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EQUINIX INC filed this Form 8-K on 06/04/2019
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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549 
 

FORM 8-K 
 

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): May 30, 2019 
 

EQUINIX, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter) 
 

  
 
 
 
 
Delaware
 
000-31293
 
77-0487526
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
 
 

One Lagoon Drive
Redwood City, CA 94065
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, and Zip Code)

(650) 598-6000
Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code

                
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report) 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
 
 
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:



Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock,
par value $0.001 per share
EQIX
The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).
Emerging growth company ☐
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐







 
 

Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

The Annual Meeting of Equinix, Inc. (“Equinix”) was held on May 30, 2019 (the “Annual Meeting”) for the purpose of considering and voting on:

Election of nine directors to the Board of Directors to serve until the next Annual Meeting or until their successors have been duly elected and qualified;

Approval by a non-binding advisory vote on the compensation of Equinix’s named executive officers;

Approval of Equinix’s French Sub-Plan under Equinix’s 2000 Equity Incentive Plan;

Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Equinix’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019; and

A stockholder proposal related to political contributions.

At the close of business on April 15, 2019, the record date for the determination of stockholders entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting, there were 84,070,029 shares of Equinix’s Common Stock issued and outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. The holders of 77,028,998 shares of Equinix’s Common Stock were represented in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting, constituting a quorum.

At the Annual Meeting, all of the nominated directors were elected, the non-binding advisory vote on the compensation of Equinix’s named executive officers was approved, Equinix’s French Sub-Plan under Equinix’s 2000 Equity Incentive Plan was approved, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP was ratified as Equinix’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019, and the stockholder proposal related to political contributions was not approved.
The vote with respect to the election of the directors was as follows:
 
For
Withheld
Broker Non-Votes
 
 
 
 
Thomas Bartlett
72,840,433
894,461
3,294,104
Nanci Caldwell
56,108,179
17,626,715
3,294,104
Gary Hromadko
70,354,157
3,380,737
3,294,104
Scott Kriens
67,780,751
5,954,143
3,294,104
William Luby
72,340,984
1,393,910
3,294,104
Irving Lyons, III
71,323,580
2,411,314
3,294,104
Charles Meyers
72,791,080
943,814
3,294,104
Christopher Paisley
70,221,910
3,512,984
3,294,104
Peter Van Camp
65,243,124
8,491,770
3,294,104
 
 
 
 



With respect to the proposal to approve by a non-binding advisory vote the compensation of Equinix’s named executive officers, there were 69,428,070 votes “For,” 3,733,190 votes “Against,” 573,633 abstentions and 3,294,104 Broker Non-Votes.
With respect to the proposal to approve Equinix’s French Sub-Plan under Equinix’s 2000 Equity Incentive Plan, there were 68,294,010 votes “For,” 4,904,055 votes “Against,” 536,829 abstentions and 3,294,104 Broker Non-Votes.
With respect to the proposal to ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Equinix’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019, there were 75,527,954 votes “For,” 975,273 votes “Against” and 525,771 abstentions.
With respect to the stockholder proposal related to political contributions, there were 24,938,723 votes “For,” 47,989,902 votes “Against,” 806,269 abstentions and 3,294,104 Broker Non-Votes.




SIGNATURES


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.





DATE: June 4, 2019
EQUINIX, INC.


By:   /s/ Keith Taylor                               
   Keith Taylor
   Chief Financial Officer