RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS
|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2018
|Related Party Transactions [Abstract]|
|RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS||
19. RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS
The Company provides certain administrative services to RPC, Inc. (“RPC”) (a company of which Mr. R. Randall Rollins is also Chairman and which is otherwise affiliated with the Company). The service agreements between RPC and the Company provide for the provision of services on a cost reimbursement basis and are terminable on 6 months’ notice. The services covered by these agreements include administration of certain employee benefit programs, and other administrative services. Charges to RPC (or to corporations which are subsidiaries of RPC) for such services and rent totaled approximately $0.1 million for each of the years ended December 31, 2018, 2017, and 2016.
The Company rents office, hanger and storage space to LOR, Inc. (“LOR”) (a company controlled by R. Randall Rollins and Gary W. Rollins). Charges to LOR (or corporations which are subsidiaries of LOR) for rent totaled $0.9 million for the year ended December 31, 2018 and $1.0 million for each of the years ended December 31, 2017, 2016, respectively.
In 2014, P.I.A. LLC, a company owned by the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. R. Randall Rollins, purchased a Lear Model 35A jet and entered into a lease arrangement with the Company for Company use of the aircraft for business purposes. The lease is terminable by either party on 30 days’ notice. The Company pays $100 per month rent for the leased aircraft, and pays all variable costs and expenses associated with the leased aircraft, such as the costs for fuel, maintenance, storage and pilots. The Company has the priority right to use of the aircraft on business days, and Mr. Rollins has the right to use the aircraft for personal use through the terms of an Aircraft Time Sharing Agreement with the Company. During the years ended December 31, 2018 and 2017, the Company paid approximately $0.7 million, $0.8 million, and $0.5 million in rent and operating costs for the aircraft respectively. During 2018, 2017 and 2016, respectively, the Company accounted for 100 percent of the use of the aircraft. All transactions were approved by the Company’s Nominating and Governance Committee of the Board of Directors.
The entire disclosure for related party transactions. Examples of related party transactions include transactions between (a) a parent company and its subsidiary; (b) subsidiaries of a common parent; (c) and entity and its principal owners; and (d) affiliates.
Reference 1: http://fasb.org/us-gaap/role/ref/legacyRef