Dunkin’ Franchise Owners Benefit from 2005 Efforts of G-6 Group

Even before the opening bell rang on Wall Street on July 27, 2011 ushering in the company’s initial public offering (IPO), many franchise owners questioned if the agreement—presented in a letter former CEO Jon Luther signed on January 11, 2006 and granting franchise owners the chance to purchase stock in a “family and friends” pool—…

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A Confidential Advisory to DDIFO Members!

As we are sure you know by now, Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. has become a publicly traded company (DNKN: NASDAQ). As franchisees, you should be aware of issues that may arise if you elect to buy or sell shares of DNKN, or simply based on your continuing status as a franchisee. DDIFO Membership Required. If you are having trouble logging please send an email to loginhelp@ddifo.org

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Denny’s Shareholder Battle Boils Over

Nation’s Restaurant News reports that the bitter proxy fight for control of three seats on Denny’s board of directors comes to a head Wednesday at the company’s annual meeting, the parent of the 1,500-unit family-dining chain has said the tactics employed by the dissident investor group to shake up management have alienated franchisees and could hurt business

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Private-Equity Firms Say Retail LBOs Return With Recovery

Carlyle also is poised to take advantage of stabilized capital markets to sell some of its investments, Horbach said. The firm is among the owners of Dunkin’ Brands, the operator of the Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins chains, which is a likely candidate for an initial public offering, Horbach said.

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Indy Joe: What is the Sarbanes-Oxley Act?

Ask Indy Joe is a DDIFO feature where you the franchise owner can Ask Indy Joe a question, and DDIFO will seek an expert in that field to answer the question. Submit Your Questions to Ask Indy Joe!: indyjoe@ddifo.org. Indy Joe puts you in the know! Today’s Question is: What is the Sarbanes-Oxley Act?

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