Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SXE) (the “Partnership”) today announced that the board of directors of its general partner has declared a pro-rated cash distribution for the fourth quarter of 2012 of $0.24 per unit. This distribution is the first declared by the Partnership and corresponds to the minimum quarterly distribution of $0.40 per unit, or $1.60 on an annualized basis, pro-rated for the portion of the quarter following the closing of the Partnership’s initial public offering on November 7, 2012. The distribution will be paid on February 14, 2013 to all unitholders of record on February 11, 2013. About Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. is a master limited partnership that provides natural gas gathering, processing, treating, compression and transportation services and NGL fractionation and transportation services for its producer customers. It also sources, purchases, transports and sells natural gas and NGLs to its power generation, industrial and utility customers. The Partnership’s assets are located in South Texas, Mississippi and Alabama and include three gas processing plants, two fractionation plants and approximately 2,590 miles of pipeline. The Partnership’s South Texas assets are located in or near the Eagle Ford shale region. Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Visit www.southcrossenergy.com for more information. Notice This release serves as qualified notice to nominees under Treasury Regulation Sections 1.1446-4(b)(4) and (d). Please note that one hundred percent (100.0%) of the Partnership’s distributions to foreign investors are attributable to income that is effectively connected with a United States trade or business. Accordingly, all of the Partnership’s distributions to foreign investors are subject to federal income tax withholding at the highest effective tax rate for individuals or corporations, as applicable. Nominees, and not the Partnership, are treated as withholding agents responsible for withholding on the distributions received by them on behalf of foreign investors.