Americold Realty Trust, the world's largest cold-storage REIT backed by Yucaipa Companies, added insider selling ahead of tonight's IPO.
The Atlanta, GA-based company now plans to raise $605 million by offering 40.3 million shares (40% insider) at a price range of $14 to $16, which increases the deal size by 68% from the $360 million (24 million primary shares; $14-16 range) originally planned. Most of the insider shares are coming from The Yucaipa Companies (selling 16% of its stake) and Goldman Sachs (selling 14% of its stake).
Americold Realty Trust was founded in 1910 and booked $1.5 billion in revenue for the 12 months ended September 30, 2017. It plans to list on the NYSE under the symbol COLD. BofA Merrill Lynch, J.P. Morgan and RBC Capital Markets are the joint bookrunners on the deal.
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