M&A wrap: Danu, Smith & Wollensky, Strega, Blackstone, Lakeview, M&A Mid-Market Award Nominations, What’s ahead for 2020

Smith Wollensky owner buys upscale restaurant operator Strega. Blackstone saw a record fundraising haul in 2019. Lakeview picks up ice cream maker from Century Park. Deadline is Feb. 7 for M&A Mid-Market Awards.