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
RCS, Inc. Bain Capital New York local 2008 $69,670 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Bob's Discount Furniture Bain Capital Maryland state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
DiverseyLever Bain Capital Ohio state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Apex Tool Group, LLC Bain Capital South Carolina state 2011 $150,000 grant
Diversey Bain Capital United States federal 2011 $27,488 federal grant
Diversey Bain Capital United States federal 2012 $809,456 federal grant
Big Tex Trailer Manufacturing, Inc. Bain Capital United States federal 2007 $600,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Big Tex Trailer Manufacturing, Inc. Bain Capital United States federal 2008 $600,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Bob's Discount Furniture, LLC Bain Capital Maryland state 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Bob's Discount Furniture LLC Bain Capital Connecticut state 2015 $340,902 tax credit/rebate
Innocor, Inc. Bain Capital New Jersey state 2015 $2,660,000 tax credit/rebate
Bob's Discount Furniture, LLC Bain Capital Maryland state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
RCS, Inc. Bain Capital California local $525,000 loan or bond financing
Big Tex Trailer Manufacturing, Inc. Bain Capital United States federal 2015 $400,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Big Tex Trailer Manufacturing, Inc. Bain Capital United States federal 2016 $500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Bob's Discount Furniture, LLC Bain Capital Connecticut state 2017 $1,700,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Bob's Discount Furniture, LLC Bain Capital Connecticut state 2017 $7,000,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Apex Tool Group, LLC Bain Capital North Carolina state 2016 $9,901 tax credit/rebate
Apex Tool Group, LLC Bain Capital North Carolina state 2015 $14,474 tax credit/rebate
Bob's Discount Furniture LLC Bain Capital Connecticut state 2016 $474,486 tax credit/rebate
Bob's Discount Furniture LLC Bain Capital Connecticut state 2016 $510,660 tax credit/rebate
Big Tex Trailer Manufacturing, Inc. Bain Capital United States federal 2017 $500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Bob's Discount Furniture LLC Bain Capital Connecticut state 2017 $571,539 tax credit/rebate
Bob's Discount Furniture, LLC Bain Capital Maryland state 2017 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
BIG TEX TRAILER MANUFACTURING, INC. Bain Capital Oklahoma state 2009 $129,260 tax credit/rebate
BIG TEX TRAILER MANUFACTURING, INC. Bain Capital Oklahoma state 2010 $247,462 tax credit/rebate
BIG TEX TRAILER MANUFACTURING, INC. Bain Capital Oklahoma state 2011 $513,032 tax credit/rebate
Bob's Discount Furniture LLC Bain Capital Connecticut state 2018 $704,573 tax credit/rebate
Bob's Discount Furniture, LLC Bain Capital Maryland state 2018 $225,000 tax credit/rebate
PETsMART, Inc. BC Partners Illinois state 2004 $500,000 grant
PETsMART, Inc. BC Partners Illinois state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PETsMART, Inc. BC Partners Illinois state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PETsMART, Inc. BC Partners Illinois state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PETsMART, Inc. BC Partners Illinois state 2007 $579,142 tax credit/rebate
PETsMART, Inc. BC Partners Illinois state 2008 $337,813 tax credit/rebate
PETsMART, Inc. BC Partners Illinois state 2006 $107,000 grant
PETsMART, Inc. BC Partners Illinois state 2005 $250,000 grant
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
PetSmart BC Partners Oregon state 2007 $5,074 tax credit/rebate
PetSmart BC Partners Oregon state 2007 $7,392 tax credit/rebate
PetSmart BC Partners Oregon state 2007 $7,156 tax credit/rebate
PetSmart BC Partners Oregon state 2007 $5,843 tax credit/rebate
PetSmart 390% BC Partners Oregon state 2007 $6,424 tax credit/rebate
PetSmart BC Partners Oregon state 2007 $6,418 tax credit/rebate
PetSmart BC Partners Oregon state 2007 $5,201 tax credit/rebate
PetSmart BC Partners Oregon state 2007 $6,424 tax credit/rebate
PetSmart BC Partners Oregon state 2007 $6,369 tax credit/rebate
PetSmart BC Partners Oregon state 2007 $6,023 tax credit/rebate
PETSMART INC BC Partners Maine state 2011 $10,714 property tax abatement
