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 Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidysort icon
MOTEL 6 Blackstone United States federal 2017 $1,257,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
PARTY CITY Thomas H. Lee Partners United States federal 2017 $1,410,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
MOTEL 6 Blackstone United States federal 2018 $2,268,700 federal loan or loan guarantee
COMBINED SYSTEMS, INC. Carlyle Group United States federal 2017 $5,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Big Tex Trailer Manufacturing, Inc. Bain Capital United States federal 2017 $500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. American Securities United States federal 2018 $13,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Pexco Llc AEA Investors United States federal 2018 $600,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Profile Products Llc Mid Oaks Investments United States federal 2017 $3,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Vertellus Performance Chemicals, LLC Wind Point Partners United States federal 2017 $9,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
CRUNCH FITNESS TPG Capital United States federal 2019 $1,435,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
COMBINED SYSTEMS, INC. Carlyle Group United States federal 2018 $5,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Apollo Global Management LLC Apollo Global Management United States federal 2018 $150,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Davis-Standard, LLC Onex United States federal 2019 $3,287,343 federal loan or loan guarantee
Frontier Spinning Mills, Inc. American Securities United States federal 2019 $13,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Pexco LLC AEA Investors United States federal 2019 $600,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Profile Products LLC Mid Oaks Investments United States federal 2019 $3,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Vertellus Performance Chemicals, LLC Wind Point Partners United States federal 2019 $9,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Providencia USA, Inc. Blackstone United States federal 2010 $9,100,000 federal tax-exempt bond
Corporate Express Sycamore Partners Management Colorado state 2006 $60,000 grant
Mercury Payment Systems LLC Silver Lake Colorado state 2007 $21,000 grant
Mercury Payment Systems LLC Silver Lake Colorado state 2007 $16,500 grant
Pfizer Central Research KKR & Co. Connecticut state 2000 $5,000,000 grant
Blue Bird Body Co. American Securities Georgia state 2003 $11,000,000 grant
Simonton Windows Clayton Dubilier & Rice Georgia state 2006 $250,000 grant
Academy Sports + Outdoors KKR & Co. Georgia state 2007 $1,580,000 grant
Trojan Battery Company KPS Capital Partners, LP Georgia state 2007 $337,500 grant
Big Tex Trailer Manufacturing, Inc. Bain Capital Georgia state 2010 $360,000 grant
PETsMART, Inc. BC Partners Illinois state 2004 $500,000 grant
PETsMART, Inc. BC Partners Illinois state 2006 $107,000 grant
Rexam Consumer Plastics Inc. Montagu Private Equity Illinois state 2008 $38,837 grant
PETsMART, Inc. BC Partners Illinois state 2005 $250,000 grant
United Stationers Inc. and its Subsidiaries Sycamore Partners Management Illinois state 2006 $538,177 grant
United Stationers Inc. and its Subsidiaries Sycamore Partners Management Illinois state 2006 $600,000 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
INC Research, Inc. Carlyle Group North Carolina state 2007 $19,793,000 grant
Citco Fund Services (USA) Inc. General Atlantic North Carolina state 2010 $5,517,000 grant
Great Wolf Lodge of the Poconos, LLC Apollo Global Management Pennsylvania state $212,000 grant
Acuity Specialty Products, Inc. New Mountain Capital Pennsylvania state $400,000 grant
West Telemarketing Corporation II Apollo Global Management Pennsylvania state $325,000 grant
Gardner Denver, Inc. KKR & Co. Pennsylvania state $265,000 grant
Fleetwood Motor Homes of Pennsylvania, Inc. American Industrial Partners Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
Armstrong Wood Products, Inc. dba Armstrong Cabinet Products American Industrial Partners Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
Sinter Metals, Inc. Melrose Industries Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
