All You Need to Know About Hans Thomas Gross, his Net Worth, His House, Private Jet and Galaxy Yacht
56 m (184 ft)
14 in 7 cabins
10 in 5 cabins
US$ 27 million
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Who is the Owner of the Yacht Galaxy?
Hans Thomas Gross
Austria / Switzerland
US$ 200 million
Running Ball AG
January 21, 1976
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Gross sold Running Bal for US$ 200 million. He sold his yacht in 2017.
Hans Thomas Gross is an Austrian entrepreneur, residing in Switzerland, and founder of Runningball AG. He was born in January 1976 in Austria.
He purchased the yacht Galaxy from John Gandel in 2013
The scouts provide real time data with hand held devices, covering more than 50,000 sporting events of which 30,000 football matches per year.
RunningBall has developed a software package to collect, review, enhance, store and distribute large volumes of data pertaining to football matches and other sports competitions.
In 2012 Runningball AG was acquired by the Perform Group.
The Perform Group paid US$ 167 million for Runningball: EUR 20 million (or US$ 27 million) in cash, EUR 50 million (US$ 70 million) in 13,500,000 Perform Group shares and another EUR 50 million (US$ 70 million) cash, paid in March 2013, based on 2012 EBITDA.
Gross sold all his 13.5 million shares in April 2013 at an average share price of US$ 7.20, netting him near US$ 100 million.
Based on the transactions, his net worth is estimated at US$ 200 million. In September 2013 Gross purchased his new yacht. He sold her in 2017.
Gross is the owner of a Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita, worth US$ 2,5 million.
Early 2014 Galaxy underwent a major interior refit, and she is now availa ble for charter for EUR 255,000 or US$ 350,000 per week.
During the 2014 Cannes Film weekend, famous star Sharon Stone was seen leaving the yacht Galaxy.
In June 2015 Gross was pictured kissing with Paris Hilton on his yacht Galaxy.
He lives in a large, modern villa in Switzerland.
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The luxury yacht Galaxy was built in 2005 the Benetti Shipyard as project FB232. Is was the first yacht produced at the then new Livorno yard.
Her interior design is by Stefano Natucci. The yacht has an electronically-
In 2012 she underwent a minor refit and was put for sale. In 2013 Galaxy was sold by John Gandal to Swiss entrepreneur and RunningBall founder Hans Thomas Gross.
In 2017 she was sold again. Do you know if Gross owns another yacht? Please do send us a message.
Rumors that U2 band manager Paul McGuinness is the owner of the yacht Galaxy are incorrect. Galaxy was seen in Willemstad, Curacao in January 2016.
The boat is not available for yacht charter.
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