GLOBAL PARTNERS LP 8-K 2015
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): April 27, 2015
GLOBAL PARTNERS LP
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
P.O. Box 9161
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On April 27, 2015, Global Partners LP (the Partnership) and certain of its subsidiaries entered into the Third Amendment to the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement (the Third Amendment), which amends the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated December 16, 2013 (as amended, the Credit Agreement). The Third Amendment amends certain terms, provisions and covenants to take into account (i) the Partnerships previously announced proposed acquisition of certain owned and/or leased retail gas stations and dealer supply contracts in New York City and Prince Georges County, Maryland and (ii) future acquisitions of similar assets. In addition, the Third Amendment permits the Partnership to use proceeds from a sale of its units to a third party in order to repurchase units from Original Investors (as such term is defined in the Credit Agreement).
All other material terms of the Credit Agreement remain the same as disclosed in the Partnerships Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014.
The foregoing description of the Third Amendment does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Third Amendment, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.