Houlihan's Gets Cash

Houlihan's Restaurants Inc., a Leawood, Kan.-based casual dining chain, has raised $28 million in private equity funding from Goldner Hawn Johnson & Morrison. It also secured a $40 million senior credit facility from Wells Fargo Foothill Restaurant Finance. Proceeds will be used to fuel future growth for Houlihan's, which expects 2007 sales in excess of $350 million. www.houlihans.com