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 Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
PS eServ Corp dba eServ, A Perot Systems Company Silver Lake Iowa state 2007 $1,000,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Carry-On Trailer, Inc. Bain Capital Iowa state 2005 $307,500 loan or bond financing
Center Leaf Partners, LLC Warburg Pincus Iowa state 2006 $685,000 loan or bond financing
Clipper Windpower, Inc. 05-EZ-30 Platinum Equity Iowa state 2005 $146,152 enterprise zone
McGraw-Hill Education Division 06-EZ-29 Apollo Global Management Iowa state 2006 $3,244,060 enterprise zone
Clipper Windpower, PLC 07-EZ-002 Platinum Equity Iowa state 2006 $417,675 enterprise zone
Center Leaf Partners, LLC 07-EZ-023 Warburg Pincus Iowa state 2006 $300,097 enterprise zone
PS eServ Corp dba eServ, A Perot Systems Company Silver Lake Iowa state 2007 $441,000 tax credit/rebate
Clipper Windpower, Inc. Platinum Equity Iowa state 2005 $346,000 infrastructure assistance
The Gates Corporation Blackstone Iowa state 2005 $51,182 training reimbursement
The Gates Corporation Blackstone Iowa state 2008 $92,265 training reimbursement
Carry-On Trailer Bain Capital Iowa state 2007 $240,624 training reimbursement
GKN Armstrong Wheels, Inc. Melrose Industries Iowa state 2004 $103,509 training reimbursement
GKN Armstrong Wheels, Inc. Melrose Industries Iowa state 2005 $95,033 training reimbursement
GKN Armstrong Wheels, Inc. Melrose Industries Iowa state 2008 $93,534 training reimbursement
GKN Armstrong Wheels, Inc. Melrose Industries Iowa state 2011 $558,287 training reimbursement
Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc. Platinum Equity Iowa state 2011 $205,500 training reimbursement
GoDaddy.com Inc KKR & Co. Iowa state 2011 $1,054,400 training reimbursement
Dice Career Solutions, Inc. General Atlantic Iowa state 2008 $331,688 training reimbursement
Center Leaf Partners, LLC Warburg Pincus Iowa state 2007 $701,000 training reimbursement
Dice Career Solutions, Inc. General Atlantic Iowa state 2010 $225,000 grant
Joseph T. Ryerson and Son, Inc. ( Platinum Equity Iowa state 2010 $150,600 tax credit/rebate
Payless ShoeSource Worldwide, Inc Golden Gate Capital Kansas state 2007 $8,131 training reimbursement
Corporate Express-IntelMail Division Sycamore Partners Management Kansas state 2008 $10,000 training reimbursement
Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC Mid Oaks Investments Kansas state 2008 $16,800 training reimbursement
Simmons Bedding Company Advent International Kansas state 2008 $35,471 training reimbursement
Gates Corporation Blackstone Kansas state 2009 $6,100 training reimbursement
Jostens, Inc Platinum Equity Kansas state 2009 $9,000 training reimbursement
Payless ShoeSource Worldwide, Inc Golden Gate Capital Kansas state 2009 $69,295 training reimbursement
Gates Corporation Blackstone Kansas state 2010 $9,450 training reimbursement
Atlas Aerospace, LLC Carlyle Group Kansas state 2011 $86,775 training reimbursement
Payless ShoeSource Worldwide, Inc Golden Gate Capital Kansas state 2011 $20,000 training reimbursement
EaglePicher Technologies, LLC Apollo Global Management Kansas state 2007 $28,000 training reimbursement
The Mutual Fund Store, LLC Warburg Pincus Kansas state 2008 $50,400 training reimbursement
Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC Mid Oaks Investments Kansas state 2009 $8,000 training reimbursement
Gates Corporation Blackstone Kansas state 2010 $17,000 training reimbursement
Apria Healthcare Group, Inc. Blackstone Kansas state 2011 $67,500 training reimbursement
Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC Mid Oaks Investments Kansas state 2011 $10,000 training reimbursement
EaglePicher Technologies, LLC Apollo Global Management Kansas state 2007 $60,000 grant
Collins Bus Corporation American Industrial Partners Kansas state 2008 $65,000 grant
The Mutual Fund Store, LLC Warburg Pincus Kansas state 2008 $50,000 grant
Zeolyst International Carlyle Group Kansas state 2009 $5,000 grant
Apria Healthcare Group, Inc. Blackstone Kansas state 2009 $360,797 training reimbursement
CoSentry TA Associates Kansas state 2012 $114,567 grant
Smoothstone IP Communications Corporation Apollo Global Management Kentucky state 2008 $500,000 grant
Remington Arms Company, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2010 $200,000 grant
CTA Acoustics, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2006 $25,000 training reimbursement
Duro Bag Mfg. Wind Point Partners Kentucky state 2007 $100,000 training reimbursement
CTA Acoustics, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2007 $67,450 training reimbursement
