NINTH SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE, dated as of June 22, 2020 (this Supplemental Indenture), to the Indenture dated as of December 12, 2017 (as amended, modified or supplemented from time to time in accordance therewith, other than with respect to a particular series of debt securities, the Base Indenture and, as amended, modified and supplemented by this Supplemental Indenture, the Indenture), by and between Equinix, Inc. (the Company, as more fully set forth in Section 1.01), and U.S. Bank National Association, as trustee (the Trustee).
Each party agrees as follows for the benefit of the other party and for the equal and ratable benefit of the Holders of the Notes (as defined herein):
WHEREAS, the Company has duly authorized the execution and delivery of the Base Indenture to provide for the issuance from time to time of senior debt securities to be issued in one or more series as provided in the Base Indenture;
WHEREAS, the Company has duly authorized the execution and delivery, and desires and has requested the Trustee to join it in the execution and delivery, of this Supplemental Indenture in order to establish and provide for the issuance by the Company of a series of Notes designated as its 2.150% Senior Notes due 2030 (the Initial Notes) in an aggregate principal amount of $1,100,000,000, on the terms set forth herein;
WHEREAS, Article 9 of the Base Indenture provides that a supplemental indenture may be entered into by the parties for such purpose provided certain conditions are met;
WHEREAS, the conditions set forth in the Base Indenture for the execution and delivery of this Supplemental Indenture have been met; and
WHEREAS, all things necessary to make this Supplemental Indenture a valid agreement of the parties, in accordance with its terms, and a valid amendment of, and supplement to, the Base Indenture with respect to the Notes have been done;
DEFINITIONS AND OTHER PROVISIONS OF GENERAL APPLICATION
Section 1.01. Definitions. Capitalized terms used herein and not otherwise defined herein have the meanings assigned to them in the Base Indenture. The words herein, hereof and hereby and other words of similar import used in this Supplemental Indenture refer to this Supplemental Indenture as a whole and not to any particular section hereof.
In addition to the definitions set forth in Article 1 of the Base Indenture, this Supplemental Indenture shall include the following definitions, which, in the event of a conflict with the definition of terms in the Base Indenture, shall control:
Additional Notes has the meaning set forth in Section 2.01(b).
Acquired Indebtedness means Indebtedness of a Person or any of its Subsidiaries existing at the time such Person becomes a Restricted Subsidiary of the Company or at the time it merges or consolidates with or into the Company or any of its Subsidiaries or that is assumed in connection with the acquisition of assets from such Person, in each case whether or not incurred by such Person in connection with, or in anticipation or contemplation of, such Person becoming a Restricted Subsidiary of the Company or such acquisition, merger or consolidation.