|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2020
3. Discontinued Operations
On November 14, 2018, the Company announced that it had reached an agreement with NHC Holdings, LLC (“NHC”) to sell all of its shares of National Holdings Corporation, a diversified independent brokerage company (together with its subsidiaries, herein referred to as “NHLD” or “National”) for total consideration of $22.9 million. Pursuant to the terms of the agreement with NHC the sale of the shares was subject to two closings. The first closing occurred on November 14, 2018 in which the Company sold approximately 3.0 million of its shares in NHLD and received $9.8 million in proceeds. The second closing occurred on February 11, 2019 upon the receipt of FINRA approval of the sale in which the Company received $13.1 million in proceeds for the sale of its remaining 4.0 million shares of NHLD to NHC and two other minority holders. At December 31, 2019, the Company had no ownership interest in National.
The table below depicts the cash flows from the transaction for the year ended December 31, 2019:
The entire disclosure related to a disposal group. Includes, but is not limited to, a discontinued operation, disposal classified as held-for-sale or disposed of by means other than sale or disposal of an individually significant component.
Reference 1: http://fasb.org/us-gaap/role/ref/legacyRef