|6 Months Ended|
Jul. 31, 2022
Note 7. Debt
On March 17, 2021, the Company entered into a loan agreement for $500,000 with Epic Industry Corp (“Epic”), a wholly owned company of Michael Hawkins, the Company’s Chairman of the board of directors. The loan was financed with $500,000 of GUSD cryptocurrency tokens, a stable coin. The interest rate was 3% per annum. The Company paid off the loan during the quarter ended July 31, 2021.
As of July 31, 2022, Mercury’s outstanding debt of $0.5 million had a weighted average interest rate of 6.2%. The debt consists primarily of term loans and a line of credit with various financial institutions, and such debt is collateralized by the assets of Mercury. The debt has maturity dates ranging from 2022 through 2037.
The entire disclosure for information about short-term and long-term debt arrangements, which includes amounts of borrowings under each line of credit, note payable, commercial paper issue, bonds indenture, debenture issue, own-share lending arrangements and any other contractual agreement to repay funds, and about the underlying arrangements, rationale for a classification as long-term, including repayment terms, interest rates, collateral provided, restrictions on use of assets and activities, whether or not in compliance with debt covenants, and other matters important to users of the financial statements, such as the effects of refinancing and noncompliance with debt covenants.
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