Ropes & Gray Representing Dunkin’ Brands in Planned IPO

In The News
July 18, 2011
Ropes & Gray is representing Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc., operator of the Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins chains, in its upcoming initial public offering, initially filed with the SEC on May 4.

Dunkin’ Brands is owned by private equity firms Bain Capital LLC, Carlyle Group and Thomas H. Lee Partners. Ropes & Gray represented the private equity consortium when it acquired Dunkin’ Brands for $2.4 billion in 2006.

The Ropes & Gray team is led by Boston-based private equity partner Craig Marcus and includes private equity partner Will Shields, securities litigation partner Peter Welsh, counsel Renata Ferrari, associates Emily Oldshue, Rachel Phillips and Milap Patel, summer associate Jacob Silberberg, and paralegal Melissa Welin.