Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group Announces New Ownership

March 21, 2016

The Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group, Inc. (SWRG), a collection of American steakhouses headquartered in Boston, announced its latest venture with Irish investment firm, Danu Partners.

Danu has completed an acquisition of SWRG, giving it ownership of seven of the eight U.S. locations, including Boston, Chicago, Miami, and Las Vegas, as well as Smith & Wollensky London, which it opened under license from SWRG in June 2015. Danu now has worldwide licensing rights to the Smith & Wollensky brand.

“We’ve been huge admirers of this iconic brand for decades, having hosted a great number of business dinners cutting into S&W…