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Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): June 18, 2020
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The Annual Meeting of Equinix, Inc. (“Equinix”) was held on June 18, 2020 (the “Annual Meeting”) for the purpose of considering and voting on:
Election of ten 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 2020 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, 2020; and
A stockholder proposal related to political contributions disclosure and oversight.
At the close of business on April 20, 2020, the record date for the determination of stockholders entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting, there were 85,927,044 shares of Equinix’s Common Stock issued and outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. The holders of 78,057,552 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 2020 Equity Incentive Plan was approved, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP was ratified as Equinix’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020, and the stockholder proposal related to political contributions disclosure and oversight was not approved.
The vote with respect to the election of the directors was as follows:
Irving Lyons, III
Peter Van Camp
With respect to the proposal to approve by a non-binding advisory vote the compensation of Equinix’s named executive officers, there were 69,302,012 votes “For,” 5,109,576 votes “Against,” 578,348 abstentions and 3,067,615 Broker Non-Votes.
With respect to the proposal to approve Equinix’s 2020 Equity Incentive Plan, there were 52,118,350 votes “For,” 22,312,334 votes “Against,” 559,253 abstentions and 3,067,615 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, 2020, there were 75,125,572 votes “For,” 2,380,536 votes “Against” and 551,444 abstentions.
With respect to the stockholder proposal related to political contributions disclosure and oversight, there were 23,190,773 votes “For,” 48,587,745 votes “Against,” 3,211,418 abstentions and 3,067,615 Broker Non-Votes.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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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 22, 2020
By:/s/ Keith D. Taylor
Keith D. Taylor
Chief Financial Officer