Coinstar, Inc. Announces Offering of $300 Million Senior Unsecured Notes

   Coinstar, Inc. Announces Offering of $300 Million Senior Unsecured Notes

PR Newswire

BELLEVUE, Wash., March 4, 2013

BELLEVUE, Wash., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Coinstar, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSTR)
today announced that it intends to privately offer $300million in aggregate
principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2019 (the "Notes"). Coinstar
intends to use the proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes.

The Notes will be offered to qualified institutional buyers in accordance with
Rule144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"),
and to non-U.S. persons outside the United States pursuant to Regulation S
under the Securities Act.

The Notes have not been registered under the Securities Act or any state or
other jurisdiction's securities laws. Accordingly, the Notes may not be
offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable
exemption from registration requirements under the Securities Act and any
applicable state or other jurisdiction's securities laws.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation
of an offer to buy any securities nor shall there be any sale of any
securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or
sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the
securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

About Coinstar, Inc.

Coinstar, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSTR) is a leading provider of automated retail
solutions offering convenient services that make life easier for consumers and
drive incremental traffic and revenue for retailers. The company's core
automated retail businesses include the well-known Redbox® self-service movie
and video game rental and Coinstar® self-service coin-counting brands. The
company has approximately 43,700 DVD kiosks and 20,300 coin-counting kiosks in
supermarkets, drug stores, mass merchants, financial institutions, convenience
stores, and restaurants. Redbox also offers DVD rentals through additional
kiosks acquired from NCR Corporation in June 2012.

Safe Harbor for Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this press release are "forward-looking statements"
within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
The words "believe," "will," "expect," "intend," "anticipate" and variations
of such words, and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements,
but their absence does not mean that a statement is not forward-looking. The
forward-looking statements in this release include statements regarding the
offering of the Notes. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future
actions, results, performance or events, which may vary materially from those
expressed or implied in such statements. Differences may result from actions
taken by Coinstar or its management, as well as from risks and uncertainties
beyond Coinstar's control. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not
limited to, changes in the financial markets, changes in Coinstar's strategic
and financial objectives, and the ability to attract new retailers, penetrate
new markets and distribution channels and react to changing consumer demands.
The foregoing list of risks and uncertainties is illustrative but by no means
exhaustive. For more information on factors that may affect Coinstar, please
review "Risk Factors" and other disclosures described in Coinstar's most
recent Annual Report on Form10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission, as well as other public filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission. These forward-looking statements reflect Coinstar's expectations
as of the date of this release. Coinstar undertakes no obligation to update
the information provided herein.

SOURCE Coinstar, Inc.

Website: http://www.coinstarinc.com
Contact: Media, Marci Maule, Director of Public Relations, +1-425-943-8277,
marci.maule@coinstar.com, or Financial Analysts and Investors, Rosemary
Moothart, Director of Investor Relations, +1-425-943-8140,
rosemary.moothart@coinstar.com, both of Coinstar, Inc.