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AFS SenSub

Filed: 15 Jul 21, 5:07pm

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

Form 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

July 13, 2021

GM Financial Consumer Automobile Receivables Trust 2021-3

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

AFS SenSub Corp.

(Exact name of depositor as specified in its charter)

AmeriCredit Financial Services, Inc.

(Exact name of sponsor as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware            

  333-249515-03  87-6353376

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

  

(Commission

File Number)

  

(I.R.S. Employer Identification

No.)

c/o    AmeriCredit Financial Services, Inc.    76102

        Attention: Frank E. Brown III, Esq.

        801 Cherry Street, Suite 3500

        Fort Worth, Texas

        (Address of Principal Executive Offices)

    (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number including area code - (817) 302-7000

                                                                                                                                                                                        

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934:

 

Title of each class  Trading Symbol(s)  Name of each exchange on which registered

None

  None  None

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

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Item 1.01.        Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

AFS SenSub Corp. (“AFS SenSub”), as depositor, and AmeriCredit Financial Services, Inc. d/b/a GM Financial (“GM Financial”), as sponsor, will cause a newly formed issuing entity, GM Financial Consumer Automobile Receivables Trust 2021-3 (the “Issuing Entity”), to issue $230,400,000 Class A-1 0.08613% Asset Backed Notes (the “Class A-1 Notes”), $425,000,000 Class A-2 0.21% Asset Backed Notes (the “Class A-2 Notes”), $425,000,000 Class A-3 0.48% Asset Backed Notes (the “Class A-3 Notes”), $114,690,000 Class A-4 0.73% Asset Backed Notes (the “Class A-4 Notes”), $20,310,000 Class B 0.97% Asset Backed Notes (the “Class B Notes” and together with the Class A-1 Notes, the Class A-2 Notes, the Class A-3 Notes and the Class A-4 Notes, the “Publicly Offered Notes”), $19,030,000 Class C 1.07% Asset Backed Notes (the “Class C Notes”), $15,870,000 Class D 0.00% Asset Backed Notes (the “Class D Notes” and together with the Class C Notes and the Publicly Offered Notes, the “Notes”), and an Asset Backed Certificate (the “Certificate”), on July 21, 2021 (the “Closing Date”). The Publicly Offered Notes will be registered under the Registration Statement. This Current Report on Form 8-K is being filed to satisfy an undertaking to file copies of certain agreements to be executed in connection with the issuance of the Publicly Offered Notes, the forms of which were filed as Exhibits to the Registration Statement.

The Notes evidence indebtedness of the Issuing Entity, the assets of which consist primarily of “prime” automobile loan contracts (the “Receivables”) secured by new and used automobiles, light duty trucks and utility vehicles. The Publicly Offered Notes will be sold to Wells Fargo Securities, LLC (“Wells Fargo” or the “Representative”), BMO Capital Markets Corp., Lloyds Securities Inc., MUFG Securities Americas Inc., SG Americas Securities, LLC, BofA Securities, Inc., Mizuho Securities USA LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Scotia Capital (USA) Inc. and TD Securities (USA) LLC, pursuant to the Underwriting Agreement attached hereto as Exhibit 1.1, dated as of July 13, 2021 (the “Underwriting Agreement”), among GM Financial, AFS SenSub and the Representative.

Item 8.01.        Other Events.

The Issuing Entity was formed, and the Certificate will be issued, pursuant to the Trust Agreement, attached hereto as Exhibit 4.2, dated as of June 16, 2021, as amended and restated as of July 21, 2021 (the “Trust Agreement”), between AFS SenSub and Wilmington Trust Company (“WTC”), as Owner Trustee. The Notes will be issued pursuant to the Indenture, attached hereto as Exhibit 4.1, dated as of July 21, 2021 (the “Indenture”), between the Issuing Entity and The Bank of New York Mellon (“BNY Mellon”), as Trustee and Trust Collateral Agent.

AFS SenSub will purchase the Receivables from GM Financial pursuant to the Purchase Agreement, attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1, dated as of July 21, 2021 (the “Purchase Agreement”), between GM Financial and AFS SenSub. The Issuing Entity will purchase the Receivables from AFS SenSub pursuant to the Sale and Servicing Agreement, attached hereto as Exhibit 4.3, dated as of July 21, 2021 (the “Sale and Servicing Agreement”), among the Issuing Entity, AFS SenSub, GM Financial and BNY Mellon, as Trust Collateral Agent.

GM Financial, as Servicer, will agree to perform servicing duties with regard to the Receivables pursuant to the Sale and Servicing Agreement and will also agree to serve as custodian of the Receivables pursuant to the Sale and Servicing Agreement.


The Issuing Entity will engage Clayton Fixed Income Services LLC (“Clayton”) as Asset Representations Reviewer pursuant to the Asset Representations Review Agreement, attached hereto as Exhibit 10.6, dated as of July 21, 2021 (the “Asset Representations Review Agreement”), among the Issuing Entity, GM Financial, as Servicer, and Clayton, as Asset Representations Reviewer. The Asset Representations Reviewer will agree to perform reviews of certain Receivables for compliance with the representations and warranties made by GM Financial and AFS SenSub about the Receivables.

Item 9.01.              Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Information and Exhibits.

(a)    Not applicable.

(b)    Not applicable.

(c)    Not applicable.

(d)    Exhibits:

1.1    Underwriting Agreement, dated as of July  13, 2021, among GM Financial, as Sponsor, AFS SenSub, as Seller, and the Representative.

4.1     Indenture, dated as of July 21, 2021, between the Issuing Entity and BNY Mellon, as Trustee and Trust Collateral Agent.

4.2    Amended and Restated Trust Agreement, dated as of July  21, 2021, between AFS SenSub and WTC, as Owner Trustee.

4.3      Sale and Servicing Agreement, dated as of July 21, 2021, among the Issuing Entity, GM Financial, as Servicer, AFS SenSub and BNY Mellon, as Trust Collateral Agent.

10.1    Purchase Agreement, dated as of July  21, 2021, between GM Financial, as Seller, and AFS SenSub, as Purchaser.

10.6     Asset Representations Review Agreement, dated as of July 21, 2021, among the Issuing Entity, GM Financial, as Servicer, and Clayton, as Asset Representations Reviewer.

10.7     Second Amended and Restated Servicing Agreement, dated as of January  1, 2006, between AmeriCredit Financial Services, Inc. and General Motors Financial of Canada, Ltd. (see Exhibit 10.3 to Form SF-3 filed on October  16, 2020, in connection with Registration Statement No. 333-249515, which is incorporated by reference herein).

36.1     Depositor certification for shelf offerings of asset-backed securities.


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 GM FINANCIAL CONSUMER AUTOMOBILE RECEIVABLES TRUST 2021-3
 By:     AmeriCredit Financial Services, Inc. d/b/a GM Financial, as Servicer
 By:      /s/ Frank E. Brown III                                                                        
 Name:  Frank E. Brown III
 Title:    Senior Vice President, Corporate Counsel and Secretary

Dated: July 15, 2021