Press Release

Morgan Lewis Advises Bunker Hill Capital in Sale of Smith & Wollensky to Danu Partners

March 23, 2016

BOSTON, March 23, 2016: Morgan Lewis represented private equity investor Bunker Hill Capital and its portfolio company, The Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group (SWRG), in the sale of SWRG to Danu Partners, an Irish private equity group. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Headquartered in Boston, Mass., The Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group is a leading operator of high-end, high-volume steakhouses located in major cities across the United States.

The Morgan Lewis team advising on the transaction was led by Brian Keeler and associate Katerina Papacosma. Additional support was provided by partners Marion Barish, Jean Cogill, Daniel Nelson, Richard Toelke, Christopher Parlo, Lisa Burton, Peter Pound; senior attorney Beth Joseph; and associates Leslie DuPuy, Jason Traue, John Frank Weaver, Kim Kirkland, Kristin Hadgis and Ezra Church.