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EQUINIX INC filed this Form 424B5 on 02/28/2019
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The Offering

The following is a brief summary of certain terms of this offering. For a more complete description of the terms of the common stock offered hereby, see the section titled “Description of Capital Stock” in the accompanying prospectus.



Equinix, Inc., a Delaware corporation.


Common stock offered by us



Common stock to be outstanding after this offering



Option to purchase additional shares of common stock from us



Use of proceeds

We estimate that the net proceeds to us from this offering will be approximately $1,055.1 million, or approximately $1,213.5 million if the underwriters exercise their option to purchase additional shares of common stock from us in full, after deducting the underwriting discounts and estimated offering expenses payable by us.


  We intend to use the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes, including funding for our currently planned IBX data center expansion projects. See “Use of Proceeds” on page S-10.


Risk Factors

Investing in our common stock involves risk. See “Risk Factors” in this prospectus supplement and “Risk Factors” in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and the other information included or incorporated by reference in this prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus for a discussion of factors you should carefully consider before deciding to invest in our common stock.


REIT status and transfer restrictions

In connection with maintaining our qualification for taxation as a REIT, our amended and restated certificate of incorporation (our “certificate of incorporation”) includes various restrictions on the ownership and transfer of our stock, including among others, a restriction that, subject to certain exceptions, prohibits any person from owning more than 9.8% (in value or in number, whichever is more restrictive) of our outstanding shares of common stock or 9.8% in value of our outstanding shares of capital stock.


Transfer agent and registrar

Computershare Trust Company, N.A.


Nasdaq symbol for our common stock