Digital Realty Trust, Inc. and Digital Realty Trust, L.P. Announce Completion of Exchange Offers for Digital Realty Trust, L.P.'s 4.750% Notes due 2025 and 3.400% Notes due 2020

Mar 16, 2016, 21:37 ET from Digital Realty Trust, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, March 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (the "company") (NYSE: DLR) announced today that it and its operating partnership subsidiary, Digital Realty Trust, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), have completed their registered offers to exchange up to $450 million aggregate principal amount of the Operating Partnership's 4.750% Notes due 2025 (the "2025 Exchange Notes") and up to $500 million aggregate principal amount of the Operating Partnership's 3.400% Notes due 2020 ("2020 Exchange Notes", and together with the 2025 Exchange Notes, the "Exchange Notes") that have each been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, for any and all of the Operating Partnership's outstanding 4.750% Notes due 2025 (the "2025 Privates Notes") and 3.400% Notes due 2020 (the "2020 Private Notes"), respectively, each of which were issued in private placements (collectively, the "Private Notes").  The Private Notes and the Exchange Notes are the senior unsecured obligations of the Operating Partnership and are fully and unconditionally guaranteed by the Company.

All $450 million aggregate principal amount of the 2025 Private Notes and all $500 million aggregate principal amount of the 2020 Private Notes were tendered and accepted for exchange prior to the applicable expiration times, as extended.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or exchange any securities or a solicitation of an offer to buy or exchange any securities.  The exchange offers were made only by means of a written exchange offer prospectus dated February 5, 2016. 

Contact Information

Andrew P. Power

John J. Stewart

Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President, Investor Relations

Digital Realty Trust, Inc.

Digital Realty Trust, Inc.

+1 (415) 738-6500

+1 (415) 738-6500


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