NYT: Dunkin’ Brands in talks to sell itself to private company

DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP is in talks to be acquired by private-equity-backed company Inspire Brands. / COURTESY DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP INC.
CANTON, Mass. – Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. is in talks to sell itself to Inspire Brands, a private-equity-backed firm, the New York Times reported Sunday. Sources told the Times that the public company that owns Dunkin’ and Baskin-Robbins could possibly be bought at $106.50 per share, 20% over the companies closing price prior to the…

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  1. Ugh! What to think about this deal, huh? Yeah for the investors on the success of the value of their investment. Crap for the employees who will probably be seen as a manageable asset to be worked for the least amount of cost instead of a valuable partner in the business that should share in the company’s success.