FI  The Friedkin Group

     Office Locations:

1375 Enclave Pkwy
Houston, TX 77077
Phone: 713-580-3300



  • Early
  • Middle Market



  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Sports & Entertainment
  • Transportation & Distribution



    The Friedkin Group is led by Chairman and CEO Dan Friedkin and encompasses a consortium of automotive, hospitality, entertainment, golf and adventure companies. These organizations include Gulf States Toyota, GSFSGroup, GSM, US AutoLogistics, Ascent Automotive Group, Auberge Resorts Collection, Imperative Entertainment, 30WEST, NEON, Diamond Creek Golf Club, Congaree and Legendary Expeditions. With a storied and distinguished history dating back to the establishment of Gulf States Toyota in 1969, The Friedkin Group's affiliated companies have grown and diversified, currently employing over 5,600 employees globally (2,000 based in Houston). The Friedkin Foundation was created to oversee the philanthropic endeavors, diverse charities and CSR efforts of the Friedkin family and companies within the enterprise.

    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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    Dan Friedkin Chairman and CEO


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