Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Capital Stock

Capital Stock
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2022
Capital Stock [Abstract]  
Capital Stock

NOTE 17 - Capital Stock


  1) Preferred Stock:


The Company is authorized to issue 50,000,000 shares of preferred stock, with par value of $0.001. As of September 30, 2022, there were no preferred stock shares outstanding. The Board of Directors has the authority to issue preferred stock in one or more series, and in connection with the creation of any such series, by resolutions providing for the issuance of the shares thereof, to determine dividends, voting rights, conversion rights, redemption privileges and liquidation preferences.


  2) Common Stock:


The Company is authorized to issue 90,000,000 shares of common stock with par value of $0.001.


On February 13, 2017, all of Aircom’s 5,513,334 restricted shares were converted to 2,055,947 shares of Aerkomm’s restricted stock at the ratio of 2.681651 to 1, pursuant to the Exchange Agreement (see Note 1). As of September 30, 2022 and December 31, 2021, the restricted shares consisted of the following:


    September 30,
    December 31,
Restricted stock - vested     1,802,373       1,802,373  
Restricted stock - unvested     149,162       149,162  
Total restricted stock     1,951,535       1,951,535  


The unvested shares of restricted stock were recorded under a deposit liability account awaiting future conversion to common stock when they become vested.


  3) Stock Warrant:


In connection with the Underwriting Agreement with Boustead Securities, LLC, or Boustead, the Company agreed to issue to Boustead warrants to purchase a number of the Company’s shares equal to 6% of the gross proceeds of the public offering, which shall be exercisable, in whole or in part, commencing on April 13, 2018 and expiring on the five-year anniversary at an initial exercise price of $53.125 per share, which is equal to 125% of the offering price paid by investors. As of December 31, 2019, the Company issued total warrants to Boustead to purchase 77,680 shares of the Company’s stock. As of September 30, 2022, Boustead has not exercised any of the stock warrants.


On October 31, 2021, following approval by the Board of Directors, the Company issued a warrant to Mr. Sheng-Chun Chang for the purchase of up to 751,879 shares of the Company’s common stock, exercisable at a price of $2.60 per share, the closing price of the common stock on the OTC Markets, Inc. QX tier on October 21, 2021. The issuance of the warrant is (i) in recognition of Mr. Chang’s support of the Company through his previous personal guarantee of the Company’s $10,000,000 line of credit with the Panhsin Bank (the “Bank”) in relation to the private placement offering of $10,000,000 credit enhanced zero coupon convertible bonds and (ii) in exchange for Mr. Chang’s agreement to renew his guarantee with the Bank for so long as the guarantee would be required by the Bank. The warrant will vest 20% on issuance. On each anniversary of the issue date, beginning with December 3, 2021 and ending with December 3, 2025, the warrant will vest with respect to 20% of the number of shares of the Company’s common stock issuable upon conversion of the principal amount of the credit enhanced bonds still required to be guaranteed by the Panhsin Bank.