Term Note Payable
|6 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2021
|Term Note Payable.|
|Term Note Payable||
10. Term Note Payable
Three-Year Term Note
On February 4, 2019, the Company entered into a Note Purchase Agreement (as amended, the “Note Purchase Agreement”), by and among the Company, certain subsidiaries of the Company party thereto as guarantors, Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Holdings, Inc. and any other purchasers party thereto from time to time (collectively, the “Purchaser”). Under the Note Purchase Agreement, the Company sold to the Purchaser $30.0 million aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes (the “Notes”), bearing interest at a rate of 13.0% per annum and payable quarterly on March 31, June 30, September 30 and December 31 of each year until maturity.
On October 1, 2020, the Company entered into an Amended & Restated Note Purchase Agreement (the “A&R Note Purchase Agreement”). The A&R Note Purchase Agreement amends and restates that certain Note Purchase Agreement, as amended, dated February 4, 2019, by and among the Company, certain of its subsidiaries as guarantors, the Collateral Agent and various purchasers party thereto. Under the A&R Note Purchase Agreement, the Company issued an additional $20 million in Notes, increasing total borrowings to $50 million. Following entry into the A&R Note Purchase Agreement, all outstanding Notes bear interest at the Adjusted (London Interbank Offer) LIBO Rate (as defined in the A&R Note Purchase Agreement) plus 8.75% per annum, payable on the last day of each interest period of one-, two-, three- or six-months (but, in the case of a six-month interest period, every three-months). The Notes do not amortize and the entire principal balance is due in a single payment on the maturity date, October 1, 2023. As of September 30, 2021, $50.9 million in borrowings were outstanding under the Notes, which includes the accrual for an exit fee to be paid at maturity or upon pre-payment. Obligations under the A&R Note Purchase Agreement are secured by all of the Company’s and its subsidiaries’ assets, including intellectual property and general intangibles.
The A&R Note Purchase Agreement contains customary covenants, including, among others, covenants that restrict the Company’s ability to incur debt, grant liens, make certain investments and acquisitions, pay dividends, repurchase equity interests, repay certain debt, amend certain contracts, enter into affiliate transactions and asset sales or make certain equity issuances (including equity issuances that would cause an ownership change within the meaning of Section 382 of the Internal Revenue Code), and covenants that require the Company to, among other things, provide annual, quarterly and monthly financial statements, together with related compliance certificates, maintain its property in good condition, maintain insurance and comply with applicable laws. The financial covenants of the A&R Note Purchase Agreement require the Company not to exceed specified levels of Adjusted EBITDA losses relative to its financial model, beginning with the fiscal quarter ending September 30, 2021. Additionally, the Company shall not permit the Company’s minimum consolidated liquidity, which consists of its cash and cash equivalents, to be less than $9.0 million. Furthermore, the covenants require the Company to expand its Rental Fleet (as defined in the A&R Note Purchase Agreement) by (i) at least 6.25 MW by the 9-month anniversary of the Closing Date, and (ii) at least 12.50 MW by the 18-month anniversary of the Closing Date.
On May 13, 2021, the Company and the collateral agent, entered into a First Amendment, dated as of May 13, 2021 (the “Amendment”), to the A&R Note Purchase Agreement. The Amendment amends certain provisions of the A&R Note Purchase Agreement, including to (a) require the Company to expand its Rental Fleet (as defined in the A&R Note Purchase Agreement) by (i) at least 2.00 MW by the 9-month anniversary of the Closing Date (instead of 6.25 MW as provided in the A&R Note Purchase Agreement prior to the Amendment), and (ii) at least 12.50 MW by the 18-month anniversary of the Closing Date (which is unchanged from the covenant set forth in in the A&R Note Purchase Agreement prior to the Amendment), and (b) increase the Company’s minimum consolidated liquidity requirement from $9 million to $12.2 million for the period from the Amendment Date to March 31, 2022.
As of September 30, 2021, the Company was in compliance with the covenants contained in the A&R Note Purchase Agreement.
The Notes have been recorded net of a discount based on the debt issuance costs totaling $0.1 million. Amortization of the debt discount and debt issuance costs was $8,000 and $17,000 for the three and six months ended September 30, 2021, respectively, based on an effective interest rate, and has been recorded as interest expense in the condensed consolidated statements of operations.
Interest expense related to the Notes payable during the three months ended September 30, 2021 and 2020 was $1.3 million, and includes $8,000 and $0.3 million in amortization of debt issuance costs, respectively. Interest expense related to the Notes payable during the six months ended September 30, 2021 and 2020 was $2.5 million and $2.6 million, and includes $17,000 and $0.6 million in amortization of debt issuance costs, respectively.
Paycheck Protection Program Loan
On April 15, 2020, the Company submitted an application to its banking partner Western Alliance Bank, an Arizona corporation (“Western Alliance”) under the Small Business Administration (the “SBA”) Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) enabled by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act of 2020 (the “CARES Act”). Western Alliance entered into a note on April 24, 2020 with the Company and agreed to make available to the Company a loan in the amount of $2,610,200 (the “PPP Loan”). The Company received the full amount of the PPP Loan on April 24, 2020 (the “Initial Disbursement Date) and has used the proceeds to support fixed costs such as payroll costs, rent and utilities in accordance with the relevant terms and conditions of the CARES Act. The advance under the Loan bears interest at a rate per annum of 1%. The term of the PPP Loan is two years, ending April 24, 2022.
On May 13, 2020, the Company repaid $660,200 of the PPP Loan in accordance with the Fourth Amendment to the Note Purchase Agreement between the Company and Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group, L.P.
In February 2021, the Company applied for forgiveness of the PPP Loan and the loan was forgiven in full on June 30, 2021 (See “Gain on extinguishment of debt” below).
Gain on extinguishment of debt In June 2021, the Company received notification from Western Alliance that the SBA approved forgiveness of the PPP loan in its entirety. The Company accounted for forgiveness on the PPP Loan in accordance with ASC 470 and recognized a gain on debt extinguishment of $1.9 million debt on its Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations and Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows during the six months ended September 30, 2021.
In June 2021, the Company also received a refund of the $660,200 previously repaid in accordance with the Fourth Amendment to the Note Purchase Agreement between the Company and Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group, L.P. and recorded these amounts within other income on the Company’s Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations.
The entire disclosure for information about short-term and long-term debt arrangements, which includes amounts of borrowings under each line of credit, note payable, commercial paper issue, bonds indenture, debenture issue, own-share lending arrangements and any other contractual agreement to repay funds, and about the underlying arrangements, rationale for a classification as long-term, including repayment terms, interest rates, collateral provided, restrictions on use of assets and activities, whether or not in compliance with debt covenants, and other matters important to users of the financial statements, such as the effects of refinancing and noncompliance with debt covenants.
Reference 1: http://fasb.org/us-gaap/role/ref/legacyRef