Global Partners Declares Increased Cash Distribution for the Second Quarter of 2014

WALTHAM, Mass.--()--Global Partners LP (NYSE: GLP) announced today that the Board of Directors of its general partner, Global GP LLC, has declared a quarterly cash distribution of $0.6375 per unit ($2.55 per unit on an annualized basis) on all of its outstanding common units for the period from April 1 through June 30, 2014. The distribution will be paid August 14, 2014 to unitholders of record as of the close of business August 5, 2014.

The distribution to be paid in August 2014 represents an increase of approximately 2% over the quarterly distribution of $0.6250 per unit paid in May 2014 and an increase of approximately 8.5% over the quarterly distribution of $0.5875 per unit paid in August 2013.

About Global Partners LP

A publicly traded master limited partnership, Global Partners LP is a midstream logistics and marketing company. Global owns, controls or has access to one of the largest terminal networks of refined petroleum products and renewable fuels in the Northeast, and is one of the largest distributors of gasoline, distillates, residual oil and renewable fuels to wholesalers, retailers and commercial customers in New England and New York. Global is a leader in the purchasing, selling and logistics of transporting domestic and Canadian crude oil and other products by rail across its “virtual pipeline” from the mid-continent region of the U.S. and Canada to the East and West Coasts for distribution to refiners and other customers. With a portfolio of approximately 900 locations primarily in the Northeast, Global also is one of the largest independent owners, suppliers and operators of gasoline stations and convenience stores. In addition, Global is a distributor of natural gas and propane. Global is No. 146 in the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest corporations. For additional information visit www.globalp.com.

Forward-looking Statements

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Although Global Partners LP believes these forward-looking statements are reasonable as and when made, there may be events in the future that Global Partners LP is not able to predict accurately or control, and there can be no assurance that future developments affecting Global Partners LP’s business will be those that it anticipates.

For additional information about risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the expectations Global Partners LP describes in its forward-looking statements, please refer to Global Partners LP’s Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent filings the Partnership makes with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are made. Global Partners LP expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to update forward-looking statements to reflect any change in its expectations or beliefs or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any forward-looking statement is based.

Contacts

Global Partners LP
Daphne H. Foster, 781-894-8800
Chief Financial Officer
or
Edward Faneuil, 781-894-8800
Executive Vice President,
General Counsel and Secretary

Release Summary

Global Partners LP announced today that the Board of Directors of its general partner, Global GP LLC, has declared a quarterly cash distribution of $0.6375 per unit.

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Contacts

Global Partners LP
Daphne H. Foster, 781-894-8800
Chief Financial Officer
or
Edward Faneuil, 781-894-8800
Executive Vice President,
General Counsel and Secretary