Homerwood Hardwood Flooring Co American Industrial Partners Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
Styron, LLC Bain Capital Pennsylvania state $150,000 grant
Maxim Crane Works a/k/a Anthony Crane Rental LP Apollo Global Management Pennsylvania state $100,000 grant
Five Below, Inc. Advent International Pennsylvania state $50,000 grant
Jostens, Inc. Platinum Equity Pennsylvania state $25,000 grant
Rackspace Apollo Global Management Texas state 2007 $22,000,000 grant
Authentix Carlyle Group Texas state 2007 $1,000,000 grant
Petco Animal Supplies CVC Capital Partners Texas state 2010 $3,100,000 grant
MW Manufacturers Inc. Clayton Dubilier & Rice Virginia state 2006 $100,000 grant
Gates Corporation Blackstone Virginia state 2007 $300,000 grant
ArrMaz Custom Chemicals, Inc. Golden Gate Capital Florida state 2005 $220,000 grant
Hancor, Inc. American Securities Florida state 1997 $728,330 grant
ADT Security Services, Inc. Apollo Global Management Florida state 2000 $2,000,000 grant
Catalina Marketing Corporation Hellman & Friedman Florida state 1999 $2,000,000 grant
Curt Manufacturing, Incorporated Audax Group Wisconsin state 2011 $625,000 grant
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
NBTY, INC. Carlyle Group New York state 2007 $250,000 grant
Carestream Health Inc. Onex New York state 2009 $2,000,000 grant
Remington Arms Company, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management New York state 2009 $1,500,000 grant
GKN Aerospace Monitor, Inc. Melrose Industries New York state 2011 $500,000 grant
Global Bay Mobile Technologies, Inc. Francisco Partners New York local 2003 $22,591 grant
Safeway Holdings, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management New York local 2002 $55,460 grant
IPC Information Systems,Inc Silver Lake New York state 2002 $150,000 grant
Safeway Holdings, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management New York local 2002 $22,184 grant
Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., TPG Capital New York state 2002 $150,000 grant
Payless Shoesource, Inc. Golden Gate Capital New York state 2002 $168,509 grant
Payless Shoesource, Inc. Golden Gate Capital New York state 2002 $131,351 grant
Payless ShoeSource,Inc Golden Gate Capital New York state 2002 $33,176 grant
IPC Information Systems,Inc Silver Lake New York local 2002 $252,000 grant
CITCO Fund Services General Atlantic New York local 2003 $192,500 grant
IPC Information Systems,Inc Silver Lake New York local 2004 $255,500 grant
CITCO Fund Services General Atlantic New York local 2005 $273,000 grant
Interactive Data Corp. Silver Lake New York local 2009 $795,000 grant
Jo-Ann Stores Supply Chain Management, Inc. ~ New Leonard Green & Partners Alabama state 2008 $150,000 grant
GKN Westland Aerospace Inc. ~ Exp Melrose Industries Alabama state 2008 $150,000 grant
GKN Westland Aerospace, Inc. Melrose Industries Alabama state 2011 $67,764 grant
Trugreen Clayton Dubilier & Rice Virginia local 1994 $40,000 grant
TCM Investments, Inc. dba Gardner Denver, Inc. KKR & Co. Pennsylvania state $200,000 grant
Five Below Inc. Advent International Pennsylvania state $150,000 grant
PRA International KKR & Co. Pennsylvania state $50,000 grant
Affinia Group, Inc. Cypress Group Pennsylvania state $375,000 grant
Golden Living (GGNSC) Fillmore Capital Partners Texas state 2011 $2,100,000 grant
Backcountry.com TSG Consumer Partners Virginia state 2012 $300,000 grant
Enviva LP Riverstone Holdings Virginia state 2012 $300,000 grant
Affinia Cypress Group Oklahoma local 2012 $400,000 grant
ADT Security Services, Inc. Apollo Global Management Florida state 2010 $1,235,830 grant
Ascend Performance Materials, LLC SK Capital Partners Florida state 2010 $400,000 grant
Chromalloy Gas Turbine LLC Carlyle Group Florida state 2011 $500,000 grant
Nielsen Media Research KKR & Co. Florida state 2002 $250,000 grant
Palm Coast Data, LLC New Mountain Capital Florida state 2008 $3,000,000 grant
Vertellus Specialties Inc Wind Point Partners New Jersey state 2011 $125,190 grant
Duro Bag Manufacturing Co., Inc. Wind Point Partners New Jersey state 2002 $355,446 grant
Anchor Glass Container Corporation CVC Capital Partners New Jersey state 2011 $453,561 grant
Roka Bioscience, Inc TPG Capital New Jersey state 2009 $583,000 grant
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