Dunkin’ Brands to be bought by Inspire Brands for 11.3 billion – Boston.com

October 31, 2020 | 7:46 AM

The parent company of the Dunkin’ and Baskin-Robbins brands will be bought by a restaurant conglomerate in a deal valued at $11.3 billion, the companies announced Friday night.

That means Canton-based Dunkin’ Brands will join Atlanta-based Inspire Brands and its portfolio of more than 11,000 Arby’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, Sonic Drive-In, Rusty Taco, and Jimmy John’s restaurants globally.

“Dunkin’ and Baskin-Robbins are category leaders with more than 70 years of rich heritage, and together they are two of the most iconic restaurant brands in the world,” said Paul Brown, chief executive of Inspire Brands, in the press release.

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