PE  The Anderson Group

     Office Locations:

2151 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL 33713
Phone: 727-897-5630
Fax: 727-897-5631



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Transportation & Distribution



    The Anderson Group is an operationally-oriented private equity firm with office locations in St. Petersburg, Florida and Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Founded in 1985, The Anderson Group has a track record of acquiring and growing companies at the lower end of the middle market. Founded by Barry Shapiro and Tom Gaffney, The Anderson Group has experience investing in a broad range of industries and in a vast array of circumstances. Over the firm's more than thirty year history, The Anderson Group has completed more than sixty investments. The firm targets companies with Revenues from $10M to $100M for platform investments (no limitation for add-ons); and EBITDA from $1M to $5M for platform investments (no limitation for add-ons). Anderson tends to avoid start-up, venture capital or 're-start' transactions, and does not generally invest in technology, biotech, natural resources, restaurants or retail businesses.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Barry Shapiro Co-Founder
    Cory Gaffney
    David Kates
    Justin Flood
    Robin Harris


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