Northern Tier Energy LP Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 12,000,000 Common Units

  Northern Tier Energy LP Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 12,000,000
                                 Common Units

PR Newswire

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., April 30, 2013

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Northern Tier Energy LP
(NYSE: NTI), a Delaware limited partnership ("Northern Tier Energy" or the
"Partnership"), announced today the pricing of an underwritten public offering
of 12,000,000 common units representing limited partner interests in the
Partnership (the "Offering") held by Northern Tier Holdings LLC (the "Selling
Unitholder") at a price to the public of $26.28 per unit. The common units
are being sold in the Offering pursuant to a registration statement on Form
S-1 previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the
"Commission"). In addition, the Selling Unitholder has granted the
underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,800,000 common
units. The Partnership will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the
common units in the Offering. The Offering is expected to close on May 6,
2013, subject to customary closing conditions.

Barclays Capital Inc., BofA Merrill Lynch, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Citigroup
Global Markets Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, UBS Securities LLC,
Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC are acting as
bookrunners for the Offering and Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc. and TPG Capital
BD, LLC are acting as co-managers for the Offering. The Offering is being
made only by means of a prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of
the Securities Act of 1933, copies of which, when available, may be obtained

Barclays Capital Inc.                      BofA Merrill Lynch

c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions         222 Broadway

1155 Long Island Avenue                    New York, NY 10038

Edgewood, NY 11717                         Attention: Prospectus Department

telephone: 888-603-5847                    email:

Goldman, Sachs & Co.                       Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
Attention: Prospectus Department           c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions
200 West Street, New York, NY 10282        1155 Long Island Avenue
telephone: 866-471-2526
facsimile: 212-902-9316                    Edgewood, NY 11717
                                           telephone: 800-831-9146

Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC
Attention: Prospectus Department           
One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010
telephone: 800-221-1037                    UBS Securities LLC
email:                                     Attention: Prospectus Department       299 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10171
                                           telephone: 888-827-7275
                                           J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
                                           c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions
Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.              1155 Long Island Avenue
Attention: Prospectus Group
60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005         Edgewood, NY 11717
telephone: 800-503-4611
email:              telephone: 866-803-9204


A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with, and
declared effective by, the Commission. The registration statement is
available on the Commission's web site at under the
registrant's name, "Northern Tier Energy LP." This press release does not
constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the
securities described above, nor shall there be any sale of such securities in
any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be
unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of
any such state or jurisdiction.

About Northern Tier Energy

Northern Tier Energy is an independent downstream energy company headquartered
in Ridgefield, CT with refining, retail, and pipeline operations serving the
PADD II region of the United States. Northern Tier Energy was established to
own and operate the St. Paul Park Refinery as well as a retail network of
SuperAmerica brand convenience stores and a 17% equity interest in the
Minnesota Pipe Line.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains certain "forward-looking statements" which reflect
our views and assumptions on the date of this press release regarding future
events. They involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors,
many of which may be beyond our control, that may cause actual results to
differ materially from any future results, performance or achievements
expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. All forward-looking
statements speak only as of the date hereof. We undertake no obligation to
update or revise publicly any such forward-looking statements. We caution you
not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Please refer
to our filings with the Commission for more detailed information regarding
these risks, uncertainties and assumptions.

SOURCE Northern Tier Energy LP

Contact: Northern Tier Energy LP, Maria Testani,,
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