Americold Realty Trust, Atlanta, yesterday filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its common shares. Americold is the parent toAmericold Logistics, the nation's largest cold storage and logistics services provider.

Officials said the number of shares offered and the price range for the offering had not yet been determined.

Jointly managing the offer will be Goldman, Sachs & Co. and J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. (with RBC Capital Markets, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities LLC acting as co-managers).