Issues $322 Million of 10 Year Debt at 5.35% p.a.
Increases its Revolving Credit Facility to $100 Million
ATLANTA, May 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Americold Realty Trust ("Americold") today announced that it has successfully issued $322 million of 10 year debt at an average interest rate of 5.35% p.a. Americold also increased its revolving credit facility to $100 million.
Americold used a substantial amount of the funds received from this financing to refinance a CMBS Pool maturing in 2014 and will use the additional funds under the revolving credit facility for general business purposes.
"The completion of this financing is an important step in Americold's efforts to continuously improve customer service and expand our logistics network," said Allison Aden, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Americold. "Our company remains focused on delivering high quality service to our valued customers through a diverse offering of temperature controlled warehouses."
J.P. Morgan acted as the sole structuring agent and lender for the debt transaction and served as the Administrative Agent for the revolving credit facility.
About Americold Realty Trust
Americold is the global leader in temperature-controlled warehousing with the largest network in the United States and properties in Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina and Canada. Americold warehouses are an integral part of the supply chain linking food producers, distributors, and retailers who store products in temperature-controlled warehouses and use related services for frozen and perishable food products.
For more information about Americold visit www.americold.com.
CONTACT: Media contact: Michael E. Moten Director, Strategic Planning & Business Development Americold Realty Trust 10 Glenlake Parkway Atlanta, GA 30328 MediaRelations@americold.com