Dunkin' Brands Inc. filed for an initial public offering of its stock on Wednesday. About the company:
Brands: Dunkin Donuts and Baskin-Robbins.
Headquarters: Canton, Mass.
Number of locations: 9,805 Dunkin' Donuts, including kiosks in grocery and convenience stores; and 6,482 Baskin-Robbins. Business is concentrated in the Northeast; more than half its U.S. locations are in New England and New York.
2010 revenue: $577 million.
Current owners: Private equity firms Bain Capital Partners, Carlyle Group and Thomas H. Lee Partners, which bought the company for $2.43 billion from France's Pernod Ricard SA in 2005.