Related Party Transactions
|9 Months Ended|
Jun. 30, 2020
|Related Party Transactions [Abstract]|
|Related Party Transactions||
Note 13. Related Party Transactions
Henry R. Slack and George R. Brokaw
On December 31, 2016, the Company entered into new employment agreements (collectively, the “Employment Agreements”) with Henry R. Slack, and George R. Brokaw. Mr. Slack previously served as the Executive Chairman of the Company, and Mr. Brokaw previously served as the Executive Vice Chairman of the Company. The Employment Agreements provided for an annual base salary of $250,000 in the case of Mr. Slack and an annual base salary of $250,000 in the case of Mr. Brokaw.
Effective July 1, 2019, Mr. Slack resigned his employment with the Company as Executive Chairman. Effective December 31, 2019, Mr. Brokaw resigned his employment with the Company as Executive Vice Chairman. Mr. Slack and Mr. Brokaw continue to serve on the Board of the Company.
Remy W. Trafelet
On February 11, 2019, as contemplated by a settlement agreement between the Company, certain members of the Board of Directors, Mr. Trafelet, and certain third parties affiliated with Mr. Trafelet (the “Alico Settlement Agreement”) Mr. Trafelet submitted to the Board his resignation as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and a member of the Board, effective upon the execution of the Alico Settlement Agreement. Also, on February 11, 2019, as contemplated by the Alico Settlement Agreement, the Company entered into a consulting agreement (the "Consulting Agreement") with Mr. Trafelet and 3584 Inc., an entity controlled by Mr. Trafelet (the "Consultant"). Pursuant to the Consulting Agreement, Mr. Trafelet will make himself available to provide consulting services to the Company through the Consultant for up to 24 months. In exchange for the consulting services, the Consultant will receive an annual consulting fee of $400,000. As of June 30, 2020, the Company has paid approximately $554,000 towards these consulting fees. If the Company terminates the consulting period (other than in certain specified circumstances), the Company will continue to pay the consulting fees described above through the balance of the 24-month term.
Shared Services Agreement
The Company had a shared services agreement with Trafelet Brokaw Capital Management, L.P. (“TBCM”), whereby the Company reimbursed TBCM for use of office space and various administrative and support services. The agreement expired December 31, 2018 and was not extended or renewed. The annual cost of the office and services was approximately $618,000. The Company expensed $0 for the three and nine months ended June 30, 2020 and expensed $0 and approximately $147,000 for the three and nine months ended June 30, 2019, respectively.
Distribution of Shares by Alico’s Largest Shareholder
On November 12, 2019, 734 Investors, the Company’s largest shareholder from 2013 until November 12, 2019, distributed the 3,173,405 shares of Company common stock held by it, on a pro rata basis, to its members. The Company understands this share distribution was made in anticipation of the dissolution of 734 Investors. Transfers of these shares were not made pursuant to any current Alico registration statement.
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://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/disclosureRef