Dunkin' Brands announces waiver of IPO lock-up restriction

Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc., the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, announced today that J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Barclays Capital Inc. and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, the lead book-running managers in the Company's recent initial public offering of 22,587,500 shares of its common stock, are waiving a lock-up restriction with respect to up to 732,758 shares of the Company's common stock held by certain officers and directors of the Company. The waiver will take effect on November 16, 2011, and the shares may be sold on or after such date, subject to the terms of such waiver.