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DEALTALK-Buyout funds eye alliances for SABMiller's Pilsner, east Europe brands

LONDON/PRAGUE, July 25 U.S. and European buyout funds are gearing up for SABMiller's sale of its central and eastern European beer brands, with some seeking to join forces to snap up assets worth up to 7 billion euros ($7.7 billion), sources familiar with the matter said.

UPDATE 1-Apollo Global affiliates to take Outerwall private in $1.6 bln deal

July 25 Outerwall Inc, the owner of Redbox video rental kiosks, said it had agreed to be taken private by affiliates of private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC in a deal valued at about $1.6 billion.

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Apollo Global affiliates to acquire Outerwall in $1.6 bln deal

July 25 Outerwall Inc, the owner of Redbox video rental kiosks, said it had agreed to be bought by the affiliates of private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC, in a deal valued at about $1.6 billion.

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UPDATE 2-LVMH sells loss-making Donna Karan to G-III in $650 million deal

PARIS, July 25 French luxury group LVMH is selling Donna Karan International, the parent of New York label DKNY, to U.S. clothing firm G-III Apparel Group in a deal valuing the loss-making fashion brand at $650 million.

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SoftBank's robot Pepper to be rolled out in Taiwan later this year

TAIPEI, July 25 SoftBank Corp's human-like robot Pepper will be rolled out in Taiwan later this year with about 100 rented units making their appearance in some banks and Carrefour SA shops, executives handling Pepper's sales in the island said on Monday.

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