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Note 10 - Preferred Stock

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Note 10 - Preferred Stock
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2021
Notes to Financial Statements  
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10.

Preferred Stock

 

Series A Convertible Preferred Stock

 

On December 16, 2020, the Company filed a Certificate of Elimination with the Delaware Secretary of State with respect to the authorized shares of Series A convertible preferred stock. As of the date of the filing of the Certificate of Elimination, no shares of Series A convertible preferred stock were outstanding. Upon filing the Certificate of Elimination, the 547,345 authorized shares of Series A convertible preferred stock were returned to the status of authorized but unissued shares of preferred stock of the Company, without designation as to series or rights, preferences, privileges or limitations.

 

Series B Convertible Preferred Stock

 

As previously reported (see Note 6 – Note Payable), the CRG debt obligations converted into 31,300 shares of the newly authorized Series B convertible preferred stock and warrants to purchase up to 989,379 shares of common stock were also issued.

 

In connection with the CRG debt conversion, on November 26, 2019, the Company filed the Certificate of Designation of Preferences, Rights and Limitations of Series B Convertible Preferred Stock (the “Series B Certificate of Designation”) with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware. The Series B Certificate of Designation provides for the issuance of the shares of Series B convertible preferred stock. The holders of Series B convertible preferred stock are entitled to receive compounding dividends at a rate of 12.5% per annum payable quarterly at the Company’s option through additional paid in-kind shares of Series B convertible preferred stock or in cash. During the three months ended June 30, 2021, the Company paid dividend in-kind of an additional 1,153 shares of Series B convertible preferred stock and a cash dividend of approximately $1,000 for the remaining fractional shares. During the six months ended June 30, 2021, the Company paid dividend in-kind of an additional 2,271 shares of Series B convertible preferred stock and a cash dividend of approximately $2,000 for the remaining fractional shares. The Company has issued a total of 6,790 shares of Series B convertible preferred stock and paid approximately $13,000 in cash as preferred dividend to the holders of Series B convertible preferred stock through June 30, 2021.

 

As of June 30, 2021 and December 31, 2020, there were 38,090 and 35,819 shares of Series B convertible preferred stock outstanding and convertible into 2,489,542 and 2,341,111 shares of common stock, respectively. Each share of Series B convertible preferred stock is convertible at the holder's option into shares of common stock at a conversion ratio of 1-for-65.36 per share determined by dividing the Series B liquidation amount of $1,000 per share by the Series B conversion price of $15.30 per share. However, under the terms of the Series B Preferred Stock and Warrant Purchase Agreement, as amended, CRG will not convert the Series B preferred stock or exercise the CRG warrants until the Company’s stockholders act to authorize additional number of shares of common stock sufficient to cover the conversion shares.

 

The shares of Series B convertible preferred stock have no voting rights and rank senior to all other classes and series of our equity in terms of repayment and certain other rights. 

 

The Series B convertible preferred stock also provides that for so long as any shares are outstanding, the consent of the holders of the Series B convertible preferred stockholders would be required to amend the Company’s organizational documents, approve any merger, sale of assets, or other major corporate transaction, or incur additional indebtedness, among other items. 

 

Series C Convertible Preferred Stock

 

In connection with the closing of the public offering, on January 19, 2021, the Company filed the Certificate of Designation of Preferences, Rights and Limitations of Series C Convertible Preferred Stock (the “Series C Certificate of Designation”) with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware. The Series C Certificate of Designation provides for the issuance of the shares of Series C convertible preferred stock. The shares of Series C convertible preferred stock rank on par with the shares of the common stock, in each case, as to dividend rights and distributions of assets upon liquidation, dissolution or winding up of the Company.

 

With certain exceptions, as described in the Series C Certificate of Designation, the shares of Series C convertible preferred stock have no voting rights.

 

Each share of Series C convertible preferred stock is convertible at any time at the holder’s option into one share of common stock, which conversion ratio will be subject to adjustment for stock splits, stock dividends, distributions, subdivisions and combinations and other similar transactions as specified in the Series C Certificate of Designation.

 

A total of 2,450,880 shares of Series C convertible preferred stock were issued in the January 2021 Offering. In January 2021, all Series C convertible preferred stock were converted into common stock and there are no remaining shares of Series C convertible preferred stock outstanding.