Dunkin’ Brands Could Launch IPO Next Week

Dunkin’ Brands could set the terms and launch its initial public offering as soon as next week, Reuters wrote, citing a Bloomberg report. The company, owned by Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and Thomas H. Lee Partners, could begin meeting with investors after the July 4 weekend. The company filed in May for an IPO of up to $400 million.

(Reuters) – Dunkin’ Brands could set terms and launch its initial public offering as soon as next week, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.

It would likely begin meeting with investors after the U.S. July 4 weekend, according to the report.

The company, which was taken private by Bain Capital, Carlyle Group [CYL.UL] and Thomas H. Lee Partners, filed in May for an IPO of up to $400 million.

“We’re unable to confirm or deny any rumors or speculation about our upcoming IPO,” company spokeswoman Michelle King said.

Dunkin’ Brands owns donut and coffee seller Dunkin’ Donuts and ice cream shop Baskin-Robbins. (Reporting by Clare Baldwin; Editing by Phil Berlowitz)