Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

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12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2020
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8. NOTES PAYABLE

8. NOTES PAYABLE

 

Senior Notes Payable

 

A summary of outstanding senior notes payable is as follows:

 

 

 

 

December 31,

2020

 

 

December 31,

2019

 

Notes payable

 

$ 100,000,000

 

 

$ 72,500,000

 

Less: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Debt discount

 

 

(7,031,134 )

 

 

(4,208,837 )

Senior notes payable

 

$ 92,968,866

 

 

$ 68,291,163

 

    

On February 11, 2019 (the “Perceptive Closing Date”), the Company and all of its subsidiaries entered into a Credit Agreement and Guaranty (the “Perceptive Credit Agreement”) with Perceptive Credit Holdings II, LP, as the lender and administrative agent (“Perceptive”). The Perceptive Credit Agreement, as amended, provides for a senior secured term loan facility in a principal amount of $100.0 million (the “Perceptive Credit Facility”), comprised of (i) a term loan made on the Perceptive Closing Date in the principal amount of $45.0 million, as evidenced by the Company’s issuance of a promissory note (the “Perceptive Tranche I Note”) in favor of Perceptive on the Perceptive Closing Date (the “Perceptive Tranche I Loan”), (ii) a term loan in the principal amount of $27.5 million (the “Perceptive Tranche II Loan”) evidenced by the Company’s issuance of a promissory note (the “Perceptive Tranche II Note”) in favor of Perceptive on May 3, 2019, (iii) a term loan in the principal amount of $12.5 million evidenced by the Company’s issuance of a promissory note (the “Perceptive Tranche III Note”) in favor of Perceptive on March 20, 2020 (the “Perceptive Tranche III Loan”); and (iv) a term loan in the principal amount of $15 million evidenced by our issuance of a promissory note in favor of Perceptive on December 8, 2020 (the “Perceptive Tranche IV Loan”, and together with the Perceptive Tranche I Loan, the Perceptive Tranche II Loan and the Perceptive Tranche III Loan, the “Perceptive Loans”). The Perceptive Tranche III Loan is the result of an amendment to the Perceptive Credit Agreement that the Company and Perceptive entered into on May 3, 2019 (the “First Perceptive Amendment”), and the Perceptive Tranche III Loan became available to the Company upon the approval of BIVIGAM on May 9, 2019. The Perceptive Tranche IV Loan is the result of an amendment to the Perceptive Credit Facility entered into on December 8, 2020 (the “Second Perceptive Amendment”), which also extended the maturity date of the Perceptive Credit Facility to March 1, 2024 (the “Maturity Date”), subject to acceleration pursuant to the Perceptive Credit Agreement, including upon an Event of Default (as defined in the Perceptive Credit Agreement).

 

On the Perceptive Closing Date, the Company used $30.0 million of the Perceptive Tranche I Loan to terminate and pay in full all of the outstanding obligations under its previously existing credit agreement with Marathon Healthcare Finance Fund, L.P. (“Marathon”) (the “Marathon Credit Facility”). The Company also used proceeds from the Perceptive Tranche I Loan to: (i) pay a deferred facility fee to Marathon in the amount of $2.8 million, (ii) pay a prepayment penalty to Marathon in the amount of $6.5 million, (iii) pay outstanding accrued interest to Marathon in the amount of $0.7 million, and (iv) pay certain fees and expenses incurred in connection with the Perceptive Credit Facility of approximately $1.5 million. In addition, Marathon released $4.0 million of cash to the Company that was held in a debt service reserve account per the terms of the Marathon Credit Facility. In connection with the First Perceptive Amendment, the Company paid an additional facility fee to Perceptive in the amount of $0.1 million on May 3, 2019. In connection with the Second Perceptive Amendment, the Company paid a facility fee to Perceptive in the amount of $0.8 million.

As a result of the Company’s entering into the Perceptive Credit Agreement and terminating the Marathon Credit Facility, the Company recognized a loss on the extinguishment of debt for the year ended December 31, 2019 in the amount of approximately $10.0 million, comprised of the $6.5 million prepayment penalty and the write-off of unamortized debt discount related to the Marathon Credit Facility in the amount of $3.5 million.

 

Borrowings under the Perceptive Credit Agreement bear interest at a rate per annum equal to 7.5% plus the greater of (i) one-month LIBOR and (ii) 3.5%; provided, however, that upon, and during the continuance of, an Event of Default, the interest rate will automatically increase by an additional 400 basis points. Accrued interest is payable to Perceptive on the last day of each month during the term of the Perceptive Credit Facility. The rate of interest in effect as of the Perceptive Closing Date and at December 31, 2020 was 11.0%.

 

On the Maturity Date, the Company will pay Perceptive the entire outstanding principal amount underlying the Perceptive Loans and any accrued and unpaid interest thereon. There are no scheduled principal payments on the Perceptive Loans prior to the Maturity Date. The Company may prepay outstanding principal on the Perceptive Loans at any time and from time to time upon three business days’ prior written notice, subject to the payment to Perceptive of (A) any accrued but unpaid interest on the prepaid principal amount plus (B) a redemption premium amount equal to (i) 5.0% of the prepaid principal amount, if prepaid on or prior to December 31, 2021, (ii) 2.0% of the prepaid principal amount, if prepaid after December 31, 2021 and on or prior to December 31, 2022, (iii) 4.0% of the prepaid principal amount, if prepaid after December 31, 2022 and on or prior to December 31, 2023, and (iv) 5.0% of the prepaid principal amount, if prepaid any time thereafter and prior to the Maturity Date.

