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Last $265.41 USD
Change Today -6.14 / -2.26%
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equinix inc (EQIX) Details

Equinix, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust. It provides data center services to protect and connect the information assets for the enterprises, financial services companies, and content and network providers primarily in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. The company provides colocation services and related offerings, including operations space, storage space, cabinets, and power for customers’ colocation needs; interconnection services comprising physical cross connect/direct interconnections, Equinix Internet Exchange, Equinix Cloud Exchange, Equinix Metro Connect, and Internet connectivity services; and managed IT infrastructure services, including installation of customer equipment and cabling, as well as equipment rebooting and power cycling, card swapping, and emergency equipment replacement services. Equinix, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

3,866 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/2/15
Founded in 1998

equinix inc (EQIX) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $804.2K
Executive Chairman and Chairman of Governance...
Total Annual Compensation: $271.7K
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $487.1K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $483.1K
President of EMEA
Total Annual Compensation: $362.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

equinix inc (EQIX) Key Developments

Equinix, Inc. Announces Support for New FASTER Sub-Sea Cable System

Equinix, Inc. has announced support for the new FASTER sub-sea cable system. The cable will be backhauled in to four of Equinix's International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers on the West Coast of the US including Silicon Valley, Los Angeles and Seattle, to Chikura and Shima in Japan. FASTER will feature the latest high-quality 6-fiber-pair cable and optical transmission technologies, with an initial design capacity of 60Tb/s (100Gb/s x 100 wavelengths x 6 fiber-pairs). This new cable system will be landed at Chikura and Shima in Japan and will feature seamless connectivity to many neighboring cable systems to extend the capacity beyond Japan to other Asian locations. The FASTER cable system has the large design capacity ever built on the Trans-Pacific route, which is one of the longest routes in the world. By connecting to Equinix data centers, FASTER and its users can leverage Equinix's mature business ecosystems and interconnection platform Platform Equinix which connects more than 6,300 global businesses in 33 markets around the globe. By providing this increased capacity, Equinix expands its role in advancing the digital economy's interconnected era, in which businesses are demanding increasing levels of interconnection to accelerate business performance. The FASTER consortium is comprised of six parties, including China Mobile International, China Telecom Global, Global Transit, Google, KDDI and Singtel. The system is expected to begin operating during the second quarter of 2016.

Equinix, Inc. and Qaon G.K. Enters into Term Loan Agreement with the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd

On September 30, 2015, QAON G.K. and certain other direct and indirect subsidiaries of Equinix, Inc. as borrowers, entered into a Term Loan Agreement with The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd. Pursuant to the Bridge Loan Agreement, BTMU has committed to provide a senior bridge term loan facility (the Bridge Loan) in the amount of up to JPY 47,500,000,000 (or approximately USD 395,833,000 at prevailing exchange rates in effect on September 30, 2015), to be advanced by BTMU in three tranches. Proceeds of the Bridge Loan shall, subject to customary conditions precedent, be available to be used to fund the cash consideration to be paid by QAON G.K. for the shares and the stock acquisition rights of Bit-isle Inc. (Bit-isle) that are tendered pursuant to the tender offer by QAON G.K. to acquire 100% of the shares of Bit-isle announced by Equinix in its September 8, 2015 press release (the Tender Offer), to repay existing debt of Bit-isle and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, to fund the cash consideration to be delivered to the shareholders and holders of stock acquisition rights of Bit-isle in connection with certain procedures under Japanese law to acquire the remaining shares and stock acquisition rights of Bit-isle that are not tendered pursuant to the Tender Offer and to pay transaction costs incurred in connection with the closing of the Bridge Loan and the acquisition of Bit-isle. In addition, Equinix and certain of its direct and indirect subsidiaries are each required to guaranty the obligations of the borrowers under the Bridge Loan Agreement. The Bridge Loan Agreement contains covenants and events of default that are customary for loan facilities of this type. The Bridge Loan matures one year after the borrowing of the first tranche of the Bridge Loan, at which time all amounts outstanding under the Bridge Loan must be repaid in full. Borrowings under the Bridge Loan will bear interest at the Tokyo Interbank Offered Rate for Japanese Yen, plus a margin of 0.4% per annum for the first ten months following the borrowing of the first tranche of the Bridge Loan, which margin increases to 1.75% per annum thereafter. Equinix anticipates refinancing the Bridge Loan with long-term debt prior to the end of the ten-month period following the initial borrowing of the Bridge Loan.

Equinix Declares Special Distribution, Payable on Nov. 10, 2015

Equinix said that its board of directors has declared a special distribution of $627 million, or about $10.95 per share based on the number of shares currently outstanding to its common stockholders. The special dividend is in connection with Equinix's conversion to a real estate investment trust (REIT) effective Jan. 1, 2015. This is payable on Nov. 10, 2015 to Equinix's common stockholders of record as of the close of business on Oct. 8, 2015.


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