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 Sourcesort icon Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Angus Chemical Company Golden Gate Capital Louisiana local 2014 $1,744,587 property tax abatement
ASAP Industries LLC Ares Management Louisiana local 2014 $82,239 property tax abatement
ASAP Industries LLC Ares Management Louisiana local 2014 $124,875 property tax abatement
Cornerstone Chemical Company Littlejohn & Co. Louisiana local 2014 $689,201 property tax abatement
Cornerstone Chemical Company Littlejohn & Co. Louisiana local 2014 $563,652 property tax abatement
Cornerstone Chemical Company Littlejohn & Co. Louisiana local 2014 $600,381 property tax abatement
Cornerstone Chemical Company Littlejohn & Co. Louisiana local 2014 $651,575 property tax abatement
Cornerstone Chemical Company Littlejohn & Co. Louisiana local 2014 $632,386 property tax abatement
Cornerstone Chemical Company Littlejohn & Co. Louisiana local 2014 $571,048 property tax abatement
Gardner Denver Thomas KKR & Co. Louisiana local 2014 $38,275 property tax abatement
Pet Smart Inc. BC Partners Illinois Local 1996 $800,000 tax increment financing
Jewel Foods Stores, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Illinois Local 2005 $4,000,000 tax increment financing
American Stores Properties, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management Illinois Local 1999 $5,600,000 tax increment financing
C & M FINE PACK INC Mid Oaks Investments Indiana local 2014 $1,625,410 property tax abatement
FXI INC One Rock Capital Partners Indiana local 2014 $2,575,130 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
Avon Products Inc Cerberus Capital Management New York local 2013 $1,249,991 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
Avon Products, Inc. / Avon Capital Corporation Cerberus Capital Management New York local 2013 $3,928,757 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
Jostens, Inc. Platinum Equity Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
Nordyne, LLC Melrose Industries Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
Nordyne, LLC Melrose Industries Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
Jostens, Inc. Platinum Equity Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
Jostens, Inc. Platinum Equity Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
St. Joseph Energy Partners LLC Ares Management Indiana local 2015 $60,000,000 MEGADEAL
FXI INC One Rock Capital Partners Indiana local 2015 $1,976,970 property tax abatement
Athens Generating Co LLP Riverstone Holdings New York local 2014 $23,339,794 tax credit/rebate
Avon Products, Inc. / Avon Capital Corporation Cerberus Capital Management New York local 2014 $4,316,092 tax credit/rebate
Avon Products Inc Cerberus Capital Management New York local 2014 $1,361,667 tax credit/rebate
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, LLC #3 (2010) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2014 $715,587 tax credit/rebate
Jetro Cash and Carry Enterprises, LLC #4 (2012) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2014 $659,002 tax credit/rebate
Life Time Fitness Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2014 $547,550 tax credit/rebate
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. #2 (2005) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2014 $345,852 tax credit/rebate
ReEnergy Black River LLC Riverstone Holdings New York local 2014 $311,552 tax credit/rebate
Save-a-Lot Onex New York local 2014 $112,445 tax credit/rebate
Anchor Glass Container CVC Capital Partners New York local 2014 $106,630 tax credit/rebate
NBTY Inc. / New Measures, LLC Carlyle Group New York local 2014 $105,282 tax credit/rebate
Bergdorf Goodman, Inc. Ares Management New York local 2014 $74,737 tax credit/rebate
Life Time Fitness Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2014 $40,303 tax credit/rebate
National Bedding Company LLC Advent International New York local 2014 $35,956 tax credit/rebate
WPS Beaver Falls Generation American Securities New York local 2014 $27,910 tax credit/rebate
NBTY/Cartwright Loop/Exp. Carlyle Group New York local 2014 $27,158 tax credit/rebate
Ward's Natural Science Inc. VWR Education LLC New Mountain Capital New York local 2014 $22,577 tax credit/rebate
Osmose Holding, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management New York local 2014 $8,119 tax credit/rebate
Unifrax Corporation Clearlake Capital New York local 2014 $1,925 tax credit/rebate
Jetro Cash & Carry Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2014 $1,630 tax credit/rebate
Arsenal Capital Partners Arsenal Capital Partners Georgia local 2015 $1,255,940 tax increment financing
GKN Driveline North America Melrose Industries North Carolina local 2015 $94,185 grant
Catalina Marketing Hellman & Friedman Florida local 2000 $35,400 grant
GKN Melrose Industries North Carolina local 2012 $25,000 grant
RCS, Inc. Bain Capital California local $525,000 loan or bond financing
Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. CVC Capital Partners Texas local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Laredo WLE LP Riverstone Holdings Texas local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
Chromalloy Gas Turbine Carlyle Group Florida local 2013 $1,750 grant
ADT, LLC Apollo Global Management Florida local 2015 $14,000 grant
ADT, LLC Apollo Global Management Florida local 2016 $21,000 grant
ADT, LLC Apollo Global Management Florida local 2014 $100,000 grant
Unifrax Corporation Clearlake Capital New York local 2015 $1,637 tax credit/rebate
Osmose Holding, Inc. Oaktree Capital Management New York local 2015 $7,997 tax credit/rebate
Ward's Natural Science Inc. VWR Education LLC New Mountain Capital New York local 2015 $18,159 tax credit/rebate
NBTY/Cartwright Loop/Exp. Carlyle Group New York local 2015 $20,930 tax credit/rebate
Jetro Cash & Carry Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2015 $21,242 tax credit/rebate
WPS Beaver Falls Generation American Securities New York local 2015 $32,311 tax credit/rebate
National Bedding Company LLC Advent International New York local 2015 $37,824 tax credit/rebate
Life Time Fitness Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2015 $55,495 tax credit/rebate
Bergdorf Goodman, Inc. Ares Management New York local 2015 $94,630 tax credit/rebate
Anchor Glass Container CVC Capital Partners New York local 2015 $108,237 tax credit/rebate
Carestream Health Inc. Onex New York local 2015 $129,512 tax credit/rebate
Save-a-Lot Onex New York local 2015 $132,661 tax credit/rebate
Sithe Blackstone New York local 2015 $210,782 tax credit/rebate
ReEnergy Black River LLC Riverstone Holdings New York local 2015 $281,028 tax credit/rebate
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, Inc. #2 (2005) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2015 $499,675 tax credit/rebate
Life Time Fitness Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2015 $524,097 tax credit/rebate
Jetro Cash and Carry Enterprises, LLC #4 (2012) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2015 $619,004 tax credit/rebate
Jetro Cash & Carry Enterprises, LLC #3 (2010) Leonard Green & Partners New York local 2015 $746,415 tax credit/rebate
Avon Products Inc Cerberus Capital Management New York local 2015 $968,938 tax credit/rebate
Avon Products, Inc. / Avon Capital Corporation Cerberus Capital Management New York local 2015 $2,953,990 tax credit/rebate
Athens Generating Co LLP Riverstone Holdings New York local 2015 $23,563,788 tax credit/rebate
D & W FINE PACK HOLDINGS LLC Mid Oaks Investments Indiana local 2016 $964,200 property tax abatement
FXI INC One Rock Capital Partners Indiana local 2016 $1,568,720 property tax abatement
GKN Melrose Industries North Carolina local 2017 $518,254 grant
Jostens, Inc. Platinum Equity Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Jostens, Inc. Platinum Equity Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Jostens, Inc. Platinum Equity Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. Apollo Global Management Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
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