Aleris Rolled Products Oaktree Capital Management Kentucky state 2007 $13,600 training reimbursement
Krauss Maffei Corporation Onex Kentucky state 2008 $49,145 training reimbursement
Remington Arms Company, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2008 $13,653 training reimbursement
Remington Arms Company, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
Smoothstone IP Communications Apollo Global Management Kentucky state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
Remington Arms Co. Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
Duro Bag Mfg. Wind Point Partners Kentucky state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
LEDCO Inc. Oaktree Capital Management Kentucky state 2009 $21,202 training reimbursement
Remington Arms Company, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2010 $100,000 training reimbursement
Smoothstone IP Communications Apollo Global Management Kentucky state 2011 $25,000 training reimbursement
Duro Bag Mfg. Company Wind Point Partners Kentucky state 2011 $24,996 training reimbursement
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
Armstrong Hardwood Flooring Company (fka Hartco Flooring Company) American Industrial Partners Kentucky state 2004 $1,500,000 tax credit/rebate
LEDCO, INC. Oaktree Capital Management Kentucky state 2006 $395,100 tax credit/rebate
Advanced Receivables Strategy, Inc. Silver Lake Kentucky state 2003 $2,951,150 tax credit/rebate
PharMerica Institutional Pharmacy Services, Inc. KKR & Co. Kentucky state 2007 $8,000,000 tax credit/rebate
National Processing Company (fka RPSI, Inc.) Advent International Kentucky state 2007 $3,200,000 tax credit/rebate
Smoothstone IP Communications Corporation Apollo Global Management Kentucky state 2007 $250,000 tax credit/rebate
Material Handling Systems Inc. Thomas H. Lee Partners Kentucky state 2008 $360,000 tax credit/rebate
Armstrong Hardwood Flooring Company (f/n/a Hartco Flooring Company) American Industrial Partners Kentucky state 1989 $5,400,000 tax credit/rebate
Remington Arms Company, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 1998 $1,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Fleetwood Travel Trailers of Kentucky, Inc. American Industrial Partners Kentucky state 2001 $2,673,349 tax credit/rebate
Remington Arms Company, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2003 $400,000 tax credit/rebate
CTA Acoustics, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2004 $33,339,720 tax credit/rebate
Gates Corporation Blackstone Kentucky state 2006 $750,000 tax credit/rebate
CTA Acoustics, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2006 $100,000 training reimbursement
Aleris Rolled Products Oaktree Capital Management Kentucky state 2006 $100,000 training reimbursement
CTA Acoustics, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2008 $100,000 training reimbursement
Aleris Rolled Products Oaktree Capital Management Kentucky state 2008 $68,108 training reimbursement
Staples Contract & Commercial, Inc. Sycamore Partners Management Kentucky state 2009 $24,740 training reimbursement
Remington Arms Co., Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2010 $38,000 training reimbursement
Remington Arms Company, LLC Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2012 $25,000 training reimbursement
Duro Bag Mfg. Wind Point Partners Kentucky state 2012 $25,000 training reimbursement
Southern Graphic Systems, Inc. Onex Kentucky state 2011 $24,995 training reimbursement
Remington Arms Company, LLC Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2012 $4,141,831 tax credit/rebate
Remington Arms Company, LLC Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2012 $340,000 tax credit/rebate
Aleris Rolled Products Manufacturing, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management Kentucky state 2012 $5,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Aleris Rolled Products Manufacturing, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management Kentucky state 2012 $500,000 tax credit/rebate
Duro Bag Mfg. Company Wind Point Partners Kentucky state 2012 $25,000 training reimbursement
Duro Bag Mfg. Wind Point Partners Kentucky state 2013 $25,000 training reimbursement
NeuStar, Inc. Golden Gate Capital Kentucky state 2013 $3,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Southern Graphic Systems, LLC Onex Kentucky state 2013 $25,000 training reimbursement
CTA Acoustics, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2014 $25,000 training reimbursement
CTA Acoustics, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Kentucky state 2014 $100,000 training reimbursement
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