|3 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2022
|The Merger [Abstract]|
On July 7, 2022, the Company entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (as it may be amended, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time, the “Merger Agreement”) with SD Biosensor, Inc., a corporation with limited liability organized under the laws of the Republic of Korea (“SDB”), Columbus Holding Company, a Delaware corporation (“Parent”), and Madeira Acquisition Corp., an Ohio corporation and a direct wholly owned subsidiary of Parent (“Merger Sub,” and together with SDB and Parent, the “Parent Parties”). Pursuant to the Merger Agreement, Merger Sub merged with and into Meridian (the “Merger”), with Meridian surviving the Merger as a direct wholly owned subsidiary of Parent.
On December 9, 2022, Meridian and the Parent Parties entered into a Letter Agreement (the “Letter Agreement”), modifying the Merger Agreement, such that all of the conditions to the Parent Parties’ obligation to complete the Merger have been satisfied (and are deemed to remain satisfied through the completion of the Merger), provided that Meridian is required to comply with certain covenants in the Merger Agreement through the completion of the Merger. Under the Letter Agreement, Meridian and the Parent Parties also agreed to, among other things, consummate the Merger on January 31, 2023.
On January 31, 2023, the Merger was consummated in accordance with the terms of the Merger Agreement and the Letter Agreement, and Parent, which at the time of Closing was wholly-owned and controlled by SDB, became the sole shareholder of Meridian. Pursuant to the terms of the Merger Agreement, at the effective time of the Merger, each issued and outstanding share of Meridian’s common stock (subject to certain exceptions set forth in the Merger Agreement) was canceled and converted into the right to receive
The foregoing description of the Merger, the Merger Agreement, and the Letter Agreement does not purport to be complete and is subject to, and qualified in its entirety by, the full text of (i) the Merger Agreement, a copy of which was filed by Meridian as Exhibit 2.1 to Meridian’s Current Report on Form
8-Kfiled on July 7, 2022 and is incorporated herein by reference, and (ii) the Letter Agreement, a copy of which was filed by Meridian as Exhibit 2.1 to Meridian’s Current Report on Form
8-Kfiled on December 12, 2022 and is incorporated herein by reference.
The Company incurred transaction related costs of approximately $1,160 during the three months ended December 31, 2022 related to the Merger, which is recorded in acquisition and transaction related costs in the Condensed Consolidated Statement of Operations.
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