We were told that Carlos Slim Helu is the owner of the yacht Ostar.
Carlos Slim Helu is the richest man of Mexico. Through his holding companies Grupo Carso he controls many large companies. In 2010 he sold his Carso Global Telecom for US$ 17 billion.
Grupo Carso is considered to be the private holding company of Carlos Slim. Carso stands for CARlos and SOumaya Domit de Slim, his late wife who died of kidney failure in 1999. Grupo Carso is one of the largest and most diversified conglomerates in Latin America. The company is market leader in many sectors in Mexico. The group is active in energy (production of electric condensors and power transformers), auto parts and steel tubes manufacturing.
Carso Global Telecom is a telecommunications holding company, now part of America Movil. The group owns Telmex, providing telecommunications products and services in Mexico.
Carlos Slim is an active philanthropist through his Fundacion Carlos Slim. This Carlos Slim Foundation supports vulnerable people in Latin America with education, health support, economic development and disaster support. The foundation aims to improve the quality of life of people of all ages. Following the 2017 earth quake in Mexico, the foundation donated more than US$ 2 billion in humanitarian aid, reconstruction and restoration of cultural heritage.
The net worth of Carlos Slim is estimated at USD 69 billion (March 2018). He has his own website.
Slim owns a Gulfstream G550 private jet with registration XA-
Slim lives in a large mansion in the Lomas de Chapultepec area in Mexico City. He also owns a large US$ 80 million town house on 5th Avenue in New York City
The yacht Ostar is a 52 meter Feadship, built in 1998. She can accommodate 11 guests and has a crew of 12. Ostar is powered by 2 Caterpillar engines, who give her a top speed of 16 knots. Ostar was built as Solemates for Reebok founder Paul Fireman.
We believe Carlos Slim also owns the Benetti Tully, built in 1993. Tully is 39 meter motor yacht. She can accommodate 10 guests and a crew of 7.