ETP RETAIL HOLDINGS, LLC
NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED AND COMBINED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
(Dollars in millions)
1. Operations and Organization:
Retail Holdings, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the Company, we or our), is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP) formed in May 2014. In June 2014, the
equity interests in multiple entities were contributed to the Company, including (a) 100% of the membership interests in Sunoco, LLC (Sunoco LLC), (b) a 99% membership interest in ETC M-A Acquisition LLC (ETC M-A
Acquisition), which owned 100% of the membership interests in Mid-Atlantic Convenience Stores, LLC (MACS) and (c) a non-controlling membership interest in Philadelphia Energy Solutions LLC (PES) comprising 33% of
PESs outstanding common units (collectively, the Contributed Businesses).
Sunoco LLC was formed by Sunoco, Inc.
(Sunoco) in June 2014, at which time Sunoco contributed certain retail assets (the Contributed Assets) of its subsidiaries to Sunoco LLC. Pursuant to the contribution agreement, Sunoco contributed substantially all of its
wholesale motor fuel distribution business which included:
||dealer, distributor and fuel supply agreements, |
||fuel supply agreements to distribute motor fuel to Sunoco convenience stores and other retail fuel outlets, |
||real property owned in fee, |
||leases and subleases under which it was a tenant, and |
||leases and subleases under which it was a landlord. |
All of the Contributed Assets were
recorded at our affiliates book value as this transaction was considered to be a reorganization of entities under common control. As discussed above, Sunoco contributed its interest in Sunoco LLC to the Company in June 2014. Sunoco had
originally been acquired by ETP in October 2012.
In May 2014, MACS acquired 40 company operated sites for approximately $115 million from
Tiger Management Group, LLC (Tigermart). These entities are located in Tennessee and Georgia. As a result of the transaction, Tigermart became a consolidated entity of MACS.
In October 2014, our affiliate, Sunoco LP acquired MACS from the Company in a transaction valued at approximately $768 million (the MACS
Transaction). The transaction included company-operated retail convenience stores and dealer-operated and consignment sites from MACS, which had originally been acquired by ETP in October 2013. The consideration paid by Sunoco LP consisted of
3,983,540 Sunoco LP common units and $556 million in cash.
In April 2015, Sunoco LP acquired a 31.58% equity interest and 50.1% voting
interest in Sunoco LLC from the Company for $816 million (the Sunoco LLC Transaction). Sunoco LP paid $775 million in cash and issued $41 million of Sunoco LP common units to the Company, based on the five-day volume weighted average
price of Sunoco LPs common units as of March 20, 2015. As a result of the Sunoco LLC Transaction, the Company no longer has a controlling interest in Sunoco LLC, therefore all of the Sunoco LLC operations were deconsolidated as of April 1,
2015. See Note 3 for a discussion of the contribution of the remaining 68.42% of Sunoco LLC completed in March 2016.
membership interest in Sunoco LLC, the Company was primarily engaged in the wholesale distribution of motor fuels to Sunoco, Inc. (R&M) and third parties in the United States. Sunoco, Inc. (R&M) operated convenience stores and retail
fuel outlets under the proprietary Sunoco brand, primarily in the east coast and southeast regions of the United States. Through its membership interest in Sunoco LLC, the Company also