010 $66,000 tax credit/rebate
Remington Arms Company, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2010 $45,000 tax credit/rebate
Duro Bag Manufacturing Company Wind Point Partners Kentucky state 2000 $1,200,000 tax credit/rebate
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