Convertible Debt Obligations
|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2018
|Debt Disclosure [Abstract]|
|Convertible Debt Obligations||
9. CONVERTIBLE DEBT OBLIGATIONS
During an offering that ended on September 30, 2010, the Company issued convertible notes with an interest rate of 8% and an amended maturity date of March 31, 2011 (the “2010 Debt Obligations”). The Company incurred interest expense of $9,464 and $27,863 during the three and nine months ended September 30, 2018, respectively, and $9,463 and $27,863 during the three and nine months ended September 30, 2017, respectively, on the 2010 Debt Obligations. As of December 31, 2017, the entire principal balance owed on the 2010 Debt Obligations has been repaid, however, accrued interest of $283,343 and $255,481 remained outstanding as of September 30, 2018, and December 31, 2017, respectively. Accrued interest on the 2010 Debt Obligations is not convertible.
On December 31, 2017, the Company sold a convertible promissory note in the amount of $20,000 to an accredited investor. From February 2, 2018 through April 26, 2018, the Company sold additional convertible promissory notes in the aggregate principal amount of $2,026,730 (together, the “Convertible Notes”). The Convertible Notes mature 90 days from the date of issuance, bear interest at 8% per annum and are convertible into the Company’s common stock at $0.63 per share, which represented a 10% discount to the price used for the sale of the Company’s common stock at the commitment date. The conversion option represented a beneficial conversion feature in the amount of $227,414 which was recorded as a debt discount with a corresponding credit to additional paid-in capital. The Company incurred total interest expense of $33,026 and $293,259, respectively, related to this debt during the three and nine months ended September 30, 2018, of which $7,821 and $227,414, respectively, represented amortization of debt discount.
On June 30, 2018, principal and interest of $794,875 and $15,000, respectively, owed on the Convertible Notes were converted into 1,285,516 shares of common stock at a conversion price of $0.63 per share. The remaining principal balance owed on the Convertible Notes of $1,251,854 is past due as of September 30, 2018.
Between June 30, 2018 and September 11, 2018, the Company sold convertible promissory notes (the “Gaucho Notes”) in the amount of $305,500 to accredited investors. The Gaucho Notes bear interest at 7% per annum and mature on December 31, 2018. The Gaucho Notes and related accrued interest will be convertible into Gaucho Group common stock at the option of the holder, at a price representing 20% discount to the share price in a future offering of Gaucho Group common stock. The Company incurred total interest expense of $2,808 related to the Gaucho Notes during the three and nine months ended September 30, 2018.
The Company’s debt obligations as of September 30, 2018 and December 31, 2017 are summarized below:
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.
Reference 1: http://fasb.org/us-gaap/role/ref/legacyRef