Global Partners Declares Increased Cash Distribution for the Fourth Quarter of 2012

  Global Partners Declares Increased Cash Distribution for the Fourth Quarter
  of 2012

Business Wire

WALTHAM, Mass. -- January 22, 2013

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 $0.57 per unit ($2.28 per unit on an annualized basis) on all of its
outstanding common units for the period from October 1 through December 31,
2012. The distribution will be paid February 14, 2013 to unitholders of record
as of the close of business February 5, 2013.

The distribution to be paid in February 2013 represents a 7% increase over the
quarterly distribution of $0.5325 per unit paid in November 2012 and a 14%
increase over the quarterly distribution of $0.50 per unit paid in February
2012.

About Global Partners LP

Global Partners LP, a publicly traded master limited partnership based in
Waltham, Massachusetts, owns, controls or has access to one of the largest
terminal networks of refined petroleum products and renewable fuels in the
Northeast. Global Partners is a leader in the logistics of transporting crude
and other products from the mid-continent region of the U.S. and Canada to the
East Coast. The Partnership is one of the largest wholesale distributors of
gasoline (including blendstocks such as ethanol and naphtha), distillates
(such as home heating oil, diesel and kerosene), residual oil and renewable
fuels to wholesalers, retailers and commercial customers in the New England
states and New York. In addition, the Partnership has a portfolio of
approximately 1,000 gas stations in nine Northeastern states. The Partnership
also is a distributor of natural gas. A FORTUNE 500® company, Global Partners
trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "GLP." For
additional information, please visit www.globalp.com.

Forward-looking Statements

Some of the information contained in this news release may contain
forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements include, without
limitation, any statement that may project, indicate or imply future results,
events, performance or achievements, and may contain the words “may,”
“believe,” “should,” “could,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “plan,” “intend,”
“estimate,” “continue,” “will likely result,” or other similar expressions. In
addition, any statement made by Global Partners LP’s management concerning
future financial performance (including future revenues, earnings or growth
rates), ongoing business strategies or prospects and possible actions by
Global Partners LP or its subsidiaries are also forward-looking statements.

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 for the year ended December 31, 2011 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.

Contact:

Global Partners LP
Thomas J. Hollister, 781-894-8800
Chief Operating Officer and
Chief Financial Officer
or
Global Partners LP
Edward Faneuil, 781-894-8800
Executive Vice President,
General Counsel and Secretary