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Kroll's Restaurant Investment Banking Team Advised a Southeast U.S. – Based 100 – Unit Dunkin' Franchisee on Its Sale to Exeter Capital

Kroll's Restaurant Investment Banking Team Advised a Southeast U.S.- Based 100-Unit Dunkin' Franchisee on its Sale to Exeter Capital

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Josh Benn
Josh Benn
Head of Americas M&A Advisory and Global Head of Consumer Corporate Finance
New York
Vijay Sampath
Vijay Sampath
Managing Director
Consumer Investment Banking
New York

On October 31, 2022, a Southeast U.S. – based 100 – Unit Dunkin' franchisee ("the Company") closed its sale to Exeter Capital ("Exeter").

Kroll served as exclusive sell-side M&A advisor to the Dunkin’ franchisee in connection with the transaction.

About the Company

The Company is a leading and rapidly growing Southeast U.S. based 100-Unit Dunkin’ franchisee. The Company is a top tier Dunkin’ operator within the preeminent Inspire Brands system. Dunkin’ is a global category leader with a rich 70+ year history driven by strong value propositions across premium beverages, breakfast sandwiches and baked goods. Paris Ackerman served as legal counsel to the Company.

About Exeter Capital

Exeter Capital is a newly formed Boston-based private equity firm focused on investing in consumer-facing businesses. The founding investment team has 70 years of combined consumer and retail investing experience, with its principals having spun out of Advent International. The team is focused on partnering with founders and management teams for influential minority, majority and growth equity investments. Davis Malm LLP served as legal counsel to Exeter Capital.

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