NOTE 4. – INVESTMENTS & OTHER ASSETS
The total carrying value of the Company’s investments and other assets at September 30, 2022 and December 31, 2021 consisted of the following:
Panacea Life Sciences Holdings, Inc. common stock
Aurora stock warrants
Change Agronomy Ltd. ordinary shares
Investment in Panacea Life Sciences Holdings, Inc.
On December 3, 2019, the Company entered into a securities purchase agreement with Panacea Life Sciences, Inc. (“Panacea”) whereby the Company acquired shares of Panacea Series B preferred stock; a convertible note receivable with a $7,000 face value; and a warrant to purchase additional shares of Series B preferred stock.
On June 30, 2021, the Company entered into a Promissory Note Exchange Agreement with Panacea and a Securities Exchange Agreement with Panacea, Exactus, Inc. (“Exactus”) and certain other Panacea shareholders. Pursuant to the Securities Exchange Agreement, Exactus fully acquired Panacea. These transactions effected the (i) conversion of all of the Company’s Series B Preferred Stock in Panacea into 91,016,026 shares of common stock in Exactus valued at $9,102 as of June 30, 2021 and (ii) the conversion of the Company’s existing debt in Panacea by converting the outstanding $7,000 principal balance convertible note receivable and all accrued but unpaid interest thereon for fee simple ownership of Needle Rock Farms (224 acres in Delta County, Colorado) and equipment valued at $2,248, $500 in Panacea’s Series B Preferred Stock (which was subsequently converted to Exactus common stock under the Securities Exchange Agreement; this balance is reflected in final shares as stated above), and a new $4,300 promissory note (the “Promissory note receivable”) with a maturity date of June 30, 2026 and a 0% interest rate. The Promissory note receivable is with a related party of Panacea and is fully secured by a first priority lien on Panacea’s headquarters located in Golden, Colorado. All other rights and obligations of the Company in Panacea and Panacea’s affiliate, Quintel-MC Incorporated, were terminated by this transaction—including all warrant rights and obligations for future investment. The conversion was recorded as a non-monetary transaction, based on the fair value of the assets received, and resulted in a gain of $2,548 which was included within the Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations and Comprehensive Loss as “Gain on Panacea investment conversion” during 2021.
The Promissory note receivable was issued at a value of $3,684 ($4,300 face value less $616 discount) and is included within Other assets on the Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets. As of September 30, 2022 and December 31, 2021, the Promissory note receivable balance was $3,829 and $3,741, respectively. The Company intends to hold the Promissory note receivable to maturity and the associated discount will be amortized into interest income over the term of the note. The ownership of Needle Rock Farms and related equipment is included within Property, plant, and equipment, net on the Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets. The common shares of Exactus, Inc. are considered equity securities in accordance with ASC 321 and are recorded at fair value—changes in fair value will be included within the statement of operations and comprehensive loss. See Note 5 for additional information on the fair value measurements.
On October 25, 2021, Exactus announced the completion of a 1 for
reverse stock split as well as an entity name change to Panacea Life Sciences Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: PLSH). As a result of the reverse stock split, our 91,016,026 shares were adjusted to 3,250,573 shares.