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All You Need to Know About Eddie Lampert, his Net Worth, his House and his Fountainhead Yacht


Yacht

Yacht Name:

Fountainhead

Yacht Length:

88 m (288 ft)

Guests:

14 in 7 cabins

Crew:

20 in 10 cabins

Builder:

Feadship

Designer:

De Voogt Naval Architects

Year:

2011

Speed:

21 knots

Engines:

MTU 16V4000

Displacement:

2,463 ton

IMO:

1010753

Cost/Value:

US$ 130 million


Owner of the Yacht

Yacht Owner:

Eddie Lampert

Country:

USA

Net Worth:

US$  3.5 billion

Source:

ELS Investments, Sears, Autonation

Born:

July 19, 1962

Wife:

Kinga Lampert

Children:

2

Residence:

Miami, Florida, USA

Private Jet:

Gulfstream G650


Fountainhead is often referred to as Mark Cuban’s yacht.



10 Facts about the Edwart Scott Lampert you probably didn’t know.


  1. His father was a partner in a law firm, who died young.
  2. After his father death he supported his mother by working after school.
  3. He received financial aid for college and graduated from Yale University.
  4. He learned investing through his grandmother, reviewing stocks in media.
  5. He started ESL Investments at the age of 26.
  6. His investments include Sears, Kmart, Autonation, Land’s End.
  7. His net worth is now US$ 1 billion (it was higher the last few years).
  8. He owns a US$ 40 million house in Miami, Florida.
  9. His yacht Fountainhead is a sister ship of Larry Ellison’s Musashi.
  10. The yacht is often referred to as Marc Cuban’s yacht.  But Cuban does not own a yacht.

Edward LampertWho is Eddie Lampert?

He is the founder and sole owner of the hedge fund ESL Investments. He was born July 1962. He is married to Kinga. They have 3 children. His company ESL serves as manager to investment funds. The hedge funds invest in equity and debt instruments. And in securities, options and other financial instruments and products.



ESL manages assets in one master fund, ESL Partners, L.P. As of December 31, 2015, ESL Partners held approximately US$ 2.8 billion in assets.



His father was a partner in the law firm of Lampert & Lampert in New York City. His father died young. Eddie supported his family working after school and on weekends.


He received financial aid for college and graduated from Yale University in 1984. He learned investing through his grandmother. Young Eddie would sit with her reviewing the performance of her stock picks in the media.



For a short time he worked at Goldman Sachs. He started ESL Investments at the age of 26 in 1988. His mentor was billionaire investor Richard Rainwater.



Edward Scott Lampert is the owner of the yacht Fountainhead.




Sears Holding

Known investments of Lampert are Sears Holding and Autonation (the largest U.S. retailer of new cars, trucks & SUV). He also owns Land’s End. It is the fashion brand founded by the late Gary Comer. Comer is the former owner of the yacht Turmoil. The hedge fund manager also owns Autozone a leading auto parts retailer. And he owned Footstar Inc a now bankrupt shoe retailer.



He also owns shares in Seritage Growth Properties, a real estate investment trust.



Lampert owns about 48% of Sears stock. According to the company's annual report. Including share holdings through ESL Investments. He is the largest shareholder of Sears and Kmart.



In 2018 he stepped down as CEO of Sears Holdings following the company’s bankruptcy. He remained Chairman of the Board. He offered to buy the company out of bankruptcy, including 500 Sears stores. In 2005 Warren Buffett predicted that the Sears CEO would have an impossible task bringing back the retailer to profit.

 


Besides his stock, Lampert holds about US$ 381 million in unsecured notes issued to Sears. He is also investor in real estate.



Early 2019 a U.S. bankruptcy court approved Lampert's $5.2 billion bid for Sears. He will keep about 400 Sears stores open and retain about 45,000 jobs.




Lampert House

He lives in a large house in Greenwich, Connecticut. The house is situated close to New York City. And he also owns a US$ 40 million mansion on the Indian Creek Golf Club Island in Miami, Florida.



The house is considered to be the 34th most expensive home in Florida.




Fountainhead Yacht

The yacht is a 88 meter (288ft) motor yacht built by Feadship in The Netherlands. At the time of her launch she was the largest Feadship built.



She is a sister ship to Larry Ellison’s yacht Musashi. The Fountainhead yacht is designed Sinot Yacht Design. She can accommodate 14 guests and 20 crew.



The luxury yacht is powered by 4 MTU marine engines. These bring her a top speed of 21 knots. We estimate her range at more than 6,000nm.



We estimate her value at approx. US$ 130 million. Not much is known about her interior. And we are not aware of any interior photos. Her home port is Miami, Florida.




Marc Cuban Yacht

The yacht is often linked to billionaire Marc Cuban, but this info is incorrect.



As far as we know Marc Cuban does not own a yacht. But if you have any information about a yacht owned by Marc Cuban please do send us a message.




Yacht Charter

The boat is not available for yacht charter. Some of the photos hereunder by Dutch Yachting. The yacht is not listed for sale.









Edward Lampert Net Worth

His net worth of is estimated at US$ 1 billion. We think he also owns a Gulfstream private jet. But we have not found the registration number yet

;-).



Do you know more about mr. Lampert’s private jet? Please do send us a message.




Philanthropy

Edward and his wife Kinga Lampert are active philanthropists. Through their The Lampert Foundation. The foundation focuses on support to health and education.



Kinga LampertKinga Lampert

She co-chairs the board of directors of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. They  also supported the Miami County Day School. Kinga Lampert has her own Instagram account.




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Resources

https://www.forbes.com/profile/edwardlampert

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EddieLampert

http://www.feadship.nl/yacht/fountainhead-1

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ESL_Investments



Lampert has his own blog.




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We think he owns a Gulfstream G650 private jet

Eddie Lampert US billionaire investor, founder of ESL Investments. July 19, 1962 Sears Holding US$ 1billion Kinga Lampert
Greenwich, Connecticut
yacht Fountainhead https://www.superyachtfan.com/wpimages/wp5b54df0a_0a_06.jpg Value US$ 130 million