Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS

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RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2020
RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS  
10. RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS

10. RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS

 

The Company leases an office building and equipment from Areth, LLC (“Areth”) pursuant to an agreement for services effective as of January 1, 2016, as amended from time to time. Effective October 1, 2017, monthly rent on this facility was reduced to $10,000. On September 27, 2018, the agreement was amended to extend the term of the agreement through September 30, 2019. On November 7, 2019, an additional amendment was entered into between Areth and the Company to extend the term of this agreement through September 30, 2020, and to provide for automatic one-year renewals unless ADMA gives written notice of termination to Areth 60 days prior to the end of the term. The Company did not provide such written notice to Areth as of July 31, 2020. Rent expense for the years ended December 31, 2020 and 2019 amounted to $0.1 million. Areth is a company controlled by Dr. Jerrold B. Grossman, the Vice Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors, and Adam S. Grossman, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. The Company also reimburses Areth for office, warehousing and building related (common area) expenses, equipment and certain other operational expenses, which were not material to the consolidated financial statements for the years ended December 31, 2020 and 2019.

 

During the year ended December 31, 2020, the Company purchased certain specialized medical equipment and services related to the Company’s plasma collection centers, as well as personal protective equipment, from GenesisBPS and its affiliates (“Genesis”) in the amount of $0.1 million. Genesis is owned by Dr. Grossman and Adam Grossman. Purchases from Genesis for the year ended December 31, 2019 were not material to the Company’s consolidated financial statements.

 

See Note 8 for a discussion of the Company’s credit facility and related transactions with Perceptive, a holder of more than 10% of the Company’s common stock.