Washington, D.C. 20549



FORM 8-K  





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 26, 2018





(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)





(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)


000-31293   77-0487526
(Commission File Number)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)


One Lagoon Drive, Redwood City, California 94065

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)


(650) 598-6000  

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)


Not Applicable  

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



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Item 8.01 Other Events.


Exhibits are filed herewith in connection with Equinix, Inc.’s (the “Company’s”) “at the market” offering under which the Company may sell, from time to time, the Company’s common stock, par value $0.001 per share, having an aggregate offering price of up to $750,000,000, pursuant to the Company’s automatic shelf registration statement on Form S-3 filed on November 7, 2017 as supplemented by the prospectus supplement filed by the Company on November 7, 2017.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits.






  5.1   Opinion of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP.
23.1   Consent of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP (included in Exhibit 5.1).






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.



/s/ Keith D. Taylor 

  Name:   Keith D. Taylor
  Title:   Chief Financial Officer


Date: February 26, 2018