Related Party Transactions
|9 Months Ended|
Jun. 30, 2023
|Related Party Transactions [Abstract]|
|Related Party Transactions||Related Party Transactions
Transactions with Isaac Capital Group, LLC
As of June 30, 2023, Isaac Capital Group, LLC (“ICG”) beneficially owns 48.8% of the Company’s issued and outstanding capital stock. Jon Isaac, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, is the President and sole member of ICG, and, accordingly, has sole voting and dispositive power with respect to these shares. Mr. Isaac also personally owns 219,177 shares of common stock and holds options to purchase up to 25,000 shares of common stock at an exercise price of $10.00 per share, all of which are currently exercisable. Mr. Isaac's options to purchase 25,000 shares of common stock were originally scheduled to expire on January 15, 2023, but, as amended on January 13, 2023, the expiration date was extended to January 15, 2025.
ICG Term Loan
As of June 30, 2023, the Company was a party to a term loan with ICG in the amount of $2.0 million (the “ICG Loan”). The ICG Loan matures on May 1, 2025 and bears interest at a rate of 12.5%. Interest is payable in arrears on the last day of each month. As of June 30, 2023 and September 30, 2022, the outstanding balance on this loan was $2.0 million.
ICG Revolving Promissory Note
On April 9, 2020, the Company, as borrower, entered into an unsecured revolving line of credit promissory note whereby ICG agreed to provide the Company with a $1.0 million 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. On April 1, 2023, the Company entered into the First Amendment of the ICG Revolver that extended the maturity to April 8, 2024 and increased the interest rate to 12% per annum. As of June 30, 2023 and September 30, 2022, the outstanding balance on this note was $1.0 million and $0, respectively.
ICG Flooring Liquidators Note
On January 18, 2023, in connection with the acquisition of Flooring Liquidators, Flooring Affiliated Holdings, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, as borrower, entered into a promissory note for the benefit of ICG in the amount of $5.0 million (“ICG Flooring Liquidators Loan”). The ICG Flooring Liquidators Loan matures on January 18, 2028, and bears interest at 12%. Interest is payable in arrears on the last day of each calendar month. The note is fully guaranteed by the Company. As of June 30, 2023, the outstanding balance on this loan was $5.0 million.
Transaction with Tony Isaac
On June 13, 2023, Tony Isaac, a member of the Company's board of directors, and father of the Company's CEO, Jon Isaac, exercised stock options for which he received 9,904 shares of the Company's common stock. On June 30, 2023, the Company repurchased Mr. Isaac's 9,904 shares of the Company's common stock for $25.85 per share, the closing market price on June 28, 2023, for approximately $256,000 (see Note 13).
Transactions with JanOne Inc.
Tony Isaac,a member of the Company's board of directors, and father of the Company's CEO, Jon Isaac, is the Chief Executive Officer and a director of JanOne Inc.(“JanOne”). Richard Butler, a member of the Company's board of directors, is a director of JanOne.
Customer Connexx LLC, formerly a subsidiary of JanOne, rents approximately 9,900 square feet of office space from the Company at its Las Vegas office, which totals 16,500 square feet. JanOne paid the Company $55,000 and $52,000 in rent and other reimbursed expenses for three months ended June 30, 2023 and 2022 and $160,000 and $163,000 in rent and other reimbursed expenses for the nine months ended June 30, 2023 and 2022, respectively.
Purchase Agreement with ARCA Recycling
On April 5, 2022, the Company entered into a Purchasing Agreement with ARCA Recycling, Inc. (“ARCA”), then a wholly-owned subsidiary of JanOne. Pursuant to the agreement, the Company agreed to purchase inventory from time to time for ARCA as set forth in submitted purchase orders. The inventory is owned by the Company until ARCA installs it in customer's homes, and payment by ARCA to the Company is due upon ARCA's receipt of payment from the customer. All purchases made by the Company must be paid back by ARCA in full, plus an additional five percent surcharge or broker-
type fee. The initial term of the Agreement was for one year, and automatically renews for successive one-year terms if not terminated by either party.
