|SEVEN STARS CLOUD GROUP, INC. filed this Form 10-Q on 11/13/2017|
Seven Stars Cloud Group, Inc., Its Subsidiaries
and Variable Interest Entities
On July 6, 2016, the Company entered into a Common Stock Purchase Agreement (the “SSW SPA”) with Seven Stars Works Co., Ltd., a Korea company (“SSW”) and an affiliate of SSS. Pursuant to the terms of the SSW SPA, the Company has agreed to sell and issue 2,272,727 shares of the Company’s common stock for $1.76 per share, or a total purchase price of $4.0 million to SSW. A total of $4.0 million was received and 2,272,727 shares were issued on July 19, 2016.
On August 11, 2016, the Company entered into Common Stock Purchase Agreement (the “Harvest SPA”) with Harvest Alternative Investment Opportunities SPC (“Harvest”), a Cayman Islands company. Pursuant to the terms of the Harvest SPA, the Company has agreed to sell and issue 2,272,727 shares of the Company’s common stock, for $1.76 per share, or a total purchase price of $4.0 million to Harvest. A total of $4.0 million was received and 2,272,727 shares were issued on August 12, 2016.
On November 11, 2016, the Company entered into Common Stock Purchase Agreement (the “SSSHKCD SPA”) with Sun Seven Stars Hong Kong Cultural Development Limited, a Hong Kong company (“SSSHKCD”) and an affiliate of SSS. Pursuant to the terms of the SSSHKCD SPA, the Company has agreed to sell and issue 1,136,365 shares of the Company’s common stock for $1.76 per share, or a total purchase price of $2.0 million to SSSHKCD. A total of $2.0 million was received and 1,136,365 shares were issued on November 17, 2016.
As described in Note 12, the Company and SSS entered into a series of agreements, including an agreement pursuant to which the Company agreed to sell and issue 4,545,455 shares of the Company's common stock and warrants to acquire an additional 1,818,182 shares (at an exercise price of $2.75 per share) for an aggregate purchase price of $10 million to SSS.
On May 19, 2017, the Company entered into a subscription agreement with certain investors, including officers, directors and other affiliates of the Company, pursuant to which the Company issued and sold to such investors, in a private placement, an aggregate of 727,273 shares of the common stock of the Company, for $2.75 per share, or a total purchase price of $2.0 million. Investors in the private placement included Lan Yang, the wife of the Company’s Chairman Bruno Wu, and China Telenet Ventures Limited, an entity owned and controlled by Sean Wang, a member of the Company’s Board of Directors. As of July 18, 2017, all subscription amounts have been received by the Company.
Accounting standards require the categorization of financial assets and liabilities, based on the inputs to the valuation technique, into a three-level fair value hierarchy. The various levels of the fair value hierarchy are described as follows:
Accounting standards require the use of observable market data, when available, in making fair value measurements. When inputs used to measure fair value fall within different levels of the hierarchy, the level within which the fair value measurement is categorized is based on the lowest level input that is significant to the fair value measurement.
The Company reviews the valuation techniques used to determine if the fair value measurements are still appropriate on an annual basis, and evaluate and adjust the unobservable inputs used in the fair value measurements based on current market conditions and third party information.
Common stock is valued at closing price reported on the active market on which the individual securities are traded.
The fair value of the warrant liabilities was valued using Monte Carlo Simulation method at the year ended December 31, 2016. All the remaining warrant liabilities have been expired as of August 30, 2017. The following assumptions were incorporated: