25. Stockholder's Equity
|12 Months Ended|
Mar. 31, 2019
|Stockholders' Equity Note [Abstract]|
The Company reviewed FASB ASC Topic No. 470-50, Debt Extinguishment, to evaluate the debt extinguishment gain incurred from the debt to equity transaction in Freedom CY. Upon completion of the evaluation, it was determined that the gain associated with extinguishment of the debt from shareholder to equity should be accounted for as a capital contribution and was recorded to Additional Paid in Capital. During the year ended March 31, 2018, equity interest exchanged in Freedom CY was $293.
On June 29, 2017, the Company and Timur Turlov closed the acquisition of Freedom RU. Pursuant to the terms of the Acquisition Agreement, Mr. Turlov received a total of 20,665,023 shares of restricted common stock in exchange for his 100% interest in Freedom RU.
On October 6, 2017, the Company awarded restricted stock grants totaling 3,900,000 shares of its common stock to 16 employees and awarded nonqualified stock options to purchase an aggregate of 360,000 shares of its common stock to two employees. Of the 3,900,000 shares awarded pursuant to the restricted stock grant awards, 1,200,000 shares are subject to two-year vesting conditions and 2,700,000 shares are subject to three-year vesting conditions. All of the nonqualified stock options are subject to three-year vesting conditions. The Company recorded stock based compensation expense for restricted stock grants and stock options in the amount of $3,498 and $1,621, respectively, during the years ended March 31, 2019 and 2018.
As disclosed in Note 1 on November 10, 2017, FRHC issued 12,758,011 shares of restricted Company common stock in exchange for Mr. Turlov 100% equity interest in Freedom CY and Freedom CY became a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company.
As disclosed in Note 1, on November 1, 2017, the Company entered into a Share Exchange and Acquisition Agreement and agreed to issue 387,700 shares of restricted common stock to BusinessTrain Ltd. to acquire 100% of the outstanding equity interest of Freedom UA.
On December 8, 2017, the Company completed a private placement of 3,681,667 shares of its restricted common stock in exchange for an aggregate offering proceeds of $11,045. The shares of common stock were sold to non-U.S. persons pursuant to the exemption from registration provided in Regulation S promulgated under the Securities Act for offers and sales made outside the United States.
On March 2, 2018, the Company completed a private placement of 5,426,612 shares of its restricted common stock in exchange for an aggregate offering proceeds of $29,399. The shares of common stock were sold to three non-U.S. persons pursuant to the exemption from registration provided in Regulation S promulgated under the Securities Act for offers and sales made outside the United States. Askar Tashtitov, a Company officer and director, purchased 28,000 shares for $154.
As disclosed in more detail in Note 26, during the year ended March 31, 2019, nonqualified stock options to purchase 10,000 shares were exercised at a strike price of $1.98 per share for total proceeds of $20.
During the years ended March 31, 2019, Mr. Turlov, the Company’s chief executive officer, chairman of the board and the majority shareholder of the Company made capital contributions of $225.
The entire disclosure for shareholders' equity comprised of portions attributable to the parent entity and noncontrolling interest, including other comprehensive income. Includes, but is not limited to, balances of common stock, preferred stock, additional paid-in capital, other capital and retained earnings, accumulated balance for each classification of other comprehensive income and amount of comprehensive income.
Reference 1: http://fasb.org/us-gaap/role/ref/legacyRef