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ICONIX BRAND GROUP, INC. filed this Form 10-K on 03/28/2019
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Two-Year Put/Call Option:  At any time from December 20, 2020, BrandCo may deliver a put notice to the Company and the Company may deliver a call notice to BrandCo, in each case, for the Company’s purchase of all units in the joint venture held by BrandCo.  Upon the exercise of such put/call, the purchase price for BrandCo’s units in the joint venture will be an amount equal to (i) the percentage interest represented by BrandCo’s units, multiplied by (ii) 5, multiplied by (iii) RR, where RR is equal to:

 

A + (A x (100% + CAGR))

2

 

A = trailing 12 months royalty revenue; and

CAGR = 36 month compound annual rate

Equity Method Investments

 

In the fourth quarter of December 31, 2018, the Company reviewed the fair values of the underlying assets and liabilities of its equity method investments as compared to their book values.  The fair value of the Company’s equity method investments were higher than the book values and thus no impairment was recorded in FY 2018.

 

In the fourth quarter of December 31, 2017, the Company reviewed the fair values of the underlying assets and liabilities of its equity method investments as compared to their book values.  As a result, the Company recognized an investment impairment associated with its investment in MG Icon.  See below in section “MG Icon” for further details.  The fair value of the Company’s equity method investments were higher than their book value and thus no other impairment was recorded.

 

The following joint ventures are recorded using the equity method of accounting:

Iconix Southeast Asia Joint Venture

In October 2013, the Company formed Iconix SE Asia Limited (“Iconix SE Asia”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, and contributed substantially all rights to its wholly-owned and controlled brands in Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Brunei, Myanmar, and East Timor (the “South East Asia Territory”). Shortly thereafter, GBG (f/k/a Li + Fung Asia Limited) purchased a 50% interest in Iconix SE Asia for approximately $12.0 million. GBG paid $7.5 million in cash upon the closing of the transaction and committed to pay an additional $4.5 million over the 24-month period following closing.

In June 2014, the Company contributed substantially all rights to its wholly-owned and controlled brands in the Republic of Korea, and its Ecko, Zoo York, Ed Hardy and Sharper Image Brands in the European Union, and Turkey, in each case, to Iconix SE Asia. In return, GBG agreed to pay the Company $15.9 million, of which $4.0 million was paid in cash at closing. The Company guaranteed minimum distributions of $2.5 million in the aggregate through FY 2015 to GBG from the exploitation in the European Union and Turkey of the brands contributed to Iconix SE Asia as part of this transaction. As a result of this transaction, the Company incurred $5.4 million of marketing costs which were accounted for as a reduction to the cash received.  In September 2014, the Company’s subsidiaries contributed substantially all rights to their Lee Cooper and Umbro brands in the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan (together, the “Greater China Territory”), to Iconix SE Asia. In return, GBG agreed to pay the Company $21.5 million, of which $4.3 million was paid at closing. The Company guaranteed minimum distributions of $5.1 million in the aggregate through FY 2017 to GBG from the exploitation in the Greater China Territory of the brands contributed to Iconix SE Asia as part of this transaction.  In December 2015, the Company purchased GBG’s effective 50% interest in such brands as described below.

Pursuant to the operating agreement entered into in connection with the formation of Iconix SE Asia, as amended, each of GBG and the Company holds specified put and call rights, respectively, relating to GBG’s ownership interest in the joint venture.

Company Two-Year Call Option: At any time during the six month period which commenced October 1, 2015, the Company had the right to call up to 5% of the total equity in Iconix SE Asia from GBG for an amount in cash equal to (x) .10, multiplied by (y) 1.15, multiplied by (z) $38.4 million.

Five-Year and Eight-Year Put/Call Options on South East Asia Territory Rights, Europe/Turkey Rights and Korea Rights: At any time during the six month period commencing October 1, 2018, and again at any time during the six month period commencing October 1, 2021, GBG may deliver a put notice to the Company, and the Company may deliver a call notice to GBG, in each case, for the Company’s purchase of the Europe/Turkey Rights, South East Asia Territory Rights and/or Korea Rights. In the event of the exercise of such put or call rights, the purchase price for such rights is an amount equal to (x) the Agreed Value (in event of a GBG put) or (y) 120% of Agreed Value (in event of a Company call). The purchase price is payable in cash.

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