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Global Partners LP (GLP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.HighlightsGlobal Partners LP (Global Partners) is a midstream logistics and marketing company. Global Partners undertakes the purchasing, selling and logistics of transporting domestic and Canadian crude oil and other products by rail across its virtual pipeline from the mid-continent region of the US and Canada to the East and West Coasts for distribution to refiners and other customers. It owns, controls, and holds access to one of the largest terminal networks of refined petroleum products and renewable fuels in the Northeast US. The company offers these services to a diverse base of customers, including independent heating oil dealers, gasoline and diesel fuel distributors, state and municipal agencies, public utilities and large commercial organizations throughout Northeast US. The company is also a distributor of natural gas and propane. Global Partners is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, the US.Global Partners LP Key Recent DevelopmentsMay 07, 2015: Global Partners Reports First-Quarter 2015 Financial ResultsMar 12, 2015: Global Partners Reports Fourth-Quarter And Full-Year 2014 Financial ResultsJan 21, 2015: Global Partners Declares Increased Cash Distribution For The Fourth Quarter Of 2014Dec 05, 2013: Global Partners to Present at Wells Fargo Securities 2013 Pipeline, MLP, and Energy SymposiumNov 11, 2013: Global Partners Announces Upcoming Conference PresentationsKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 5Global Partners LP - Key Facts 6Global Partners LP - Key Employees 7Global Partners LP - Key Employee Biographies 8Global Partners LP - Major Products and Services 9Global Partners LP - Key Operational Summary 10Global Partners LP - History 11Global Partners LP - Company Statement 14Global Partners LP - Locations And Subsidiaries 15Head Office 15Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15Section 2 – Company Analysis 17Global Partners LP - Business Description 17Business Description - Commercial 17Commercial - Overview 17Commercial - Financials 17Business Description - Gasoline Distribution and Station Operations 17Gasoline Distribution and Station Operations - Overview 17Gasoline Distribution and Station Operations - Financials 17Business Description - Wholesale 17Wholesale - Overview 17Wholesale - Financials 18Global Partners LP - Corporate Strategy 19Global Partners LP - SWOT Analysis 20SWOT Analysis - Overview 20Global Partners LP - Strengths 20Strength - Supplier and Customer Base 20Strength - Asset Base 20Strength - Cost Efficiency 20Global Partners LP - Weaknesses 21Weakness - Business Performance: Wholesale 21Weakness - Decline in Working Capital 21Global Partners LP - Opportunities 22Opportunity - Expanding Business through Acquisitions 22Opportunity - Strategic Agreements 22Opportunity - Increasing Demand for Oil & Gas 22Global Partners LP - Threats 23Threat - Environmental Regulations 23Threat - New Technologies and Alternative Fuel Sources 23Threat - Intense Competition 23Global Partners LP - Key Competitors 24Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 25Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26Performance Chart 28Financial Performance 28Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 29Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 30Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 31Global Partners LP, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31Global Partners LP, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32Global Partners LP, Recent Deals Summary 33Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 34May 07, 2015: Global Partners Reports First-Quarter 2015 Financial Results 34Mar 12, 2015: Global Partners Reports Fourth-Quarter And Full-Year 2014 Financial Results 36Jan 21, 2015: Global Partners Declares Increased Cash Distribution For The Fourth Quarter Of 2014 39Dec 01, 2014: Global Partners Signs Long-Term Crude Terminaling And Services Agreement 40Nov 06, 2014: Global Partners Reports Strong Financial Results For The Third Quarter Of 2014 41Oct 22, 2014: Global Partners Declares Increased Cash Distribution for the Third Quarter of 2014 43Aug 22, 2014: Center For Biological Diversity: $4.9 Million In Oregon Lottery Funds Awarded To Company Expanding Transport Of Dangerous Crude Oil in Columbia River Corridor 44Aug 20, 2014: Global Partners receives oil permit to unload oil at marine terminal in Oregon, US 45Aug 07, 2014: Global Partners Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of 2014 46Jul 23, 2014: Global Partners Declares Increased Cash Distribution for the Second Quarter of 2014 48Section 6 – Appendix 49Methodology 49Ratio Definitions 49About GlobalData 53Contact Us 53Disclaimer 53List of TablesGlobal Partners LP, Key Facts 6Global Partners LP, Key Employees 7Global Partners LP, Key Employee Biographies 8Global Partners LP, Major Products and Services 9Global Partners LP, Key Operational Summary, 2011 10Global Partners LP, History 11Global Partners LP, Subsidiaries 15Global Partners LP, Key Competitors 24Global Partners LP, Ratios based on current share price 25Global Partners LP, Annual Ratios 26Global Partners LP, Interim Ratios 29Global Partners LP, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31Global Partners LP, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32Global Partners LP, Recent Deals Summary 33Currency Codes 49Units 49Capital Market Ratios 49Equity Ratios 50Profitability Ratios 50Cost Ratios 51Liquidity Ratios 51Leverage Ratios 52Efficiency Ratios 52List of FiguresGlobal Partners LP, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 28Global Partners LP, Ratio Charts 30Global Partners LP, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31Global Partners LP, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32