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Global Partners Completes Sale of Natural Gas and Electricity Businesses to Sprague Resources LP

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 6, 2017-- Global Partners LP (NYSE: GLP) has completed the previously announced sale of its natural gas marketing and electricity brokerage businesses to affiliates of Sprague Resources LP for approximately $17.3 million in cash, subject to customary closing adjustments.

“Completion of this transaction is another milestone in our continuing program to monetize non-strategic assets and focus our resources on areas that are fundamental to our long-term growth, such as our retail and wholesale lines of business,” said Mark Romaine, the Partnership’s Chief Operating Officer.

About Global Partners LP

Global Partners is a midstream logistics and marketing master limited partnership that owns, controls or has access to one of the largest terminal networks of petroleum products and renewable fuels in the Northeast. Global also 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. With approximately 1,500 locations, primarily in the Northeast, Global is one of the largest independent owners, suppliers and operators of gasoline stations and convenience stores. The Partnership is also engaged in the transportation of crude oil and other products by rail from the mid-continental U.S. and Canada to the East and West Coasts for distribution to refiners and others. Global is No. 276 in the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest corporations. For additional information, visit www.globalp.com.

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Certain statements and information in this press release may constitute “forward-looking statements.” The words “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “plan,” “intend,” “foresee,” “should,” “would,” “could” or other similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements, which are generally not historical in nature. These forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations and beliefs concerning future developments and their potential effect on us. While management believes that these forward-looking statements are reasonable as and when made, there can be no assurance that future developments affecting us will be those that we anticipate. All comments concerning our expectations for future revenues and operating results are based on our forecasts for our existing operations and do not include the potential impact of any future acquisitions. Our forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties (some of which are beyond our control) and assumptions that could cause actual results to differ materially from our historical experience and our present expectations or projections.

For additional information regarding known material factors that could cause our actual results to differ from our projected results, please see our filings with the SEC, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K.

Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements after the date they are made, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Source: Global Partners LP

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


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