Transactions with Related Parties
|3 Months Ended|
Mar. 31, 2019
|Related Party Transactions [Abstract]|
|Transactions with Related Parties||
13. 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 and research lab in Tucker, Georgia. Total rent and other expenses paid in connection with this lease was $0 and $11,000 for the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018, 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 operating lease term is three years with an optional three-year extension. On an annualized basis, straight-line lease expense, including taxes and fees, for this location is approximately $58,000. In September 2018, the Company paid a lease deposit of $4,000 and total amounts paid in connection with this operating lease were $14,000 and $0 for the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018, respectively.
As further explained in Note 7 – 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 and principal shareholder, 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 condensed consolidated balance sheets, as of March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018, no amounts remain in convertible notes payable 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