Related Party Transactions
|6 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2018
|Related Party Transactions [Abstract]|
|Related Party Transactions Disclosure [Text Block]||
Novici Biotech, LLC
In January 2012, the Company entered into an agreement with Novici in which iBio’s President is a minority stockholder. See Note 7 for further details.
Agreements with Eastern Capital Limited and its Affiliates
As more fully discussed in Note 9, the Company entered into two share purchase agreements with Eastern.
Concurrently with the execution of the Purchase Agreements, iBio entered into a contract manufacturing joint venture with an affiliate of Eastern to develop and manufacture plant-made pharmaceuticals through iBio CDMO. The Eastern Affiliate contributed $15.0 million in cash to iBio CDMO, for a 30% interest in iBio CDMO. iBio retained a 70% equity interest in iBio CDMO. As the majority equity holder, iBio has the right to appoint a majority of the members of the Board of Managers that manages the iBio CDMO joint venture. Specified material actions by the joint venture require the consent of iBio and the Eastern Affiliate. iBio contributed to the capital of iBio CDMO a royalty bearing license, which grants iBio CDMO a non-exclusive license to use the iBio’s proprietary technologies for research purposes and an exclusive U.S. license for manufacturing purposes. iBio retains all other rights in its intellectual property, including the right for itself to commercialize products based on its proprietary technologies or to grant licenses to others to do so.
In connection with the joint venture, the Second Eastern Affiliate, which controls the subject property as sublandlord, granted iBio CDMO a 34-year sublease of a Class A life sciences building in Bryan, Texas, located on land owned by the Texas A&M system, designed and equipped for plant-made manufacture of biopharmaceuticals. Accrued expenses at December 31, 2018 and June 30, 2018 due to the Second Eastern Affiliate amounted to $651,000 and $789,000, respectively. General and administrative expenses related to Second Eastern Affiliate were approximately $304,000 and $158,000 for the three months ended December 31, 2018 and 2017, respectively, and $542,000 and $342,000 for the six months ended December 31, 2018 and 2017, respectively. Interest expense related to the Second Eastern Affiliate was approximately $476,000 and $479,000 for the three months ended December 31, 2018 and 2017, respectively, and $952,000 and $959,000 for the six months ended December 31, 2018 and 2017, respectively. The terms of the Sublease are described in Note 8.
The Standstill Agreement took effect upon the issuance of the shares to Eastern pursuant to a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of 650,000 shares of common stock. The Standstill Agreement has been amended twice so that Eastern and its controlled affiliates are limited to its beneficial ownership of the Company's outstanding shares of common stock to a maximum of 48%, absent approval by a majority of the Company's Board of Directors. Eastern agreed to extend the standstill restrictions for two (2) additional years beginning with the date of Eastern’s or its controlled affiliate’s purchase of securities in the public offering with Alliance. See Note 9 for further information.
On February 23, 2017, the Company entered into an exchange agreement with the Eastern Affiliate pursuant to which the Company acquired substantially all of the interest in iBio CDMO held by the Eastern Affiliate and issued one share of the iBio CMO Preferred Tracking Stock in exchange for 29,990,000 units of limited liability company interests of iBio CDMO held by the Eastern Affiliate at an original issue price of $13 million. After giving effect to the transactions in the Exchange Agreement, the Company owns 99.99% of iBio CDMO and the Eastern Affiliate owns 0.01% of iBio CDMO.
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.
Reference 1: http://fasb.org/us-gaap/role/ref/legacyRef