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- Sunoco (SUN +1.1%) reaches a deal in which Energy Transfer Partners (ETP +0.1%) will drop down a second portion of ETP’s retail business to SUN in an $816M deal, which includes a 31.58% equity interest in the retail business that distributes ~5.3B gallons/year of motor fuel to much of the U.S.
- SUN will pay $775M in cash and issue $40.8M of its common units to ETP; to fund the cash portion of the transaction, SUN is offering $800M of senior notes.
- SUN says the deal gives it new exposure to customers in 26 states in the east, southeast and midwest U.S. and will complement its current base of wholesale customers in the southwest and Hawaii.
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- Susser Petroleum Partners (NYSE:SUSP) announces a series of strategic moves: It agrees to acquire Mid-Atlantic Convenience Stores from Energy Transfer Partners (NYSE:ETP) for $768M, agrees to acquire Hawaii-based Aloha Petroleum, closes a new $1.25B revolving credit facility, and plans to change its name to Sunoco LP.
- In the first dropdown transaction between the two companies, ETP will transfer some convenience store assets within the Sunoco corporate family to SUSP, including ~110 company-operated retail stores and 210 dealer-operated and consignment sites.
- Aloha is the largest independent gasoline marketer and one of the largest convenience store operators in Hawaii, with ~100 fuel stations throughout the state, about half of which are company operated.
- The name change includes a new ticker symbol - SUN - to align the partnership's name with that of Sunoco.
Oct. 2, 2012, 12:52 PMPreliminary results of the elections made by Sunoco (SUN +1%) shareholders regarding the form of merger consideration to be received in connection with Energy Transfer's (ETP +1.1%) pending acquisition show the cash consideration option was oversubscribed, as holders of nearly 74% of the stock elected that choice. The acquisition is expected to close Friday. | 1 Comment
Jun. 14, 2012, 12:17 PMCarlyle Group (CG) is closing in on a deal to purchase Sunoco's (SUN) 330K bbl/day oil refinery in Philadelphia, CNBC's Kate Kelly reports. The exclusivity deal SUN and Carlyle signed in April is set to expire this Friday if a deal can’t be reached. If Carlyle does buy SunPhilly, the plant "will likely come on the cheap," according to the report. | Comment!
May. 15, 2012, 6:20 PMEnergy Transfer Partners (ETP) could fetch up to $1.8B for the 4,900 gasoline stations it acquired when it agreed to buy Sunoco (SUN) last month in a $5.3B deal, Raymond James analysts say. Possible buyers include Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Alimentation Couche-Tard (ANCUF.PK) and retail operator Global Partners (GLP). | 1 Comment
Apr. 30, 2012, 6:36 PMAll Energy Transfer (ETP) really wants from Sunoco (SUN) is its pipeline system and access to the lucrative Marcellus and Utica shales, which means more deals could be ahead. ETP appears to want no part of Sunoco's 4,900 retail outlets or its refining business, so SUN is continuing its plans for exiting the business, as well as talks with Carlyle about a potential JV. | 1 Comment
Apr. 30, 2012, 3:12 PMSunoco (SUN +19.6%) continues to lead all S&P gainers after its acquisition by Energy Transfer Partners (ETP +2.9%). ETP is most enamored with SUN's stakes in Sunoco Logistics (SXL -1.3%) and its network of refined product pipelines, terminals and trucks; ETP is paying plenty for the general partner interest in SXL, but it's a bargain vs. KMI's recent deal for EP. | Comment!
Apr. 30, 2012, 7:59 AMMore on Energy Transfer (ETP) / Sunoco (SUN) M&A: Sunoco shines 20% premarket to $49.03, nearing ETP's offer of $50.13 a share, which represents a 29% premium to Sunoco's 20-day average closing price as of Friday. The deal will expand ETP's footprint, and strengthen its crude and other transportation, terminalling and logistics ops. (PR) | 2 Comments
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Sunoco LP is engaged in fee-based wholesale distribution of motor fuels to Susser & third parties. It is also engaged in retail sale of motor fuel. It operates in regions including Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Kansas, Maryland, Virginia,Georgia& Hawaii.
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