Archive for the 'luxury yachts sale' Category

In search for the private fixer delivering ultra luxury to the wealthy elite

For the super-rich, those for whom the financial industry has coined the acronym UHNWI (ultra-high-net-worth individuals). the goalposts in the world of Luxury are forever moving. Where once you could rest assured that access to the finest goods was the prerogative of the privileged few, thanks to rising wealth and fractional ownership schemes, even private [...]

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Billionaires Row: Top 10 most expensive streets in the world

Avenue Princesse Grace is the most expensive street in the world to buy property, where $120,000 (€84,985) will purchase just one square metre of prime real estate, according to a survey by Wealth Bulletin. Prime residential property on the top 10 most expensive streets in the world saw their overall value fall by 12% in [...]

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

Invasion of the Bling-ionaires from the Middle East: Meet Britain’s most jaw-droppingly ostentatious tourists who have supercars flown from the Middle East to UK by private jet

A sunny Thursday afternoon in August and the cars circling Harrods need to be seen to be believed. Million-pound Bugatti Veyrons – normally a rare sighting, even on the well-heeled streets of Central London – are, around here, about as common as Ford Fiestas. Other cars, in a display that [...]

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

London’s most secretive service which caters for the multimillionaires, foreign royalty and the worlds leading companies. Welcome to the world of the Private Fixer.

Of all the services available to the super-rich, that which is uttered by a Private Fixer of www.perfect-knowledge.com is perhaps the most intriguing. Even the job title carries an aura of mystery. I am reminded of the John Travolta character in the movie Pulp Fiction, or a Philip Marlowe-like figure skulking about in the shadows [...]

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Best Articles on the Rich and Famous from Perfect Knowledge PR

Abramovich’s New $350 Million Megayacht Will Have Missile Defense System http://bit.ly/DFdiO
The rare glimpse into the lives of the super rich during a candid chat with a private fixer http://bit.ly/Z9zc9
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton to Acquire Royal van Lent, Builder of Luxury Mega-Yachts http://bit.ly/2JfPP
Perfect Knowledge is a private company that offers a bespoke service to VIP’s [...]

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Abramovich’s New $350 Million Megayacht Will Have Missile Defense System

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich’s new $355 million, 555-ft. Eclipse, designed to be the world’s biggest, will have a military-grade missile defense system to keep the oligarch safe. My colleague Deidre Woollard first reported on initial plans for the Eclipse back in January. Now further details are emerging about the megayacht (rendering above), which when completed [...]

Friday, September 4th, 2009

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton to Acquire Royal van Lent, Builder of Luxury Mega-Yachts

French luxury products group LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton said Monday it has signed an exclusive agreement with Dutch investment company Egeria to acquire Royal van Lent, the Dutch designer and builder of luxury custom mega-yachts sold under the Feadship brand. The talks with owner Egeria, a Dutch investment firm, are based on an acquisition [...]

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Mega Yachts v Super Yachts

This page contains some of the top 100 mega yachts in the world and includes the year and the yacht was launched and the owner of the yacht. Ever wonder who owns the mega yachts of the world? Below is a listing, by size, of the top superyachts.
Eclipse Length 167meters (548ft) Year expected launched 2009 [...]

Friday, September 4th, 2009

The World’s Five Longest Super Yachts

Yachts have captured the imagination of people the world over and nothing signals luxury more than the ultimate floating home. The term luxury yacht encompasses any privately owned vessel that is professionally crewed and was coined at the beginning of the 20th century when yachting for pleasure became a reality for many.
Classifying yachts into a [...]

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

One £200 million super-yacht with three Monet paintings onboard

This $400 million super-yacht was built for a Russian oligarch, Andrey Melnichenko, 37, who is worth $9.2 billion and was ranked 172 on the Forbes list of the world’s richest people. There is a large master suite as well as six luxury cabins for up to 14 guests and enough room for 42 crew members. [...]

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

Threat to offshore accounts as taxman does deal with Liechtenstein

Some of the richest people in the UK will find out today if the taxman will be allowed access to details of their secret offshore accounts. The tax courts will rule on whether HM Revenue and Customs can demand information from accounts held by an estimated 500,000 Britons at 300 foreign banks with branches in [...]

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

Ten facts on tiny principality of Liechtenstein

1. The Principality of Liechtenstein is one of only two countries in the world that are doubly landlocked — that is surrounded by other countries that are also landlocked — which means that its inhabitants have to cross at least two borders before reaching the coast. The other such country is [...]

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009