• Dunkin' shares surge amid talks to go private in $8.8 billion deal

    1 month ago - By New York Post

    Investors gobbled up shares of Dunkin' Brands on Monday after the doughnut chain said it's in talks to be acquired by restaurant conglomerate Inspire Brands. The Massachusetts-based company's stock price surged as much as 18.1 percent to $104.87 in early trading after it said it's had “preliminary discussions” about a deal with Inspire, which owns...
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  • Dunkin' confirms possible takeover talks

    Dunkin' confirms possible takeover talks

    1 month ago - By Boston Herald

    Dunkin' Brands, parent company to homegrown Dunkin' and the Baskin-Robbins ice cream chain has confirmed it's in talks to be taken over in a blockbuster deal that would reportedly bring it private.
    The company said in a statement that it , “confirms that it has held preliminary discussions to be acquired by Inspire Brands. There is no certainty that any agreement will be reached.”
    Dunkin' said it would have no further comment unless the deal is struck, or terminated.
    The news of a possible merger was first reported by the New York Times Sunday night.
    The Times reported the deal would take...
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  • Inspire Brands is building a fast-food empire, as the parent company of Arby's and Sonic considers buying Dunkin'

    Inspire Brands is building a fast-food empire, as the parent company of Arby's and Sonic considers buying Dunkin'

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    Arby's parent company Inspire Brands is creating a fast-food empire.
    On Sunday, Dunkin' and Baskin-Robbins parent company, Dunkin' Brands, announced it is in talks to be acquired by Inspire. The New York Times reported that the deal would involve taking Dunkin' private at a price of $106.50 a share, valuing the company at roughly $8.8 billion.
    With more than 13,000 Dunkin' locations and about 8,000 Baskin-Robbins locations around the world, the deal would more than double the number of restaurants controlled by Inspire Brands.
    Adding a coffee and ice cream chain to...
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  • Why Inspire Brands Wants to Acquire Dunkin'

    1 month ago - By NY Times


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  • Dunkin' Brands surges 18% after confirming report that it's in talks to go private for $8.8 billion

    Dunkin' Brands surges 18% after confirming report that it's in talks to go private for $8.8 billion

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    Dunkin' Brands surged 18% on Monday after the coffee company confirmed a New York Times report that it held preliminary talks to go private in a deal worth at least $8.8 billion.
    Inspire Brands would buy out Dunkin' for $106.50 per share, representing potential upside of 20% from Friday's close.
    Inspire Brands is a private-equity backed firm that owns Arby's, Buffalo Wild Wings, Sonic Drive-In, and Jimmy John's.
    "There is no certainty that any agreement will be reached," Dunkin' said in a statement.
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  • Dunkin' Brands surges 18% after confirming report that it's in talks to go private for $8.8 billion

    Dunkin' Brands surges 18% after confirming report that it's in talks to go private for $8.8 billion

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    Dunkin' Brands surged 18% on Monday after the coffee company confirmed a New York Times report that it held preliminary talks to go private in a deal worth at least $8.8 billion.
    Inspire Brands would buy out Dunkin' for $106.50 per share, representing potential upside of 20% from Friday's close.
    Inspire Brands is a private-equity backed firm that owns Arby's, Buffalo Wild Wings, Sonic Drive-In, and Jimmy John's.
    "There is no certainty that any agreement will be reached," Dunkin' said in a statement.
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  • The owner of Dunkin' and Baskin-Robbins is in talks to be bought by Arby's parent company Inspire Brands for a reported $9 billion

    The owner of Dunkin' and Baskin-Robbins is in talks to be bought by Arby's parent company Inspire Brands for a reported $9 billion

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    Dunkin' Brands Group, which owns Dunkin' and Baskin-Robbins, is in talks to be bought by private equity-backed restaurant brand Inspire Brands, it announced on Sunday.
    The deal would take the group private at a price of $106.50 a share after nine years on public markets, sources close to the matter told The New York Times. This price suggests Dunkin' Brands has been valued at around $8.8 billion, the paper reported.
    Inspire owns Arby's and Buffalo Wild Wings, among other brands.
    Dunkin' Brands Group has held preliminary discussions about the deal, it said in its...
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