Equinix Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Information Technology Company

Equinix has acquired 13 companies, including 7 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Equinix’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired Verizon Communications - 24 Data Center Sites for $3.6B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold Equinix - European Assets to Digital Realty Trust for $874M. Equinix has acquired in 2 different US states, and 10 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (93%) and communications (8%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity14
    • M&A Buy Activity13
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 7

Equinix, Inc.

One Lagoon Drive, 4th Floor,
Redwood City, California 94065
United States,
(650) 598-6000
www.equinix.com

Equinix, Inc. is a provider of carrier-neutral data centers, internet exchanges and interconnection services.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 7 2 - 1 3 - 13
vol $8.2B $242M $34M $911M $9.4B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $874M $874M
  14

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
GPX India Pvt. Ltd. 2020-08-10 161M USD Divestiture
Mumbai, India
BCE, Inc. - 13 Data Center Sites 2020-06-01 750M USD Divestiture
, Quebec
Packet Host, Inc. 2020-01-14 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.packet.com
Equinix AM11 International Business Exchange 2019-04-23 34M EUR Divestiture
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Itconic 2017-09-11 242M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Madrid, Spain · www.itconic.com
ICT-Center AG 2017-02-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Vaduz, Liechtenstein · www.ict-center.com
Verizon Communications, Inc. - 24 Data Center Sites 2016-12-06 3.6B USD Divestiture
New York, New York
Equinix, Inc. - European Assets 2016-05-16 874M USD Divestiture
, United Kingdom
Bit-isle, Inc. 2015-09-08 280M USD Add-on Acquisition
Shinagawa, Japan · www.bit-isle.co.jp
TelecityGroup PLC 2015-05-29 3.6B USD Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.telecitygroup.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Technology 12 (92%) 5.8B (61%) 1 (100%) 874M (100%)
Communications 1 (8%) 3.6B (39%) - -
Total 13 $9.4B 1 $874M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 4.3B - -
  New York 3 3.6B - -
  Florida 1 683M - -
United Kingdom 1 3.6B 1 874M
Brazil 1 - - -
Canada 1 750M - -
  Quebec 1 750M - -
Germany 1 - - -
India 1 161M - -
Japan 1 280M - -
Liechtenstein 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 34M - -
Spain 1 242M - -
Domestic 4 (31%) 4.3B (46%) - -
Cross-border 9 (69%) 5.1B (54%) 1 (100%) 874M (100%)
Total 13 $9.4B 1 $874M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
4
Evercore Group LLC
1
Deloitte
1
Legal Deals
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
2
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $7.2B
$100M to $1B 5 $2.1B
< $100M 1 $34M
TOTAL $9.4B
Largest Verizon Communications, Inc. - 24 Data Center Sites
$3.6B (2016-12-06)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $874M
TOTAL $874M
Largest Equinix, Inc. - European Assets
$874M (2016-05-16)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
33%
2 33%
Strategic(s)
67%
4 67%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%

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