SEC Form 4
Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
OMB Number: 3235-0287
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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*

(Last) (First) (Middle)


(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Units 01/21/2020 M(1) 300(2) A (3) 300 D
Common Units 01/21/2020 M 300(2) D (3) 0 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Long-Term Incentive Units(3) (3) 01/21/2020 M 300(2) (3) (4) Common Units 300 $0 8,704 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The reporting person converted long-term incentive units into common limited partnership units ("Common Units") of the Issuer and subsequently redeemed the Common Units for shares of the common stock of Digital Realty Trust, Inc., a Maryland corporation and the general partner of the Issuer (the "General Partner"), all in accordance with the requirements of the Limited Partnership Agreement of the Issuer.
2. The transactions reported in this Form 4 were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 plan previously adopted by Mr. Kennedy.
3. Long-term incentive units are profits interest units in the Issuer, of which Digital Realty Trust, Inc. ("General Partner") is the general partner. Vested profits interest units may be converted into an equal number of common limited partnership ("Common Units") in the Issuer subject to the terms of the Issuer's limited partnership agreement. Common Units are redeemable for cash based on the fair market value of an equivalent numbers of shares of the General Partner's common stock, or, at the election of the General Partner, for an equal number of shares of the General Partner's common stock, subject to adjustment in the event of stock splits, stock dividends, issuance of stock rights, specified extraordinary distributions or similar events.
4. N/A
This statement of changes in beneficial ownership of securities ("Form 4") of the Issuer is being filed to report transactions that are being reported concurrently on a Form 4 for the General Partner.
/s/Salini Nandipati, attorney in fact 01/23/2020
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4 (b)(v).
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