PLAN OF MERGER AND INVESTMENT IN UNCONSOLIDATED ENTITY
|6 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2020
|Equity Method Investments and Joint Ventures [Abstract]|
|PLAN OF MERGER AND INVESTMENT IN UNCONSOLIDATED ENTITY||
NOTE 5 – PLAN OF MERGER AND INVESTMENT IN UNCONSOLIDATED ENTITY
Viking Plan of Merger and Related Transactions
On February 3, 2020, the Company and Viking entered into a Merger Agreement, which was amended and restated by an Amended and Restated Agreement and Plan of Merger entered into with Viking on August 31, 2020 (the Merger Agreement). Pursuant to the Merger Agreement, at the effective time of the Merger, (a) each share of common stock of Viking issued and outstanding, other than certain shares owned by the Company, Viking and the Company’s merger sub which will be merged with and into Viking, with Viking being the surviving entity in the merger (“Merger Sub”), will be converted into the right to receive the pro-rata share (when including the Viking preferred stock conversion rights) of 80% of the Company’s post-closing capitalization (excluding shares issuable upon conversion of the Series C Preferred Stock of the Company); and (b) each share of Viking preferred stock outstanding immediately prior to the effective time will be converted into one share of Camber Series A Preferred Stock, which preferred stock will have the right to vote, and convert into, that number of shares of Camber common stock that its holder would have received in the Merger, had such holder fully converted the Viking preferred stock into Viking common stock immediately prior to the Effective Time. Holders of Viking common stock will have any fractional shares of Company common stock after the Merger rounded up to the nearest whole share. The Merger Agreement can be terminated under certain circumstances, including by either Viking or the Company if the Merger has not been consummated on or before December 31, 2020, subject to certain exceptions.
A further requirement to the closing of the Merger was that the Company was required to have acquired 30% of Elysium as part of a $9,200,000 investment in Viking’s Rule 506(c) offering, which transaction was completed on February 3, 2020 (25% of Elysium and $5 million investment) and June 25, 2020 (5% of Elysium and $4.2 million investment), as discussed below. In the event of termination of the Merger Agreement, Camber is required, under certain circumstances described below, to return a portion of the Elysium interests to Viking:
*Assumes the payment of Secured Notes (defined below) within 90 days of the date of termination of the Merger Agreement and the Additional Payment (defined below) is made.
The Merger Agreement provides that the Secured Notes (defined below) will be forgiven in the event the Merger closes, and the Secured Notes will be due 90 days after the date that the Merger Agreement is terminated by any party for any reason, at which time an additional payment shall also be due to the Company and payable by Viking in an amount equal to (i) 115.5% of the original principal amount of the Secured Notes, minus (ii) the amount due to the Company pursuant to the terms of the Secured Notes upon repayment thereof (the “Additional Payment”) is due.
A required condition to the entry into the Merger was that the Company loan Viking $5 million, pursuant to the terms of a Securities Purchase Agreement, which was entered into on February 3, 2020 (the “1st SPA”). On February 3, 2020, the Company and Discover Growth Fund, an institutional investor (“Discover”), entered into a Stock Purchase Agreement pursuant to which Discover purchased 525 shares of Series C Preferred Stock of the Company, for $5 million, at a 5% original issue discount to the $10,000 face value of such preferred stock. Pursuant to the 1st SPA, the Company made a $5 million loan to Viking (using funds raised from the sale of the Series C Preferred Stock shares to Discover), which was evidenced by a 10.5% Secured Promissory Note (the “1st Secured Note”). On June 25, 2020, the Company advanced an additional $4.2 million to Viking in consideration for, among other things, an additional 10.5% Secured Promissory Note in the principal amount of $4.2 million (the “2nd Secured Note” and together with the 1st Secured Note, the “Secured Notes”).
The Secured Notes accrue interest at the rate of 10.5% per annum, payable quarterly, and are due and payable on February 3, 2022. The notes include standard events of default, including certain defaults relating to the trading status of Viking’s common stock and change of control transactions involving Viking. The Secured Notes can be prepaid at any time with prior notice as provided therein, and together with a pre-payment penalty equal to 10.5% of the original amount of the Secured Notes. The Secured Notes are secured by a security interest, pari passu with the other investors in Viking’s Secured Note offering (subject to certain pre-requisites) in Viking’s 70% ownership of Elysium and 100% of Ichor Energy Holdings, LLC. Additionally, pursuant to a separate Security and Pledge Agreement, Viking provided Camber a security interest in the membership, common stock, and/or ownership interests of all of Viking’s existing and future, directly owned or majority-owned subsidiaries, to secure the repayment of the Secured Notes.
