|6 Months Ended|
Jun. 30, 2022
|Discontinued Operations and Disposal Groups [Abstract]|
Performance Materials Divestiture
Upon the close of the Performance Materials divestiture transaction on December 14, 2020, the Company entered into a Transition Services Agreement with the buyer pursuant to which the buyer received certain services to provide for the orderly transition of various functions and processes after the closing of the transaction. The services under the Transition Services Agreement included information technology, accounting, tax, financial services, human resources, facilities, and other administrative support services. These services were provided for a period of nine months, with three 30-day extensions available. The Company billed $1,401 and $3,061 under the Transition Services Agreement to the buyer during the three and six months ended June 30, 2021. Those billings were included in selling, general and administrative expenses on the condensed consolidated financial statements for the six months ended June 30, 2021.
During the three months ended June 30, 2021, the Company incurred transaction costs of $84 and stock-based compensation expense of $630, and an associated tax benefit of $192 related to the Performance Materials divestiture, which was included in loss from discontinued operations, net of tax. During the six months ended June 30, 2021, the Company incurred transaction costs of $1,530 and stock-based compensation expense of $1,283, and an associated tax benefit of $706 related to the Performance Materials divestiture, which was included in loss from discontinued operations, net of tax.
Performance Chemicals Divestiture
On February 28, 2021, the Company entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Performance Chemicals business to Sparta Aggregator L.P. (the “Buyer”), a partnership established by Koch Minerals & Trading, LLC and Cerberus Capital Management, L.P., for $1,100,000, subject to certain adjustments including indebtedness, cash, working capital and transaction expenses. The Company completed the sale of the Performance Chemicals business on August 1, 2021. During the year ended December 31, 2021, the net cash proceeds to the Company from the sale were $978,449 after certain customary adjustments for indebtedness, working capital and cash at the closing of the transaction. During the six months ended June 30, 2022, the Company made a payment to the buyer for $3,744, representing the final adjustments to the sale price. The Company classified the payment within net cash used in investing activities – continuing operations in the condensed consolidated statements of cash flows.
Prior to the close of the transaction, the disposal group was tested for recoverability at each of the balance sheet dates subsequent to meeting the discontinued operations criteria, and the Company recognized an estimated disposal loss of $13,990 and $109,584 during the three and six months ended June 30, 2021, respectively, which was included in net loss from discontinued operations, net of tax on the condensed consolidated statement of income. In the condensed consolidated balance sheet as of June 30, 2021, the Company recorded the disposal loss to goodwill and a valuation allowance of approximately $75,080 and $34,504, respectively, which was included in long-term assets held for sale.
The following table summarizes the results of discontinued operations related to the Performance Chemicals business for the three and six months ended June 30, 2021:
(1)Upon the close of the transaction, the Company used a portion of the net proceeds to repay a portion of its outstanding debt amounting to $526,363. Prior to the Company’s debt refinancing in June 2021, the Company’s outstanding term loan facilities had mandatory repayment provisions. As a result, interest expense has been allocated to discontinued operations on the basis of the Company’s total repayment of $526,363.
Net income attributable to the noncontrolling interest related to the Performance Chemicals business, net of tax was $140 and $257 for the three and six months ended June 30, 2021. Net income (loss) attributable to Ecovyst Inc., related to the Performance Chemicals business, net of tax was $6,901 and $(81,401) for the three and six months ended June 30, 2021.
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