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Digital Realty Announces Redemption of 6.625% Series F Preferred Stock

SAN FRANCISCO, March 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR), a leading global provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, announced today that it intends to redeem all 7,300,000 outstanding shares of its 6.625% Series F Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (CUSIP:  253868806).  Series F Preferred Stock held through the Depository Trust Company will be redeemed in accordance with the applicable procedures of the Depository Trust Company. 

The redemption date will be April 5, 2017.  The Series F Preferred Stock will be redeemed for $25.00 per share, plus all accrued and unpaid dividends up to, but not including, the redemption date in an amount equal to $0.0184 per share, for a total payment of $25.0184 per share (the "Redemption Price"), which will be payable in cash, without interest on the redemption date.  After the redemption date, Series F Preferred Stock will no longer be deemed outstanding and all the rights of the holders of Series F Preferred Stock will terminate, except the right to receive the Redemption Price.  In addition, because all the issued and outstanding shares of Series F Preferred Stock are being redeemed, the Series F Preferred Stock will no longer trade on the New York Stock Exchange after the redemption date.  The Series F Preferred Stock currently trades on the NYSE under the symbol DLR.PRF. 

The notice of redemption and related materials are being mailed to holders of record of Series F Preferred Stock as of March 6, 2017.  As specified in the notice of redemption, payment of the applicable redemption price, plus any accrued and unpaid dividends payable on the redemption date, without interest, will be made only upon presentation and surrender of the certificates representing the Series F Preferred Stock to the redemption agent, American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC. 

Questions regarding the redemption of the Series F Preferred Stock may be directed to American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC at: 

American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC
Operations Center
6201 15th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY  11219
Attention: Reorganization Department
Tel.: (800) 937-5449

For Additional Information:
Andrew P. Power
Chief Financial Officer
Digital Realty Trust, Inc.
(415) 738-6500

Investor Relations
John J. Stewart / Maria S. Lukens
Digital Realty Trust, Inc.
(415) 738-6500
investorrelations@digitalrealty.com

About Digital Realty
Digital Realty supports the data center, colocation and interconnection strategies of more than 2,200 firms across its secure, network-rich portfolio of data centers located throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.  Digital Realty's clients include domestic and international companies of all sizes, ranging from financial services, cloud and information technology services, to manufacturing, energy, gaming, life sciences and consumer products. https://www.digitalrealty.com/

Safe Harbor Statement
This press release contains forward-looking statements that are based on current expectations, forecasts and assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially, including statements related to the timing and consummation of the redemption of the Series F Preferred Stock.  For a list and description of such risks and uncertainties, see the reports and other filings by Digital Realty Trust, Inc. and Digital Realty Trust, L.P. with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), including Digital Realty Trust, Inc. and Digital Realty Trust, L.P.'s combined Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016, and other documents subsequently filed by the company with the SEC.  The company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. 

 

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