Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Consulting Shares

Consulting Shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2016
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Consulting Shares

9. Consulting Shares

Del Mar Consulting Group & Alex Partners

In March 2015, the Company entered into an independent consulting agreement (the “Consulting Agreement”) with the Del Mar Consulting Group, Inc. and Alex Partners, LLC (the “Consultants”), pursuant to which the Company issued 150,000 shares of common stock, to the Consultants (the “Consulting Shares”). The Company agreed to retain the Consultants to provide investor relations consulting to the Company for a period commencing on March 6, 2015 (the “Commencement Date”) and ending thirteen months after the Commencement Date (such period, the “Term”). The shares issued in connection with the Consulting Agreement were deemed to be exempt from registration in reliance upon Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act as a transaction by an issuer not involving any public offering.


The Company recognized expenses in connection with the issuance of the Consulting Shares of $0.1 million and $0.4 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2015 in general and administrative expenses. No expenses were recognized during the 2016 period as the remaining shares vested on September 2, 2015 and the remaining expense was recorded based on the fair value of the shares on that date.

Aquilo Partners

In September 2015, the Company entered into a Letter agreement (the “Letter Agreement”) with Aquilo Partners, L.P. (“Aquilo Partners”) pursuant to which the Company recorded a cash retainer fee of $0.1 million and issued 27,272 shares of the Company´s common stock at a price of $2.75 per share.