Superyacht C2 leaving Monaco. C2 is owned by US billionaire and philanthropist Ronald Perelman. Perelman invests a US$ 14 billion fortune in companies as Revlon and AM General. He is an active philanthropist, donating more than US$ 200 million in 2013 alone.
Sunday, July 6, 2014
Monday, May 26, 2014
#Sailing #yacht Alejandra, owned by Ferruccio Fiorucci. Alejandra was built for King Juan Carlos of Spain and acquired by Fiorucci in 1996. Fiorucci sold the Italian Fiorucci Food Group in 2005 to Vestar Capital Partners.
|Sailing yacht Alejandra|
Superyacht Nafisa owned by Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel. He is the owner of Abdul Latif Jameel Co Ltd (ALJ), the world’s largest Toyota dealership with operations in the Middle East, UK, Central Asia and China. Arabianbusiness.com estimates the net worth of Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel at more than US$ 5 billion, this makes him one of the Arab world’s richest people.
Sunday, March 16, 2014
Superyacht Lady Marina, owned by Sergio Mantegazza. Sergio Mantegazza is the owner of Globus travel group. Globus was founded by his father Antonio in 1928 and started with a rowboat to transport goods. Soon Mantegazza acquired motorcoaches and offered tours around Lake Lugano in Switserland and to the Cote d’Azur and to Italy. In the 60’s and 70’s the Globus expanded rapidly with international tours and activities for the US market. Currently the group employs 5.000 personnel and carries 500.000 passengers in a year. Sergio Mantegazza is also owner of the aviation group Monarch Holdings. Monarch operates a fleet of 30 aircraft with flights from UK airports. Before owning his current 64 meter Feadship superyacht Lady Marina, Sergio Mantegazza owned a 50 meter Hakvoort yacht with the same name.
Sunday, March 2, 2014
60.0m (197ft) - Lurssen - 2010
Paul Fireman -
net worth USD 1 billion - USA
Paul Fireman is the owner of the superyacht Solemates. Fireman was the CEO of Reebok from 1979 until 2005. In 2005 he sold the company to Adidas for US$ 3.8 billion, netting himself US$ 650 million for his 17% stake. Paul Fireman founded Reebok USA in 1979, after he bought the rights to the Reebok line of running shoes from the British shoe manufacturer J. W. Foster & Sons. In 1981 he sold 60% of the company to Pentland Industries, a London based investment company, to raise cash. Reebok became very successful and turned into one of the fastest growing companies of all time. The companies first success was the introduction of women athletics support shoes, which were comfortable and colorful. Sales grew from US$ 3 million in 1982 to US$ 919 million in 1986. In the 1990’s Paul Fireman’s annual salary amounted US$ 30 million a year. In 2005 sales were US$ 3.8 billion, when Adidas acquired the company. In the 1990 Paul Fireman has his own investment firm named Fireman Capital Partners. Fireman Capital Partners invests in consumer-
focused companies through both growth equity and buyout transactions, focusing on consumer businesses with revenues between $10 and $150 million. Fireman is an active philanthropist: he and his wife Phyllis are co- founders of the Paul & Phyllis Fireman Family Foundation, one of Massachusetts' largest private foundations. Fireman’s yacht Solemates is available for charter.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
White Cloud (formerly New Horizon L) is a 67.30m (220.80ft) superyacht, custom built in 1983 by Van Lent in Kaag, the Netherlands. Luxury yacht White Cloud was built for Dutch millionaire Bram van Leeuwen, also known as Prince de Lignac. For long New Horizon L was known as one of the most expensive yachts ever built. With most of the interior fittings in gold and bathtubs made of Lapiz Lazuli. The yacht was Bram van Leeuwen’s fulltime residence. After Van Leeuwen's death White Cloud was purchased by Craig McCaw. McCaw became a billionaire after selling McCaw Cellular to AT&T. McCaw sent White Cloud for a refit in 2004 to Peters Schiffbau in Germany.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Superyachtfan's spotter photos of Feadship's new 99 meter luxury yacht Dream. Dream seems to be just a project name as the real name is behind a plastic sheet. Superyacht Dream is built for a - yet - unknown Russian billionaire.