Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS

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12 Months Ended
Feb. 01, 2020
RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS  
RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS

14. RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS

Affiliates of, or funds advised by, The Blackstone Group, Inc. owned approximately 14% of our outstanding common stock as of February 1, 2020. Affiliates of The Blackstone Group, Inc. also held $19.9 million of our Amended and Restated Term Loan Credit Facility as of February 1, 2020.

The Blackstone Group, Inc. owns a majority equity position in RGIS, a vendor we utilized until February 2018 to count our store inventory. Payments associated with this vendor during fiscal 2018 and fiscal 2017 were $0.7 million and $6.3 million, respectively, and are included in SG&A in the consolidated statements of comprehensive income.

The Blackstone Group, Inc. owns a majority equity position in ShopCore Properties, LP, Blackstone Real Estate DDR Retail Holdings III, LLC and Blackstone Real Estate RC Retail Holdings, LLC and has significant influence over Edens Limited Partnership, vendors we utilize to lease certain properties. Payments associated with these vendors during fiscal 2019, fiscal 2018 and fiscal 2017 were $10.0 million, $11.5 million and $12.5 million, respectively. These expenses are included in cost of sales and occupancy expense in the consolidated statements of comprehensive income.

The Blackstone Group, Inc. owns a majority equity position in JDA Software Group, Inc., a vendor we utilize for transportation and supply chain software. Payments associated with this vendor during fiscal 2019, fiscal 2018 and fiscal

2017 were $2.3 million, $3.0 million and $1.3 million, respectively. These expenses are included in SG&A in the consolidated statements of comprehensive income.