9. RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS
|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2017
|Related Party Transactions [Abstract]|
|9. RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS||
The Company leases an office building and equipment from Areth, LLC (“Areth”) pursuant to a shared services agreement on a month-to-month basis of which terms were amended by the Company’s Board of Directors in June 2016. Rent expense amounted to $48,000 for the three months ended September 30, 2017 and 2016, and $144,000 for the nine months ended September 30, 2017 and 2016. Areth is a company controlled by Dr. Jerrold B. Grossman, the Company’s Vice Chairman, and Adam S. Grossman, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, and the Company pays Areth monthly fees for the use of such office space and for other information technology, general warehousing and administrative services. Effective October 1, 2017, monthly rent on this facility was reduced to $10,000. The Company also reimburses Areth for office and building related (common area) expenses, equipment and certain other operational expenses, which have not been material to the condensed consolidated financial statements for the nine months ended September 30, 2017 and 2016.
The Company maintains deposits and other accounts at Pascack Bankcorp, a bank of which Dr. Grossman served as a director through January 2016, and which was approximately 5%-owned by members of the Grossman family. Pascack Bankcorp was acquired by Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. in January 2016 and Dr. Grossman is currently a member of the Corporate Advisory Council of Lakeland Bancorp Inc.
As of September 30, 2017, the Company has a $15.0 million subordinated note payable to BPC (see Note 4), and recognized interest expense on this note for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2017 in the amount of $0.2 million and $0.3 million, respectively.
For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2017 and 2016, the Company recognized revenues under its out-licensing agreement with Biotest of approximately $36,000 and $0.1 million, respectively. Deferred revenue of $2.7 million and $2.8 million as of September 30, 2017 and December 31, 2016, respectively, is related to this agreement.
Biotest is the Company’s largest customer for the sale of normal source plasma. Plasma sales to Biotest for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2017 were $2.8 million and $7.3 million, respectively. Plasma sales to Biotest for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2016 were $2.3 million and $6.1 million, respectively. Accounts receivable includes $0.9 million and $1.0 million due from Biotest as of September 30, 2017 and December 31, 2016, respectively. Additionally, Biotest is a supplier of plasma to ADMA, with the Company purchasing approximately $1.7 million and $1.2 million of plasma in the nine months ended September 30, 2017 and 2016, respectively. Included in accounts payable is $1.4 million and approximately $82,000 due to Biotest as of September 30, 2017 and December 31, 2016, respectively. The following table summarizes the related party balances with Biotest:
In connection with the acquisition of the Biotest Assets, the Company entered into a Transition Services Agreement with BPC pursuant to which each of the Company and BPC agreed to provide transition services to the other party, including services related to finance, human resources, information technologies, leasing of equipment and clinical and regulatory services for a period of up to 24 months after the June 6, 2017 closing date, as well as agreements to lease certain laboratory space within the Boca Facility to BPC for a period of up to 24 months after the closing date of the acquisition transaction. As of September 30, 2017, $0.2 million was payable by the Company to BPC for services rendered and expenses incurred on behalf of the Company related to these agreements. This amount is reflected in accrued expenses in the accompanying consolidated balance sheet.
Under the terms of the acquisition of the Biotest Assets, the Company will transfer two plasma collection centers to BPC on January 1, 2019. The purchase price payable of $12.6 million as of September 30, 2017 represents the fair value of this obligation.
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.
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