|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2019
|Debt Disclosure [Abstract]|
Note 8 – Long Term Debt
Long-term debt consists of the following (in thousands):
Interest expense for all the Company’s debt arrangements, excluding the amortization of debt issuance costs and other discounts and fees, was approximately $1.7 million and $1.0 million for the years ended December 31, 2019 and 2018, respectively.
As of December 31, 2019, the Company had $1.2 million in standby letters of credit outstanding for certain restaurants. As of December 31, 2019 and 2018, the Company had $0.4 million and $1.3 million, respectively, of cash collateralized letters of credit, which are recorded as a component of security deposits on the consolidated balance sheet.
Goldman Sachs Bank USA Credit and Guaranty Agreement
On October 4, 2019, in conjunction with the acquisition of Kona Grill, the Company entered into a credit and guaranty agreement with Goldman Sachs Bank USA (“Goldman Sachs Credit Agreement”), which replaced the Company’s credit agreement with Bank of America, N.A (“Bank of America Credit Agreement”).
The Goldman Sachs Credit Agreement provides for a secured revolving credit facility of $12.0 million and a $48.0 million term loan. The term loan is payable in quarterly installments, with the final payment due in October 2024. The revolving credit facility also matures in October 2024. Additionally, the Company’s consolidated adjusted EBITDA as defined by the Goldman Sachs Credit Agreement for determining covenant compliance includes pro forma adjustments for the annualization of the Kona Grill restaurant performance which includes results before the acquisition date.
The Goldman Sachs Credit Agreement contains several financial covenants, including the following:
The Company’s ability to borrow under its revolving credit facility is dependent on several factors. The Company’s total borrowings cannot exceed a leverage incurrence multiple of (i) 2.50 to 1.00 as of the end of any fiscal quarters ending on or prior to June 30, 2020, (ii) 2.25 to 1.00 as of the fiscal quarters ending September 30, 2020 and December 31, 2020, (iii) 2.00 to 1.00 as of the fiscal quarter ending March 31, 2021 (iv) 1.75 to 1.00 as of the fiscal quarter ending June 30, 2021, (v) 1.70 to 1.00 as of the fiscal quarter ending September 30, 2021, (vi) 1.65 to 1.00 as of the fiscal quarter ending December 31, 2021, and (vii) 1.50 to 1.00 as of the end of any fiscal quarter thereafter. In addition, after giving effect to borrowings under the revolving credit facility, the Company’s cash and cash equivalents cannot exceed $4,000,000.
The Goldman Sachs Credit Agreement has several borrowing and interest rate options, including the following: (a) a LIBOR rate (or a comparable successor rate) subject to a 1.75% floor or (b) a base rate equal to the greatest of (i) the prime rate, (ii) the federal funds rate plus 0.50%, (iii) the LIBOR rate for a one-month period plus 1.00% or (iv) 4.75%. Loans under the Goldman Sachs Credit Agreement bear interest at a rate per annum using the applicable indices plus a varying interest rate margin of between 5.75% and 6.75% (for LIBOR rate loans) and 4.75% and 5.75% (for base rate loans).
The Goldman Sachs Credit Agreement contains customary representations, warranties and conditions to borrowing including customary affirmative and negative covenants, which include covenants that limit or restrict the Company’s ability to incur indebtedness and other obligations, grant liens to secure obligations, make investments, merge or consolidate, alter the organizational structure of the Company and its subsidiaries, and dispose of assets outside the ordinary course of business, in each case subject to customary exceptions for credit facilities of this size and type.
The Company and certain operating subsidiaries of the Company guarantee the obligations under the Goldman Sachs Credit Agreement, which also are secured by liens on substantially all of the assets of the Company and its subsidiaries.
In the year ended December 31, 2019, the Company incurred $2.4 million of debt issuance costs related to the Goldman Sachs Credit Agreement, which were capitalized and are recorded as a direct deduction to the long-term debt, net of current portion, on the consolidated balance sheets. As of December 31, 2019, the Company was in compliance with the covenants required by the Goldman Sachs Credit Agreement.
Equipment Financing Agreements
On June 5, 2015 and August 16, 2016, the Company entered into financing agreements with Sterling National Bank for $1.0 million and $0.7 million, respectively, to purchase equipment for the STKs in Orlando, Chicago, San Diego, and Denver. Each of these financing agreements have five- year terms and bears interest at a rate of 5% per annum, payable in equal monthly installments.
On May 15, 2019, the Company entered into the Bank of America Credit Agreement, which was replaced with the Goldman Sachs Credit Agreement described above on October 4, 2019. The Bank of America Credit Agreement provided for a secured revolving credit facility of $10.0 million and a $10.0 million term loan. The term loan was payable in quarterly installments, with the final payment due in May 2024. The revolving credit facility also matured in May 2024. In conjunction with entering into the Bank of America Credit Agreement, the Company incurred $0.4 million of debt issuance costs. On October 4, 2019, the unamortized debt issuance costs of $0.4 million was recognized as a loss on early debt extinguishment within other expense, net on the consolidated income statements and comprehensive income.
In conjunction with entering into the Bank of America Credit Agreement on May 15, 2019, the Company prepaid the outstanding debt balances to early extinguish the $2.6 million of outstanding term loans with BankUnited, the $5.3 million of outstanding promissory notes with Anson Investments Master Fund LP, and the $1.0 million outstanding promissory note with 2235570 Ontario Limited. The Company recognized a $0.4 million loss on early debt extinguishment within other expenses, net on the consolidated statements of income and comprehensive income, primarily caused by the recognition of the unamortized discounts related to warrants issued with the promissory notes and the recognition of unamortized debt issuance costs related to the debt extinguished. Additionally, the Company prepaid the $1.2 million of outstanding cash advances due to the TOG Liquidation Trust, a related party. Please refer to Note 11 for additional details on transactions with related parties.
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.
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