The Tivan Group is a prestigious and notoriously powerful group in the criminal underworld of the galactic community. Responsible for the founding of Knowhere, the Group is considerably wealthy and are often the source of exponential contributions to the galaxy's criminal element. Taneleer Tivan, the infamous Collector, controls the group.
The leader of the group, Taneleer Tivan, set up his museum on Knowhere, as the largest collection of interstellar flora and fauna in the entire galaxy. However, the museum was destroyed in 2014 by an explosion caused by one of the Infinity Stones.