Sanoo was built as Diana II for a wealthy German family. The family is related to the Mercedes Benz company. Later she was known as Nara and Kingdom Come.
The luxury yacht can accommodate 18 guests and a crew of 17.
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 Matthew Freud for GBP 6 million (US$ 7.5 million).
Who is Matthew Freud?
He is the great-grandson of Sigmund Freud. Sigmund Freud is the Austrian neurologist and founder of psychoanalysis.
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.
Matthew Freud Net Worth
His net worth is estimated at US$ 300 million.
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