DFW/Wheatland-PETsMART BC Partners Texas local 1999 $28,921 property tax abatement
PetsMart Inc. & Subsidiaries BC Partners Arizona state 2004 undisclosed enterprise zone
PetSmart , Inc. & Subsidiaries BC Partners Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
Petsmart, Inc. & Subsidiaries BC Partners Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
PetSmart , Inc. & Subsidiaries BC Partners Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
PetSmart , Inc. & Subsidiaries BC Partners Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
Petsmart, Inc. & Subsidiaries BC Partners Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Petsmart, Inc. & Subsidiaries BC Partners Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
PetsMart Inc. & Subsidiaries BC Partners Arizona state 2004 undisclosed enterprise zone
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
Garda USA Inc. BC Partners Florida state 2011 $600,000 tax credit/rebate
Garda USA Inc. BC Partners Florida state 2011 $100,000 grant
Intelsat BC Partners Virginia state 2013 $1,300,000 grant
PETsMART, Inc. BC Partners Ohio state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PetSmart, Inc. BC Partners Pennsylvania state $1,000,000 grant
PetSmart, Inc. BC Partners Pennsylvania state $1,090,000 tax credit/rebate
Pet Smart Inc. BC Partners Illinois Local 1996 $800,000 tax increment financing
PETSMART INC BC Partners Maine state 2015 $11,839 property tax abatement
Intelsat BC Partners Virginia state 2015 $50,000 training reimbursement
Garda USA, Inc BC Partners Florida local 2013 $6,750 grant
Garda USA, Inc BC Partners Florida local 2016 $36,859 grant
PETSMART INC BC Partners Maine state 2016 $14,453 property tax abatement
PetSmart, Inc. BC Partners Pennsylvania state 2014 $1,090,000 tax credit/rebate
Intelsat BC Partners Virginia state 2013 $1,300,000 grant
PETSMART INC BC Partners Maine state 2017 $14,106 property tax abatement
Garda USA Inc. BC Partners Florida local 2017 $120,750 grant
VI-JON LABORATORIES, INC. Berkshire Partners Missouri state 2000 $317,023 tax credit/rebate
Vi-Jon, Inc. Berkshire Partners Tennessee state 2013 $100,000 training reimbursement
Portillo's Food Service, Inc. Berkshire Partners Illinois state 2014 $88,900 tax credit/rebate
Portillo's Food Service, Inc. Berkshire Partners Illinois state 2015 $118,947 tax credit/rebate
Portillo's Hot Dogs, LLC Berkshire Partners Illinois state 2016 $67,285 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
Fox River Foods Inc. Blackstone Illinois state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Gates Corporation Blackstone Illinois state 2010 $75,139 tax credit/rebate
Gates Corporation Blackstone Kentucky state 2006 $750,000 tax credit/rebate
NORTHCENTER FOODSERVICE LLC Blackstone Maine state 2010 $14,993 property tax abatement
MOTEL 6 OPERATING LP Blackstone Maine state 2010 $3,576 property tax abatement
RGIS INVENTORY SPECIALISTS Blackstone Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
FNA Polymer Corp Blackstone North Carolina state 2008 $1,170,497 tax credit/rebate
Sithe Energies Blackstone New York local 2003 $15,294,929 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Sithe Energies Blackstone New York local 2004 $17,155,873 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Seneca Power Partners Project Sithe Energies, Inc. Blackstone New York local 2004 $865,917 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Sithe Energies Blackstone New York local 2005 $17,558,774 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Seneca Power Partners Project Sithe Energies, Inc. Blackstone New York local 2005 $950,456 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Sithe Energies Blackstone New York local 2006 $17,607,508 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Seneca Power Partners Project Sithe Energies, Inc. Blackstone New York local 2006 $857,763 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Sithe Energies Blackstone New York local 2007 $15,633,628 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Seneca Power Partners/ Sithe Energies, Inc. Blackstone New York local 2007 $1,059,058 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Sithe Blackstone New York local 2009 $15,042,689 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
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