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Global Partners LP Announces Public Offering of Common Units

November 10, 2010

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

Global Partners LP (NYSE:GLP) today announced that it will be filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission a preliminary prospectus supplement for an offering of 1,700,000 common units representing limited partner interests in Global Partners. The Partnership also intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 255,000 additional common units to cover over-allotments, if any. Barclays Capital Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC will act as joint book-running managers for the offering. RBS Securities Inc. and SG Americas Securities, LLC will act as co-managers for the offering.

The Partnership expects to use the net proceeds from this offering to reduce indebtedness outstanding under its credit agreement.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. The common units will be offered and sold pursuant to an effective registration statement on Form S-3 previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This offering may be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus, which will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

When available, copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus related to this offering can be obtained from Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, by email at Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com or by telephone at (888) 603-5847; or Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, 375 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10152, or by calling toll-free 800-326-5897 or by email: equity.syndicate@wachovia.com; or from the other underwriters. You can also obtain these documents for free by visiting the SEC website at www.sec.gov.

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 in the Northeast. The Partnership is one of the largest wholesale distributors of gasoline, distillates (such as home heating oil, diesel and kerosene) and residual oil to wholesalers, retailers and commercial customers in the New England states and New York. In addition, the Partnership owns and supplies fuel to 190 Mobil branded retail gas stations in New England, and also supplies Mobil branded fuel to 31 independently-owned stations. Global Partners LP, a FORTUNE 500(R) company, 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 do not relate strictly to historical or current facts and 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," "foresee," "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. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of performance. Although Global Partners LP believes these forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, statements made regarding future results are subject to a number of assumptions, uncertainties and risks, many of which are beyond the control of Global Partners LP, which may cause future results to be materially different from the results stated or implied in this news release. For additional information about risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from forward-looking statements, please refer to Global Partners LP's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2009, Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2010 and subsequent filings the Partnership makes with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Developments in any of these areas could cause Global Partners LP's results to differ materially from results that have been or may be anticipated or projected. All forward-looking statements included in this news release and all subsequent written or oral forward-looking statements attributable to Global Partners LP or persons acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements. The forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this news release or, in the case of forward-looking statements, contained in any document incorporated by reference, the date of such document, and Global Partners LP expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to update these 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.

SOURCE: Global Partners LP

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

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