ROYALTY OBLIGATIONS, NET
|3 Months Ended|
Mar. 31, 2021
|ROYALTY OBLIGATIONS, NET|
|NOTE 14 - ROYALTY OBLIGATIONS, NET||
In March 2019, the Company entered into two Subscription and Royalty Agreements (the “Subscription and Royalty Agreements”). One was with Louis and Carolyn Lucido CRT LLC, managed by Mr. Louis Lucido, a member of the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”), and the other one was with the J and R Galligan Revocable Trust, managed by Mr. Joseph Galligan, a holder of between 5% and 10% of the Company’s shares of common stock. Pursuant to the Subscription and Royalty Agreements: (i) Each party would purchase shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.001 per share (the “Common Stock”), in the aggregate amount of $3,000,000 at a purchase price of $15.00 per share (the “Purchase Price”), for a total of 200,000 shares of Common Stock; and (ii) the Company shall pay each (a) a total of $37.50 from the gross revenue derived from each of its weight loss treatments sold in the United States starting on the first (1st) day that the first unit of the treatment is sold (the “Initial Sales Date”) and ending on the third (3rd) anniversary of the Initial Sales Date; and (b) a total of $25.00 from the gross revenue derived from each of its weight loss treatments sold in the United States starting on the day following the third (3rd) anniversary of the Initial Sales Date and ending on the fifteenth (15th) anniversary of the Initial Sales Date (the “Royalty”).
Under the Lucido agreement, the Company will use no less than 65% of the proceeds of the aggregate Purchase Price of the Lucido Subscription and Royalty Agreement exclusively to develop, launch and expand the Company’s weight loss program (“Business”) including sales and marketing activities directly related to the Business, and shall be free to use up to 35% of the aggregate Purchase Price of the Lucido Subscription and Royalty Agreement for general working capital and administration, and for further product development. As of March 31, 2021 Lucido has granted the Company permission to utilize more than 35% of restricted funds for general working capital.
With the prior written consent of Mr. Lucido, the Company may use more than 35% of the aggregate Purchase Price for general working capital and administration, and for further product development. Under the second agreement, the Company will have complete discretion as to the exact amount of the aggregate purchase price to be allocated to the development and expansion of the Business.
The Company accounted for this transaction as debt in accordance with ASC 470-10-25 and derived a debt discount, which is amortized using the effective interest method over the expected life of the arrangement, which is 15 years. The Company has no obligation to repay the then outstanding balance if during the expected life of 15 years the treatment is discontinued. In order to record the discount of the liability, the Company fair valued the royalty and the difference between fair value of the royalty obligation and the gross projected future payments was $7,171,200 and was recorded as non-cash interest expense over the life of the liability and offset to additional paid in capital at inception.
During the three months ended March 31, 2021 and 2020, the Company amortized $115,334 and $118,554 as interest expense, respectively.