Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Related Party Transactions

Related Party Transactions
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Related Party Transactions [Abstract]  
Related Party Transactions
10. Related Party Transactions
Other Related Parties
The Company’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, individually and through certain trusts over which he has voting and dispositive control, beneficially owned approximately 12.4% and 14.1% of the Company’s issued and outstanding Common Stock as of December 31, 2014 and 2013. The Company’s Executive Vice Chairman, Strategic Development individually owns approximately 14.9% of the Company at December 31, 2014.
Related Party Service Agreement
On April 3, 2014, the Company entered into a Shared Services Agreement with OPPM in which the parties agreed to share a rented facility as well as costs for certain services, which they individually require for the operation of their respective entities. The Company’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and the Company’s Executive Vice President, Strategic Development, are both Co-Portfolio Managers and Partners of OPPM. The Company incurred expense of approximately $141,000 for the year ended December 31, 2014, no expense was incurred in 2013. The agreement can be terminated by either party with thirty days’ notice.
Desk Space Agreement
On October 3, 2014 the Company entered into Desk Space Agreements with OPPM and TGTX, to occupy 20% and 40%, respectively, of their New York, NY office space in the first half of 2016. These agreements require OPPM and TGTX to pay their respective share of the average annual rent of $0.5 million and $1.1 million, respectively. These initial rent allocations will be adjusted periodically, for each party, based upon actual percentage of the office space occupied. Additionally, the Company has reserved the right to execute desk space agreements with other related and unrelated third parties and those arrangements will also affect the cost of the lease actually borne by the Company.  The lease was executed by the Company to further the Company’s business strategy, which includes forming additional subsidiaries and/or affiliate companies. The lease is subject to early termination by the Company, or in circumstances including events of default, by the landlord, and includes a five-year extension option in favor of the Company. In connection with the lease the Company paid $0.2 million representing prepaid rent for the first month. Both OPPM and TGTX reimbursed the Company for their respective share of the first months rent; representing $0.1 million, which was recorded in other liabilities in the Consolidated Balance Sheet as of December 31, 2014.