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Private Equity Firm Buys $1.6 Billion In Redbox DVDs And Coinstar Change

Outerwall, the company behind the seemingly ubiquitous Redbox and Coinstar kiosks, hasn’t been doing so well lately. When both DVDs and cash are losing popularity, what should a company with a business model that depends on people using both do? 217 more words

Redbox Parent Outerwall to Go Private in $1.6 Billion Deal

Outerwall, whose largest business unit is DVD-rental kiosk operator Redbox, has agreed to sell the company to private-equity group Apollo Global Management in an all-cash deal worth $1.6 billion. 359 more words

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Redbox Owner To Be Bought By Private Equity Group For $1.6B

Apollo Global Management could become the nation’s leading operator of DVD rental kiosks as the result of a $1.6 billion (including debt) agreement announced this morning to buy Outerwall, which owns the struggling Redbox business. 301 more words

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Redbox Testing New Digital Movie Rental Service With Customers

(Source: www.macrumors.com)

Known for its DVD rental kiosks, Redbox has dubbed its latest online service “Redbox Digital”, which comes two years after the company shut down… 412 more words

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Redbox Is Poised To Jump Back Into The Streaming Business Once Again

Redbox is jumping into the streaming business…again. It might seem like old news that is being reheated, but Variety is reporting that the DVD kiosk company is trying to get into the streaming world once again with Redbox Digital. 255 more words

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