|3 Months Ended|
Mar. 31, 2019
NOTE 9 – DEBENTURES RECEIVABLE
As detailed in Note 4 – Investments, the Company converted the GC Debentures into a 33.5% ownership interest in GenCanna in February 2019. Prior to conversion, the GC Debentures bore interest at a compounded rate of 9% per annum and had an original maturity of three years from issuance. For the year ended December 31, 2018, the Company earned and received interest income of approximately $502,000 on the GC Debentures.
Among other provisions of the subscription agreement governing the GC Debentures, the Company agreed to fund a $10 million employee bonus pool should GenCanna meet certain 2019 operating targets, and the Company’s CEO was appointed as a director to GenCanna’s board. Additionally, pursuant to a rights agreement, the Company was granted certain rights including the rights of inspection, financial information, and participation in future security offerings of GenCanna.