Dunkin Brands’ share offer of $400 million

Dunkin Brands Group Inc, the US-based parent company of ice cream business Baskin-Robbins and Dunkin Donuts, is planning to sell shares to the general public. The group has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) of US$400 million of its common stock and all shares will be sold.

At the end of 2010, Dunkin’ Brands’ franchised business comprised 9,760 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants and 6,433 Baskin-Robbins restaurants. The company had sales of approximately US$7.7 billion. * Read more about the IPO here.

* To find out what Dunkin Brands plans for Baskin-Robbins Australia, see the latest issue of Franchising magazine, on sale in newsagents now