Based in Glendale, California, DineEquity, Inc, through its subsidiaries, franchises restaurants under the Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar brand and franchises and operates restaurants under the IHOP brand. With more than 3,700 restaurants combined in 19 countries and approximately 400 franchisees, DineEquity is one of the largest full-service restaurant companies in the world. For more information on DineEquity, visit http://www.dineequity.com.
DineEquity has re-energized both brands through enhanced marketing, extensive menu innovation, and operational strategies. The Company has successfully transformed its IHOP restaurant system into one that is 99% franchised. DineEquity refranchised its Applebee’s company-operated restaurants in July 2015, making the Applebee's system 100% franchised.