M&A Deal Summary

Americold Realty Trust Acquires AGRO Merchants Group

On December 30, 2020, Americold Realty Trust acquired real estate company AGRO Merchants Group from Oaktree Capital Management

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Americold Realty Trust’s 6th transaction in the Real Estate sector.
  • This is Americold Realty Trust’s 1st transaction in the Netherlands.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2020-12-30
Target AGRO Merchants Group
Sector Real Estate
Buyer(s) Americold Realty Trust
Sellers(s) Oaktree Capital Management
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

AGRO Merchants Group

Schiphol, Netherlands
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AGRO Merchants Group LLC is a provider of an innovative cold chain solution. AGRO Merchants owns and operates over 7.7 million cubic meters of temperature-controlled warehouse and distribution space in the U.S, UK, Austria, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Poland, Australia, Brazil, Chile, and the Netherlands. AGRO Merchants was founded in 2013 and is based in Schiphol, Netherlands.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Americold Realty Trust

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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Category Company
Sector Real Estate
Employees16,275
Revenue 2.7B USD (2021)
DESCRIPTION

Americold Realty Trust is the world’s 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. Americold’s facilities are an integral component of the supply chain connecting food producers, processors, distributors and retailers to consumers. Americold Realty Trust is based in Atlanta, Georgia.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 7 of 7
Sector (Real Estate) 6 of 6
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 4 of 4
Country (Netherlands) 1 of 1
Year (2020) 3 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2020-11-05 Hall’s Warehouse

South Plainfield, New Jersey, United States

Hall’s Warehouse Corp. is a family owned and operated third party logistic and ware house provider. The Hall’s Warehouse Corporation portfolio consists of eight facilities in Northern New Jersey, totaling 58 million cubic feet and 200,000 pallet positions. Hall’s Warehouse was founded in 1965 and is based in South Plainfield, New Jersey.

Buy $480M

Seller(S) 1

DESCRIPTION

Oaktree Capital Management LLP is a global alternative investment firm with a variety of investment strategies spanning corporate debt, convertible securities, distressed debt, control investing, real estate, and public investing. The Firm's control investing group is spread across several disciplines, including Global Principal, European Principal, Power, and Infrastructure. Oaktree was formed in 1995 and is based in Los Angeles.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 66 of 74
Sector (Real Estate) 3 of 3
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 28 of 30
Country (Netherlands) 1 of 1
Year (2020) 4 of 4
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2020-10-07 Array Technologies

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Array Technologies is a manufacturer of smart, cost-effective, reliable, and robust solar tracking systems for utilities, corporations, small businesses, and homeowners. A pioneer in ground-mounted solar systems design and manufacturing, Array is recognized for its performance-driven products and engineering expertise. The company provides solar tracking solutions for any project, whatever its scale, location, or requirements. Array Technologies was incorporated in 1989 and is based in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Sell -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2021-02-08 RedCat Pub

United Kingdom

RedCat Pub is an investment vehicle which provides funding to the UK pub sector.

Buy -