Dunkin' Brands

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Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc.
Public Company
Industry Holding Company
Founded 1950
Headquarters Canton, Massachusetts, United States
Key people
Jon L. Luther
Nigel Travis
Neil Moses
Revenue Increase US$ 628.198 million (2011)[1]
Increase US$ 205.309 million (2011)[1]
Increase US$ 34.442 million (2011)[1]
Total assets Increase US$ 3.224 billion (December 31, 2011)[1]
Total equity Increase US$ 745.936 million (December 31, 2011)[1]
Number of employees
1,128 (December 31, 2011)
Subsidiaries Dunkin' Donuts
Website Dunkin' Brands
Dunkin' Brands headquarters
Welcome sign at Dunkin' Brands headquarters

Dunkin' Brands is an American restaurant holdings company which runs two chains of fast-food restaurants: Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins. It is headquartered in Canton, Massachusetts.[2]


On December 12, 2005, Pernod Ricard, who had just taken control of Allied Domecq, announced plans to sell the Dunkin' Brands group. Dunkin' Brands was later sold to a consortium of private equity firms consisting of Bain Capital, The Carlyle Group and Thomas H. Lee Partners for $2.425 billion in cash.

In August 2012, Dunkin' Brands became completely independent of the private equity firms.[3]



  1. ^ a b c d e "filing" (PDF). Dunkin´ Brands Group Inc. 
  2. ^ "Contact Us." Baskin-Robbins. Retrieved on January 14, 2010.
  3. ^ "As Private Equity Cashes Out, What’s Next for DNKN?". Retrieved 16 January 2013. 

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