The Secured Notes are convertible into common shares of Viking at a conversion price of $0.24 per share at any time after March 4, 2020, and before the 15th day after Viking’s common stock has traded at an average daily price of at least $0.55 for 15 consecutive business days (at which point the Secured Notes are no longer convertible), provided that the Company is restricted from converting any portion of the Secured Notes into Viking’s common stock if upon such conversion the Company would beneficially own more than 4.99% of Viking’s common stock (which percentage may be increased or decreased, with 61 days prior written notice to Viking, provided that such percentage cannot under any circumstances be increased to greater than 9.99%).
On and effective June 22, 2020, the Company and Discover entered into a Stock Purchase Agreement (the “June 2020 Purchase Agreement”), pursuant to which Discover purchased 630 shares of Series C Preferred Stock for $6 million, at a 5% original issue discount to the $10,000 face value of such preferred stock (the “Face Value”). Provided that the Company has not materially breached the terms of the June 2020 Purchase Agreement, the Company may at any time, in its sole and absolute discretion, repurchase from Discover all, but not less than all, of the then outstanding shares of Series C Preferred Stock sold pursuant to the agreement by paying to Discover 110% of the aggregate face value of all such shares.
The Company agreed pursuant to the June 2020 Purchase Agreement that if the Merger does not close by the required date approved by the parties thereto (as such may be extended from time to time), the Company is required, at Discover’s option, in its sole and absolute discretion, to immediately repurchase from Discover all then outstanding Series C Preferred Stock shares acquired by Discover pursuant to the June 2020 Purchase Agreement, by paying to Discover 110% of the aggregate Face Value of all such shares (the “Repurchase Requirement”), which totals $6,930,000. The Repurchase Requirement was terminated in connection with the parties’ entry into the Exchange Agreement in December 2020, discussed below under “Note 18—Subsequent Events”.
On June 22, 2020, the Company and Discover entered into an Amendment to Stock Purchase Agreement (the “SPA Amendment”), pursuant to which Discover agreed to terminate the obligation set forth in the February 2020 Stock Purchase Agreement previously entered into between the Company and Discover on February 3, 2020, which contained a Repurchase Requirement substantially similar to the one contained in the June 2020 Purchase Agreement (as to the 525 shares of Series C Preferred Stock sold to Discover on February 3, 2020), which would have required that the Company pay Discover an aggregate of $5,775,000 in connection with the redemption of the 525 shares of Series C Preferred Stock the Company sold to Discover in the event the Merger was terminated.
Investment in Unconsolidated Entity
The Company accounts for its investment in unconsolidated entities under the equity method of accounting when it owns less than 50% of a controlling interest and does not have the ability to exercise significant influence over the operating and financial policies of the entity. The Company owns 30% of Elysium as of September 30, 2020 (25% from February 3, 2020, to June 25, 2020), as discussed above, and accounts for such ownership under the equity method of accounting. The investment is adjusted accordingly for dividends or distributions it receives and its proportionate share of earnings or losses of the entity. Elysium is involved in oil and gas exploration and production in the United States. The balance sheet of Elysium at September 30, 2020, included current assets of $2.3 million, total assets of $30.8 million, total liabilities of $34.9 million, and net liabilities of $(4.1) million. The balance sheet of Elysium at March 31, 2020, included current assets of $4.0 million, total assets of $37.7 million, total liabilities of $34.0 million, and net assets of $3.7 million. Additionally, the income statement for Elysium for the three and six months ended September 30, 2020, included total revenues of $4.0 million and $7.8 million and a net loss of $3.2 million and $7.5 million, respectively.
The carrying value of the notes receivable was reduced by $1,182,952, as the Company’s share of losses from Elysium for the six months ended September 30, 2020. In accordance with ASC 323-10-35, the losses from Elysium exceeded the equity investment of the Company which was used to reduce the related notes receivable balance. If the losses were to exceed the notes receivable balance, no additional losses would be recorded for the equity investment.
The table below shows the changes in the investment in the unconsolidated entity for the six-month periods ended September 30, 2020 and 2019, respectively.
The entire disclosure for equity method investments and joint ventures. Equity method investments are investments that give the investor the ability to exercise significant influence over the operating and financial policies of an investee. Joint ventures are entities owned and operated by a small group of businesses as a separate and specific business or project for the mutual benefit of the members of the group.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/disclosureRef