   

All of the Company’s obligations under the Perceptive Credit Agreement are secured by a first-priority lien and security interest in substantially all of the Company’s tangible and intangible assets, including intellectual property and all of the equity interests in the Company’s subsidiaries. The Perceptive Credit Agreement contains certain representations and warranties, affirmative covenants, negative covenants and conditions that are customarily required for similar financings. The negative covenants restrict or limit the ability of the Company and its subsidiaries to, among other things and subject to certain exceptions contained in the Perceptive Credit Agreement, incur new indebtedness; create liens on assets; engage in certain fundamental corporate changes, such as mergers or acquisitions, or changes to the Company’s or its subsidiaries’ business activities; make certain Investments or Restricted Payments (each as defined in the Perceptive Credit Agreement); change its fiscal year; pay dividends; repay other certain indebtedness; engage in certain affiliate transactions; or enter into, amend or terminate any other agreements that have the impact of restricting the Company’s ability to make loan repayments under the Perceptive Credit Agreement. In addition, the Company must (i) at all times prior to the Maturity Date maintain a minimum cash balance of $3.0 million; and (ii) as of the last day of each fiscal quarter commencing with the fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2019, report revenues for the trailing 12-month period that exceed the amounts set forth in the Perceptive Credit Agreement, which range from $7.0 million for the fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2019 to $55.0 million for the fiscal quarter ending December 31, 2021. At December 31, 2020, the Company was in compliance with all of the covenants contained in the Perceptive Credit Agreement.

 

As consideration for the Perceptive Credit Agreement, the Company issued to Perceptive a warrant to purchase 1,360,000 shares of the Company’s common stock (the “Perceptive Warrant”) on the Perceptive Closing Date. The Perceptive Warrant has an exercise price equal to $3.28 per share, which is equal to the trailing 10-day volume weighted average price (“VWAP”) of the Company’s common stock on the business day immediately prior to the Perceptive Closing Date multiplied by 1.15. The Company valued the Perceptive Warrant at $2.7 million as of the Perceptive Closing Date and it has an expiration date of February 11, 2029. In connection with the First Perceptive Amendment, the Company issued an additional warrant (the “Perceptive Tranche III Warrant”) to purchase 250,000 shares of the Company’s common stock to Perceptive with an exercise price equal to $4.64 per share, which represents the trailing 10-day VWAP of the Company’s common stock as of May 2, 2019. The Perceptive Tranche III Warrant was valued by the Company at $0.9 million and has an expiration date of May 3, 2029. As consideration for the Second Perceptive Amendment, the Company issued an additional warrant (the “Perceptive Tranche IV Warrant” and, together with the Perceptive Warrant and the Perceptive Tranche III Warrant, the “Perceptive Warrants”) to purchase 2,390,000 shares of the Company’s common stock to Perceptive with an exercise price of $1.94 per share, which is equal to the trailing 10-day VWAP of the Company’s common stock on the business day immediately prior to the date of the Perceptive Second Amendment. The Perceptive Tranche IV Warrant was valued by the Company at $3.7 million and has an expiration date of December 8, 2030. Perceptive has represented to the Company, among other things, that it was an “accredited investor” (as such term is defined in Rule 501(a) of Regulation D under the Securities Act) and the Company issued the Perceptive Warrants in reliance upon an exemption from registration contained in Section 4(2) under the Securities Act. The Perceptive Warrants and the shares of common stock issuable thereunder may not be offered, sold, pledged or otherwise transferred in the U.S. absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements under the Securities Act.

As a result of the fees paid to Perceptive and the value of the Perceptive Warrants, the Company recognized an aggregate discount on the Perceptive Loans in the amount of $7.1 million. The Company records debt discount as a reduction to the face amount of the debt, and the debt discount is amortized as interest expense over the life of the debt using the interest method. Based on the fair value of the Perceptive Warrants and the aggregate amount of fees and expenses associated with obtaining the Perceptive Credit Facility, the effective interest rate on the Perceptive Loans as of December 8, 2020 was approximately 13.7%.

 

Subordinated Note Payable

 

A summary of the outstanding subordinated note payable is as follows:

 

 

 

 

December 31,

2020

 

 

December 31,

2019

 

Subordinated note payable to Biotest

 

$ -

 

 

$ 15,000,000

 

Less:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Debt discount

 

 

-

 

 

 

(91,947 )

Subordinated note payable

 

$ -

 

 

$ 14,908,053

 

    

In connection with the acquisition of the Biotest Assets (see Note 1), ADMA BioManufacturing issued a subordinated note payable to BPC and in connection therewith received cash proceeds of $15.0 million. The note carried an interest at a rate of 6.0% per annum payable semi-annually and was to mature on June 6, 2022. On July 20, 2018, in connection with the U.S. Government required divestiture of all of BPC’s U.S. assets in connection with the sale of Biotest AG to CREAT Group Corporation, Biotest AG, BPC, ADMA BioManufacturing and the Company entered into an Assignment and Assumption Agreement whereby BPC transferred to Biotest AG all of its obligations, rights, title and interest in the subordinated note and the related loan agreements. On December 8, 2020, the Company retired the subordinated note with the proceeds from the Perceptive Tranche IV Loan. As part of this transaction, the lender agreed to a 7% discount from the principal, and the obligation under the note was satisfied by a payment by the Company of approximately $14.0 million. As a result, the Company recorded a gain on the extinguishment of the note of approximately $1.0 million.