Notes Payable, Related Parties
|12 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2020
|Debt Disclosure [Abstract]|
|Notes Payable, Related Parties||
Note 8: Notes payable, related parties
Long-term debt, related parties as of September 30, 2020 and September 30, 2019 consisted of the following:
Future maturities of notes payable, related parties at September 30, 2020 are as follows:
JanOne Inc. Note
On December 30, 2017, ApplianceSmart Holdings Inc. (“ASH”) entered into a Stock Purchase Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. (now JanOne Inc.) (the “Seller”) and ApplianceSmart, Inc. (“ApplianceSmart”), a subsidiary of the Seller. Pursuant to the Agreement, ASH purchased (the “Transaction”) from the Seller all of the issued and outstanding shares of capital stock of ApplianceSmart in exchange for $6,500 (the “Purchase Price”). ASH was required to deliver the Purchase Price, and a portion of the Purchase Price was delivered, to the Seller prior to March 31, 2018. Between March 31, 2018 and April 24, 2018, ASH and the Seller negotiated in good faith the method of payment of the remaining outstanding balance of the Purchase Price.
On April 25, 2018, ASH delivered to the Seller that certain Promissory Note (the “ApplianceSmart Note”) in the original principal amount of $3,919, (the “Original Principal Amount”), as such amount may be adjusted per the terms of the ApplianceSmart Note. The ApplianceSmart Note is effective as of April 1, 2018 and matures on April 1, 2021 (the “Maturity Date”). The ApplianceSmart Note bears interest at 5% per annum with interest payable monthly in arrears. Ten percent of the outstanding principal amount will be repaid annually on a quarterly basis, with the accrued and unpaid principal due on the Maturity Date. ApplianceSmart has agreed to guaranty repayment of the ApplianceSmart Note. The remaining $2,581 of the Purchase Price was paid in cash by ASH to the Seller. ASH may reborrow funds, and pay interest on such re-borrowings, from the Seller up to the Original Principal Amount. As of September 30, 2020, there was $2,826 outstanding on the ApplianceSmart Note and is included in Debtor in possession liabilities on the Company’s Consolidated Balance Sheet.
On December 26, 2018, ASH and the Seller amended and restated the ApplianceSmart Note to, among other things, grant the Seller a security interest in the assets of ASH and ApplianceSmart in accordance with the terms of separate security agreements entered into between ASH and ApplianceSmart, respectively, and the Seller.
On December 9, 2019, ApplianceSmart filed a voluntary petition in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York seeking relief under Chapter 11 of Title 11 of the United States Code. See Notes 13 and 14 for a complete discussion.
Isaac Capital Fund and Capital Group LLC
As of December 31, 2020, ICG is a record and beneficial owner of approximately 46.2% of the outstanding capital stock of the Company, and Jon Isaac, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, and manager and sole member of ICG, is a record and beneficial owner of approximately 54.0% of the outstanding capital stock of the Company.
During 2015, the Company entered into a mezzanine loan in the amount of up to $7,000 with Isaac Capital Fund (“ICF”), a private lender whose managing member is Jon Isaac, our President and Chief Executive Officer. The ICF mezzanine loan bears interest at 12.5% per annum with payment obligations of interest each month and all principal due in May 2025. As of September 30, 2020, and September 30, 2019, there was $2,000 outstanding on this mezzanine loan.
Revolving Promissory Note
On April 9, 2020, the Company entered into an unsecured revolving line of credit promissory note whereby the Isaac Capital Group, LLC (“ICG”) agreed to provide the Company with a $1,000 revolving credit facility (the “ICG Revolver”). The ICG Revolver bears interest at 10.0% per annum and provides for the payment of interest monthly in arrears and matures April 2023. As of September 30, 2020, the Company has not drawn on the revolving promissory note.
Loan from Spriggs Investments LLC
On July 10, 2020, the Company executed a promissory note (the “Spriggs Promissory Note”) in favor of Spriggs Investments LLC (“Spriggs Investments”), a limited liability company whose sole member is Rodney Spriggs, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Vintage Stock, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, that memorializes a loan by Spriggs Investments to the Company in the initial principal amount of $2,000 (the “Spriggs Loan”). The Spriggs Loan matures on July 10, 2022 and bears simple interest at a rate of 10.0% per annum. Interest is payable in arrears on the last day of each month, commencing July 31, 2020. the Company may prepay the Spriggs Loan in whole or in part at any time or from time to time without penalty or premium by paying the principal amount to be prepaid, together with accrued interest thereon to the date of prepayment; provided, however, that, if the Company prepays the Spriggs Loan in whole or in part on or prior to December 10, 2020, then the Company would also be obligated to pay a prepayment penalty to Spriggs Investments in an amount equal to $100, less the amount of any interest paid or to be paid by the Company up to the date of prepayment. The Company used the proceeds from the Spriggs Loan to finance in part the acquisition of Precision Marshall. The Spriggs Promissory Note contains events of default and other provisions customary for a loan of this type. The Spriggs Loan was guaranteed by Jon Isaac, Live Ventures’ President and Chief Executive Officer, and by ICG.