Matthew Freud was the owner of the yacht Kingdom Come. He sold her in September 2016.
Who is Matthew Freud?
Matthew Freud is the great-
Freud was married to Elisabeth Murdoch, daughter of Rupert Murdoch.
Matthew founded Freud Communication, a London based communication and public relations firm.
The company realizes sales of US$ 50 million, with 200 employees. The net profit is around US$ 9 million.
In 2015 Freud Communication paid a dividend of US$ 28 million to Freud’s holding company.
The yacht Kingdom Come was built as Diana II for a wealthy German family, related to the Mercedes Benz company.
In 1982 she was purchased by Rafic Hariri, the prime minister of Lebanon. He named her Nara. Hariri was assassinated in 2005 when explosives equivalent to around 1800 kg of TNT were detonated as his motorcade drove by.
His family kept the yacht Nara until 2014, when she was purchased by Matthew Freud for GBP 6 million (US$ 7.5 million).
In 2015 he sold his yacht to his own company (Freud Communications) for US$ 15 million and in 2016 she was sold again. He asking price was US$ 16 million.