SAN ANTONIO, April 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Valero Energy Partners GP LLC, the general partner of Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VLP) (the Partnership), has approved the Partnership's first quarter 2017 cash distribution of $0.4275 per unit. This distribution represents a 5.2 percent increase over the Partnership's previous quarterly distribution. The distribution is payable on May 11, 2017 to unitholders of record at the close of business on May 2, 2017.
This release serves as qualified notice to brokers and nominees as provided for under Treasury Regulation Section 1.1446-4(b)(4) and (d). Please note that 100 percent of Valero Energy 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 Valero Energy Partners LP's distributions to foreign investors are subject to federal income tax withholding at the highest effective tax rate for individuals or corporations, as applicable. Brokers and nominees, and not Valero Energy Partners LP, are treated as withholding agents responsible for withholding distributions received by them on behalf of foreign investors.
About Valero Energy Partners LP
Valero Energy Partners LP is a master limited partnership formed by Valero Energy Corporation to own, operate, develop and acquire crude oil and refined products pipelines, terminals, and other transportation and logistics assets. With headquarters in San Antonio, the Partnership's assets include crude oil and refined petroleum products pipeline and terminal systems in the Gulf Coast and Mid-Continent regions of the United States that are integral to the operations of 10 of Valero's refineries. Please visit www.valeroenergypartners.com for more information.
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Source: Valero Energy Partners LP