Nov 17, 2011

Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. Announces Pricing of Secondary Offering

CANTON, Mass., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, today announced the offering by certain of its stockholders of 22 million shares of its common stock at a price of $25.62 per share. In addition, the underwriters have been granted a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 3.3 million shares from certain of the selling stockholders.

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The selling stockholders will receive all of the net proceeds from this offering.  No shares are being sold by the Company.

The offering is being made through an underwriting group led by J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Barclays Capital Inc., Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, and BofA Merrill Lynch. Acting as co-managers are Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, William Blair & Company, L.L.C., Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Moelis & Company LLC, SMBC Nikko Capital Markets Limited, Samuel A. Ramirez & Company, Inc., and The Williams Capital Group, L.P.

The offering of these securities is being made only by means of a prospectus. When available, a copy of the final prospectus related to the offering may be obtained by contacting: J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Ave., Edgewood, NY 11717 (Tel: 866-803-9204); Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Ave., Edgewood, NY 11717, (Tel: 888-603-5847), Email: barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com; Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attn: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014 (Tel: 866-718-1649), Email: prospectus@morganstanley.com; or BofA Merrill Lynch, Attn: Prospectus Department, 4 World Financial Center, New York, NY 10080, Email: dg.prospectus_requests@baml.com.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc.

With more than 16,500 points of distribution in 56 countries worldwide, Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) is one of the world's leading franchisors of quick service restaurants (QSR) serving hot and cold coffee and baked goods, as well as hardserve ice cream. At the end of 2010, Dunkin' Brands' nearly 100 percent franchised business model included 9,760 Dunkin' Donuts restaurants and 6,433 Baskin-Robbins restaurants, and the company had system-wide sales of approximately $7.7 billion. Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. is headquartered in Canton, Mass.

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