Americold Realty Trust Closes Acquisition of Cloverleaf Cold Storage

Americold Realty Trust (NYSE: COLD) (the Company or Americold), the worlds largest publicly traded REIT focused on the ownership, operation and development of temperature-controlled warehouses, announced today that the Company has closed its acquisition of privately-held Chiller Holdco, LLC (Cloverleaf Cold Storage or Cloverleaf).

Under the agreement, Americold acquired a portfolio consisting of 22 facilities, of which 21 are owned and one is managed, totaling 132 million refrigerated cubic feet. Americolds portfolio now totals over one billion refrigerated cubic feet.

BofA Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC acted as exclusive financial advisors to Americold. King & Spalding LLP acted as legal advisor to Americold.

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About Americold Realty Trust

Americold is the worlds largest publicly traded REIT focused on the ownership, operation and development of temperature-controlled warehouses. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates 155 temperature-controlled warehouses, with approximately 918.7 million refrigerated cubic feet of storage, in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and Argentina. Americolds facilities are an integral component of the supply chain connecting food producers, processors, distributors and retailers to consumers.

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