No fractional ETP common units will be issued, and Sunoco shareholders will receive cash in lieu of fractional common units.
Elections made pursuant to the notice of guaranteed delivery procedure require the delivery of shares of Sunoco common stock to Computershare Trust Company, N.A., the exchange agent for the merger, by 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on October 4, 2012. If the exchange agent does not receive the required stock certificates or book-entry transfer of shares by the guaranteed delivery deadline, the shares of Sunoco common stock subject to such elections will be treated as shares deemed to receive the Standard Mix of Consideration.
After the final results of the election process are determined, the final merger consideration, and the allocation of the merger consideration, will be calculated in accordance with the merger agreement. A press release announcing the final merger consideration will be issued after the final consideration is determined.
About Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE:ETP) is a publicly traded partnership owning and operating a diversified portfolio of energy assets. ETP has pipeline operations in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Utah and West Virginia and owns the largest intrastate pipeline system in Texas. ETP currently has natural gas operations that include approximately 24,000 miles of gathering and transportation pipelines, treating and processing assets, and three storage facilities located in Texas. ETP also holds a 70 percent interest in Lone Star NGL, a joint venture that owns and operates NGL storage, fractionation and transportation assets in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi. ETP’s general partner is owned by Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. For more information, visit the ETP website at www.energytransfer.com.About Sunoco, Inc. (NYSE:SUN) is a leading logistics and retail company. The company owns the general partner interest of Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P., which consists of a two percent ownership interest and incentive distribution rights, and owns a 32.4 percent interest in the Partnership’s limited partner units. Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. is an owner and operator of complementary pipeline, terminal and crude oil acquisition and marketing assets. Sunoco also has a network of approximately 4,900 retail locations in 23 states. IMPORTANT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE WITH THE SEC In connection with the proposed merger between ETP and Sunoco, ETP has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), and the SEC declared effective on August 24, 2012, a registration statement on Form S-4 that contains a proxy statement/prospectus. Sunoco filed a definitive proxy statement/prospectus with the SEC on August 29, 2012. THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT AND THE PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT ETP, SUNOCO, THE PROPOSED TRANSACTION AND RELATED MATTERS. INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ CAREFULLY THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT AND THE PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS. Investors and security holders may obtain free copies of the registration statement and the proxy statement/prospectus and other documents filed with the SEC by ETP and Sunoco through the web site maintained by the SEC at www.sec.gov. In addition, investors and security holders may obtain free copies of the registration statement and the proxy statement/prospectus by phone, e-mail or written request by contacting the investor relations department of ETP or Sunoco at the following:
|Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.||Sunoco, Inc.|
|3738 Oak Lawn Ave.||1818 Market Street, Suite 1500|
|Dallas, TX 75219||Philadelphia, PA 19103|
|Attention: Investor Relations||Attention: Investor Relations|
|Phone: (214) 981-0795||Phone: (215) 977-6764|