Form 8-A

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-A

For Registration of Certain Classes of Securities

Pursuant to Section 12(b) or 12(g) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

 

DUNKIN’ BRANDS GROUP, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware   20-4145825
(State of Incorporation)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
130 Royall Street  
Canton, MA   02021
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

 

 

Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

to be so registered

 

Name of each exchange on which

each class is to be registered

Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share   The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

 

 

If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(c), check the following box.     x

If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(d), check the following box.     ¨

 

 

Securities Act registration statement file number to which this form relates (if applicable): 333-173898

Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act: None

 

 

 


Item 1. Description of Registrant’s Securities to be Registered.

Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (the “Registrant”) hereby incorporates by reference the description of its Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share (the “Common Stock”), to be registered hereunder, contained under the heading “Description of capital stock” in the Registrant’s Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-173898), as originally filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) on May 4, 2011, as amended (the “Registration Statement”), and in the prospectus included in the Registration Statement to be filed separately by the Registrant with the Commission pursuant to Rule 424(b) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, which prospectus shall be deemed to be incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 2. Exhibits.

Pursuant to the Instructions as to Exhibits, no exhibits are filed herewith or incorporated herein by reference.


Signature

Pursuant to the requirements of Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereto duly authorized.

 

Dated: July 27, 2011     Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc.
    By:   /s/ Nigel Travis
      Nigel Travis
      Chief Executive Officer