SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (date of earliest event reported): January 2, 2019
MARTIN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS L.P.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State of incorporation
(Commission file number)
(I.R.S. employer identification number)
4200 STONE ROAD
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (903) 983-6200
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets.
On January 2, 2019, Martin Midstream Partners L.P. (the “Partnership”) completed the previously announced purchase of all of the issued and outstanding equity of Martin Transport, Inc. ("MTI") from Martin Resource Management Corporation for total consideration of $135.0 million with a $10.0 million earn-out based on certain performance thresholds, subject to certain post-closing adjustments. MTI operates a fleet of tank trucks providing transportation of petroleum products, liquid petroleum gas, chemicals,sulfur and other products, as well as owns twenty-three terminals located throughout the Gulf Coast and Midwest.
In connection with the acquisition of MTI and pursuant to the Third Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated as of March 28, 2013, as amended (the “Credit Agreement”) among Martin Operating Partnership L.P. (the “Borrower”), the Partnership and the various financial institutions that are parties thereto, MTI has agreed to guarantee the obligations of the Partnership under the Credit Agreement and to secure its guaranteed obligations by the pledged assets.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
MARTIN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS L.P.
By: Martin Midstream GP LLC,
Its General Partner
Date: January 4, 2019
By: /s/ Robert D. Bondurant
Robert D. Bondurant
Executive Vice President, Treasurer, Principal Accounting Officer and
Chief Financial Officer