Transactions with Related Parties
|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2018
|Related Party Transactions [Abstract]|
|Transactions with Related Parties||
15. Transactions with Related Parties
Beginning November 2014 to October 2018, the Company leased its Tucker, Georgia facility from a limited liability company owned by one of Cocrystal’s former directors and principal shareholder, Dr. Raymond Schinazi. As of October 2018, the Company cancelled the leasing arrangement and closed its office in Tucker, Georgia. Total rent and other expenses paid in connection with this lease was $77,000 and $242,000 for the years ended December 31, 2018 and 2017, respectively.
In September 2018, the Company leased administrative offices from a limited liability company owned by one of the Company’s directors and principal shareholder, Dr. Phillip Frost. The lease term is three years with an optional three-year extension. On an annualized basis, rent expense, including taxes and fees, for this location would be approximately $58,000. The Company paid a lease deposit of $4,000 and total rent and other expenses paid in connection with this lease was $19,000 for the year ended December 31, 2018.
As further explained in Note 8 – Convertible Notes Payable, on November 24, 2017, the Company entered into a securities purchase agreement with a company significantly owned by the Company’s former Chairman of the Board, Dr. Schinazi, pursuant to which the Company sold a principal amount of $500,000 of 8% convertible notes due November 24, 2019. On January 31, 2018, the Company entered into a securities purchase agreement with OPKO Health, Inc. (the “Purchaser”), a Company affiliated with Dr. Frost, pursuant to which the Company borrowed $1,000,000 from the Purchaser in exchange for issuing the Purchaser an 8% convertible note due January 31, 2020.
All 8% convertible notes, including accrued interest, were converted to common stock shares in May 2018 at $1.90 per share. Dr. Schinazi’s affiliated Company received 273,367 shares for its 8% convertible notes balance of approximately $519,000, and OPKO Health, Inc., affiliated with Dr. Frost, received 538,544 shares for its 8% convertible notes balance of approximately $1,023,000 upon conversion. In the consolidated balance sheets, as of December 31, 2018 and 2017, approximately $0 and $504,000 included in convertible notes payable were amounts due to related parties.
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.
Reference 1: http://fasb.org/us-gaap/role/ref/legacyRef