Inside the Reuben brothers £63m super yacht as duo take over at Newcastle

The Reuben brothers, who contributed a proportion of the funds for the £30million pound takeover of Newcastle United, are the owners of a £63million super yacht.

The yacht is 241ft long and has a host of luxury features including a helicopter landing pad and an outside Jacuzzi for guests to enjoy.

The brothers, who are both in their 70s, are worth in excess of £21billion according to the Sunday Times Rich List with a large amount of their wealth coming from their racecourse empire.

The Arena Racing Company own and operate 16 racecourses in the UK and host more than 500 meetings a year.

The brothers' business own the courses at Royal Windsor, Lingfield and Doncaster, with the business helping to increase their wealth by over £5billion in the last 12 months.

This has allowed David and Simon to have the Siren, a super yacht once voted the best in the world, in their possession.

The vessel is worth £63million and an accommodate up to 12 guests in six cabins and stretches across four storeys.

Features include a helicopter pad, outside Jacuzzi, onboard gym and both indoor and outdoor cinemas.

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The yacht was voted the best in the world for its size back in 2009 at the World Superyacht Awards.

The brothers were born in Mumbai and educated in north London before going on to become successful businessmen.

David began his career in the scrap metal industry while Simon worked in the carpet business before the pair joined forces to build their empire.

They then struck gold with their business in Russia and became known as the 'metal tsars' with their Trans-World Metals business controlling 5% of the world's aluminium output.

There exit from Russia and move into property, including racecourses, is detailed on their official website, which reads: "They sold the business in 2000 for more than £500m when the Russian mafia became more powerful and as their former business partner Lev Chernoy was being investigated.

"They then set their sights on joining the big players in the British property market – and did it.

"While they're not willing to open their books or face the media, it is no secret the Reuben brothers are a powerful force."

They have now used some of their wealth to help fund the Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle, which has made the club the richest in world football.

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