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AMERICAN TOWER CORP /MA/ FILES (8-K) Disclosing Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits

May 12, 2014

Item 8.01 Other Items.

On May 12, 2014, American Tower Corporation (the "Company") issued a press release (the "Press Release") announcing it had completed its registered public offering of 6,000,000 shares of its 5.25% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock, Series A (including 750,000 shares subject to the underwriters' option to purchase, which was exercised in full on May 7, 2014). The offering resulted in net proceeds to the Company of approximately $582.9 million, after deducting underwriting discounts and estimated offering expenses. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to fund recent acquisitions, including Richland Properties LLC and other related entities, initially funded by indebtedness incurred under its multi-currency $2.0 billion senior unsecured revolving credit facility. The remainder of the proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes. A copy of the Press Release is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1, and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits Exhibit No. Description 5.1 Opinion of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. 8.1 Opinion of Sullivan & Worcester LLP as to certain tax matters relating to the Company's 5.25% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock, Series A. 12.1 Statement Regarding Computation of Ratio of Earnings to Combined Fixed Charges and Preferred Stock Dividends. 23.1 Consent of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP (included in Exhibit 5.1 hereto). 23.2 Consent of Sullivan & Worcester LLP (included in Exhibit 8.1 hereto). 99.1 Press Release, dated May 12, 2014.


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