Commercial Property

Inside the battle for Johnny Ronan’s portfolio: Bidders to challenge developer for prize assets

Johnny Ronan is among the potential buyers of a slew of high-profile assets in receivership but he’s likely

Johnny Ronan: fighting to regain control of his portfolio which includes Bewleys on Grafton Street

In recent weeks, glossy brochures showcasing eleven of Johnny Ronan’s most-beloved property assets have been disseminated to prospective buyers.

Among those potential purchasers is Ronan himself, who is understood to be preparing a bid on the entire portfolio, to which Grant Thornton have been appointed receivers, with backing from an international investor.

Ronan has been fighting to regain control of this portfolio after it was “consensually” placed into receivership last year by senior lenders AIB ...