Due to significant doubt that the full balance due from ARCA will be paid, on May 24, 2023 the parties entered into a Promissory Note in the aggregate principal amount of $583,894, which represented the principal balance due as of that date, payable by ARCA for the benefit of the Company, to repay the outstanding receivables balance (“ARCA Note”). The ARCA Note bears interest at a rate of 10% per annum with payments of $75,000 due each month beginning on June 1, 2023, until the promissory note is repaid in full, and accrues late fees if payments are delinquent. The Company also recorded an allowance of approximately $300,000 against the amount due. As of June 30, 2023, the amount due from ARCA was approximately $300,000, net of the allowance recorded.
Transactions with Vintage Stock CEO
Rodney Spriggs, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Vintage Stock, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, is the sole member of Spriggs Investments, LLC (“Spriggs Investments”).
Spriggs Promissory Note I
On July 10, 2020, the Company executed a promissory note (the “Spriggs Promissory Note I”) in favor of Spriggs Investments that memorializes a loan by Spriggs Investments to the Company in the initial principal amount of $2.0 million (the “Spriggs Loan I”). The Spriggs Loan I originally matured on July 10, 2022; however, the maturity date was extended to July 10, 2023, pursuant to unanimous written consent of the Board of Directors. The Spriggs Promissory Note I bears simple interest at a rate of 10.0% per annum. On January 19, 2023, the Company entered into a modification agreement of the Spriggs Loan I. Consequently, the Spriggs Promissory Note I will bear interest at a rate of 12% per annum, and the maturity date was extended to July 31, 2024. As of June 30, 2023 and September 30, 2022, the amount owed was $2.0 million.
Spriggs Promissory Note II
On January 19, 2023, in connection with the acquisition of Flooring Liquidators, the Company executed a promissory note in favor of Spriggs Investments in the initial principal amount of $1.0 million (the “Spriggs Loan II”). The Spriggs Loan II matures on July 31, 2024, and bears interest at a rate of 12% per annum. As of June 30, 2023, the amount owed was $1.0 million.
Transactions with Spyglass Estate Planning, LLC
Jon Isaac, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, is the sole member of Spyglass Estate Planning, LLC (“Spyglass”).
On July 1, 2022, in connection with its acquisition of Better Backers, Marquis entered into two building leases with Spyglass. The building leases are for 20 years with two options to renew for an additional five years each. The provisions of the lease agreements include an initial 24-month month-to-month rental period, during which the lessee may cancel with 90-day notice, followed by a 20-year lease term with two five-year renewal options. The Company has evaluated each lease and determined the rental amounts to be at market rates.
Note Payable to the Sellers of Kinetic
In connection with the purchase of Kinetic (see Note 3), on June 28, 2022, Precision Marshall entered into a seller financed loan in the amount of $3.0 million with the previous owners of Kinetic. The Sellers Subordinated Acquisition Note bears interest at 7.0% per annum, with interest payable quarterly in arrears. The Sellers Subordinated Acquisition Note has a maturity date of September 27, 2027. As of June 30, 2023, the remaining principal balance was $3.0 million.
Note Payable to the Seller of Flooring Liquidators
In connection with the purchase of Flooring Liquidators, on January 18, 2023, Flooring Affiliated Holdings, LLC (“Buyer”) entered into a seller financed mezzanine loan, which is fully guaranteed by the Company, in the amount of $34.0 million with the previous owners of Flooring Liquidators. The Seller Subordinated Acquisition Note (“Sellers Note”) bears interest at 8.24% per annum, with interest payable monthly in arrears beginning on January 18, 2024. The Sellers Note has a maturity date of January 18, 2028. The fair value assigned to the Sellers Note, as calculated by an independent third-party firm, was $31.7 million, or a discount of $2.3 million. The $2.3 million discount is being accreted to interest expense, using
the effective interest rate method, as required by GAAP, over the term of the Sellers Note. As of June 30, 2023, the carrying value of the Sellers Note was approximately $31.9 million.
Procedures for Approval of Related Party Transactions
In accordance with its charter, the Audit Committee reviews and determines whether to approve all related party transactions (as such term is defined for purposes of Item 404 of Regulation S-K). The Audit Committee participated in the review and approval of the transactions described above.
The entire disclosure for related party transactions. Examples of related party transactions include transactions between (a) a parent company and its subsidiary; (b) subsidiaries of a common parent; (c) and entity and its principal owners; and (d) affiliates.
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