Matthew Freud was the owner of the yacht Kingdom Come. He sold her in September 2016.
He is the great-
Freud was married to Elisabeth Murdoch, daughter of Rupert Murdoch.
He is member of the board of Trustees for Comic Relief. In 2005 he purchased the the Press Gazette in a partnership with Piers Morgan.
Matthew founded Freud Communication. It is 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.
His net worth is estimated at US$ 300 million.
The yacht Kingdom Come was built as Diana II for a wealthy German family. The family is related to the Mercedes Benz company.
The luxury yacht is powered by 2 MTU engines. Which bring her a top speed of 19 knots. She can accommodate 16 guests and has a crew of 20.
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. She was purchased by 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. She is now named Sanoo. The yacht Sanoo was refitted and is now listed for sale again.
Sanoo is owned by Omar Kutayba Alghanim. He is the eldest son to Sir Kutayba Alghanim. He is owner of the Devonport MY Samar.
The boat is not available for yacht charter.