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Equinix Announces Tax Treatment of 2018 Distributions

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced the tax treatment for all 2018 distributions on its common stock.













Form 1099

Form 1099

Form 1099

Form 1099










Record Date

Payment Date

Total

Distribution

(per share)

Box 1a Ordinary

Taxable

Dividend

(per share)

Box 1b

Qualified

Taxable

Dividend 

(per share)

Box 3
Return

of Capital

(per share)

Box 5

Section 199A

Dividend

(per share)

Q1

2/26/2018

3/21/2018

$2.280000

$2.280000

$0.000000

$0.000000

$2.280000

Q2

5/23/2018

6/20/2018

$2.280000

$2.280000

$0.000000

$0.000000

$2.280000

Q3

8/22/2018

9/19/2018

$2.280000

$2.280000

$0.000000

$0.000000

$2.280000

Q4

11/14/2018

12/12/2018

$2.280000

$2.280000

$0.000000

$0.000000

$2.280000

Total



$9.120000

$9.120000

$0.000000

$0.000000

$9.120000









This information has been prepared using the best available information to date. Equinix's federal income tax return for the year ended December 31, 2018, has not yet been filed. Please note that federal tax laws affect taxpayers differently, and we cannot advise you on how distributions should be reported on your federal income tax return. Please also note that state and local taxation of REIT distributions vary and may not be the same as the federal rules. Stockholders are encouraged to consult with their tax advisors as to the specific tax treatment of these distributions.

Please consult your tax advisor regarding Box 5 and how you should report the amount in your tax filing.

About Equinix
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) connects the world's leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most-interconnected data centers. In 52 markets across five continents, Equinix is where companies come together to realize new opportunities and accelerate their business, IT and cloud strategies. www.equinix.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from expectations discussed in such forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause such differences include, but are not limited to, the challenges of acquiring, operating and constructing IBX data centers and developing, deploying and delivering Equinix services; unanticipated costs or difficulties relating to the integration of companies we have acquired or will acquire into Equinix; a failure to receive significant revenue from customers in recently built out or acquired data centers; failure to complete any financing arrangements contemplated from time to time; competition from existing and new competitors; the ability to generate sufficient cash flow or otherwise obtain funds to repay new or outstanding indebtedness; the loss or decline in business from our key customers; and other risks described from time to time in Equinix filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In particular, see recent Equinix quarterly and annual reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, copies of which are available upon request from Equinix. Equinix does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking information contained in this press release.

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SOURCE Equinix, Inc.

Equinix Media Relations, Michelle Lindeman, +1 (650) 598-6361, mlindeman@equinix.com, OR Equinix Investor Relations, Katrina Rymill, +1 (650) 598-6583, krymill@equinix.com, OR Chip Newcom, +1 (650) 598-6262, cnewcom@equinix.com