Equinix Announces Proposed Public Offering of €750 Million of Senior Notes

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, €750 million in aggregate principal amount of its senior notes due 2025 (the "notes") in a transaction registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Notes Offering"). The Notes Offering will be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus under Equinix's effective shelf registration statement.

The notes will be Equinix's general senior obligations, and will rank equal in right of payment to all of its existing and future senior indebtedness. The interest rate, offering price and other terms of the notes will be determined by Equinix and the underwriters of the Notes Offering.

Equinix intends to use approximately €430.6 million (or approximately $512.2 million) of the net proceeds of the Notes Offering to redeem all of its outstanding 4.875% senior notes due 2020 (the "2020 Notes") pursuant to the optional redemption provisions of the 2020 Notes, and the balance for general corporate purposes, which may include repayment of indebtedness, capital expenditures, working capital and acquisitions of complementary businesses or assets.

Barclays, BofA Merrill Lynch, J.P. Morgan and ING are acting as joint book-running managers, and RBC Capital Markets, Citigroup, TD Securities, HSBC, MUFG, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, US Bancorp and Wells Fargo Securities are acting as co-managers for the Notes Offering.

Equinix has filed a registration statement (including a preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") for the Notes Offering to which this communication relates. The Notes Offering may be made only by means of the prospectus supplement relating to such offering and the accompanying prospectus. Before you invest, you should read the registration statement (including the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus) for more complete information about Equinix and the Notes Offering. You may get the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC website at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the Notes Offering may be obtained from Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by calling 888-603-5847, or by e-mail: Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com, or Merrill Lynch International, 2 King Edward Street, London EC1A 1HQ, Attention: High Yield Syndicate Desk, or by calling +44 (0)20 7995  1999, or J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, Attention Prospectus Department, or by calling 1-866-803-9204, or  ING Bank N.V., London Branch, 8-10 Moorgate, London EC2R 6DA, Attention: Thomas Canham, or by calling Tel: +44 207 767 5107, or by e-mail: thomas.canham@ing.com.

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 these securities in any 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 Equinix

Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) connects the world's leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most interconnected data centers. In 44 markets across five continents, Equinix is where companies come together to realize new opportunities and accelerate their business, IT and cloud strategies.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are based on Equinix management's current expectations. Such statements include plans, projections and estimates regarding the Notes Offering and the receipt and use of the net proceeds from the Notes Offering. Such forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions, including investor demand, market conditions, customary closing conditions and other factors. In particular, there can be no assurance that Equinix will complete the Notes Offering or the redemption of the 2020 Notes. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those expected. More information about potential risk factors that could affect Equinix and its results is included in Equinix's filings with the SEC. Equinix does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking information contained in this press release.



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