DALLAS, Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- 7-Eleven, Inc. ("7-Eleven") and Sunoco LP (NYSE: SUN) ("Sunoco") are jointly committed to closing the value-creating transaction. The companies believe the transaction to be in the latter stages of the regulatory approval process with the Federal Trade Commission. Subject to completion of the regulatory process and customary closing conditions, 7-Eleven and Sunoco expect closing to occur in January 2018.
About Sunoco LP
Sunoco LP (NYSE: SUN) is a master limited partnership that operates 1,346 convenience stores and retail fuel sites and distributes motor fuel to 7,898 convenience stores, independent dealers, commercial customers and distributors located in 30 states. Our parent -- Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE: ETE) -- owns SUN's general partner and incentive distribution rights.
The information contained in this press release is available on the Sunoco LP website at www.SunocoLP.com.
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Scott Grischow, Senior Director – Investor Relations and Treasury (214) 840-5660, [email protected]