Danu dines out on US steakhouse chain deal

The Irish hospitality company is going on tour by splashing out on famous US restaurant chain Smith & Wollensky, writes Jack Horgan-Jones, Business Correspondent

27th March, 2016
Smith and Wollensky's Chicago outlet

How do you celebrate spending tens of millions of euro on a famous chain of steak restaurants? If you’re Leonard Ryan and Mark O’Meara, two of the principals of Danu Investments, you eat dinner in several of them.

The Irish hospitality company has become one of the biggest operators in the Dublin pub scene. Last week, it went international with its acquisition of Smith & Wollensky, the famous chain of US...

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