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NOTE 5: BANK FINANCING

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NOTE 5: BANK FINANCING
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2017
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NOTE 5:          BANK FINANCING

The Company maintains credit facilities with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (“Chase”), whereby Chase provides (i) a $15,000,000 revolving credit facility (“Revolver”), (ii) a $10,000,000 Term Loan (the “Term Loan”), and (iii) a $1,000,000 Mortgage Loan (the “Mortgage Loan” and, together with the Revolver and the Term Loan, the “Credit Facilities”) in respect of certain property located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

The maturity of the Revolver is March 11, 2021. The Revolver maintains an interest rate on a scale ranging from LIBOR plus 1.75% up to LIBOR plus 3.00%. The effective interest rate for the revolver at March 31, 2017 was 4.25%.  The balance at March 31, 2017 and December 31, 2016 was $5.8 million and $3.0 million, respectively.

The maturity of the Term Loan is March 11, 2021. The Term Loan maintains an interest rate on a scale ranging from LIBOR plus 2.0% up to LIBOR plus 3.25%. The repayment of the Term Loan consists of 60 consecutive monthly payments of principal plus accrued interest based on annual principal reductions of 10% during the first year, 20% during the second through fourth years, and 30% during the fifth year. The effective interest rate for the Term Loan at March 31, 2017 was 4.5%.  The balance at March 31, 2017 and December 31, 2016 was $9.1 million and $9.3 million, respectively.

The maturity of the Mortgage Loan is March 11, 2021 and maintains an interest rate on a scale identical to the Term Loan. The monthly payments on the Mortgage Loan are $5,555 in principal plus accrued interest, with a balloon payment due at the end of month 60. The effective interest rate for the Mortgage Loan at March 31, 2017 was 4.5%.  The balance at March 31, 2017 and December 31, 2016 was $950,000 and $967,000, respectively.

The Credit Facilities maintain certain reporting requirements, conditions precedent, affirmative covenants and financial covenants. The Company is required to maintain certain financial covenants that include a Maximum Debt to EBITDA ratio of 3.00 to 1.00 and a Minimum Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio of 1.20 to 1.00. The Company was in compliance with its covenants at March 31, 2017.

The Credit Facilities are secured by the Company’s assets and the assets of the Company’s domestic subsidiaries.