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DLR Digital Realty Trust

Filed: 11 May 21, 5:18pm
 
 
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
 
FORM
8-K
 
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 11, 2021
 
 
DIGITAL REALTY TRUST, INC.
DIGITAL REALTY TRUST, L.P.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
 
 
Maryland
 
001-32336
 
26-0081711
Maryland
 
000-54023
 
20-2402955
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
5707 Southwest Parkway, Building 1, Suite 275
Austin, Texas
 
78735
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)
(737)
281-0101
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
N/A
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
 
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form
8-K
filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
 
 
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
 
 
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule
14a-12
under the Exchange Act (17 CFR
240.14a-12)
 
 
Pre-commencement
communications pursuant to Rule
14d-2(b)
under the Exchange Act (17 CFR
240.14d-2(b))
 
 
Pre-commencement
communications pursuant to Rule
13e-4(c)
under the Exchange Act (17 CFR
240.13e-4(c))
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
 
Title of each class
 
Trading
symbol(s)
 
Name of each exchange
on which registered
Common Stock
 
DLR
 
New York Stock Exchange
Series C Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock
 
DLR Pr C
 
New York Stock Exchange
Series J Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock
 
DLR Pr J
 
New York Stock Exchange
Series K Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock
 
DLR Pr K
 
New York Stock Exchange
Series L Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock
 
DLR Pr L
 
New York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule
12b-2
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§
240.12b-2
of this chapter).
 
Digital Realty Trust, Inc.:  Emerging growth company  ☐
  
Digital Realty Trust, L.P.:  Emerging growth company  ☐
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.
Digital Realty Trust, Inc.:  ☐
Digital Realty Trust, L.P.:  ☐
 
 
 

Introductory Note
Unless otherwise indicated or unless the context requires otherwise, all references in this report to “we,” “us,” “our,” “our company,” “the company” or “Digital Realty” refer to Digital Realty Trust, Inc., together with its consolidated subsidiaries, including Digital Realty Trust, L.P., our “operating partnership.”
Item 8.01. Other Events
In connection with the acquisition of Pureport, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Pureport”), we are registering the resale of certain shares of common stock that were issued as consideration in the transaction (the “Stock Consideration”), pursuant to a prospectus supplement being filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the date hereof. A copy of the legal opinion of Venable LLP as to the legality of the issuance of the Stock Consideration pursuant to the purchase agreement is filed hereto as Exhibit 5.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
 
Item 9.01.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits.
 
Exhibit
No.
  
Description
  
  5.1  Opinion of Venable LLP
  
23.1  Consent of Venable LLP (included in its opinion filed as Exhibit 5.1).
  
104  Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)

SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrants have duly caused this report to be signed on their behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: May 11, 2021
 
  
Digital Realty Trust, Inc.
  
By: 
/s/ JOSHUA A. MILLS
  
Joshua A. Mills
  
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
  
  
Digital Realty Trust, L.P.
  
By: Digital Realty Trust, Inc.
  Its general partner
  
By: 
/s/ JOSHUA A. MILLS
  
Joshua A. Mills
  
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary