Delek Logistics Partners, LP Increases Quarterly Cash Distribution to $0.53 per Limited Partner Unit
Delek Logistics Partners, LP (DKL) (“Delek Logistics”) today declared its quarterly cash distribution for the first quarter 2015 of $0.53 per limited partner unit, or $2.12 per unit on an annualized basis. This distribution represents a 3.9 percent increase from the fourth quarter 2014 distribution of $0.510 per limited partner unit ($2.04 per limited partner unit annualized) and a 24.7 percent increase over Delek Logistics’ distribution for the first quarter 2014 of $0.425 per limited partner unit ($1.70 per limited partner unit annualized). The first quarter 2015 cash distribution is payable on May 14, 2015 to unitholders of record on May 4, 2015.
About Delek Logistics Partners, LP
Delek Logistics Partners, LP, headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee, is a growth-oriented master limited partnership formed by Delek US Holdings, Inc. (DK) (“Delek US”) to own, operate, acquire and construct crude oil and refined products logistics and marketing assets.
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This release is intended to be a qualified notice under Treasury Regulation Section 1.1446-4(b)(4) and (d). Please note that 100 percent of Delek Logistics Partners, LP’s distributions to foreign investors are attributable to income that is effectively connected with a United States trade or business. Accordingly, all of Delek Logistics Partners, LP’s distributions to foreign investors are subject to federal income tax withholding at the highest applicable effective tax rate for individuals or corporations, as applicable. Nominees, and not Delek Logistics Partners, LP, are treated as the withholding agents responsible for withholding on the distributions received by them on behalf of foreign investors.