Americold Realty Trust (the Company or Americold) (NYSE:COLD) announced today the closing of its underwritten registered public offering by certain selling shareholders (the Selling Shareholders) of 46,483,811 common shares at the public offering price of $27.75 per share (including 6,063,105 common shares sold pursuant to the exercise in full of the underwriters option to purchase additional common shares). The Company will not sell any common shares and will not receive any proceeds from this offering.
BofA Merrill Lynch acted as the lead book-running manager for the offering and Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC also participated as a book-running manager.
The offering was made only by means of a prospectus supplement and prospectus forming part of an effective shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC).
A copy of the final prospectus supplement may be obtained free of charge from the SECs web site at www.sec.gov.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor will there be any sale of these securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
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About Americold Realty Trust
Americold is the worlds largest owner and operator 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.