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Discover Card Execution Note Trust

Filed: 28 Sep 21, 4:03pm

 

 

UNITED STATES

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): September 27, 2021

 

 

 

Commission File Number: Commission File Number: Commission File Number: Commission File Number:

333-141703-02;

333-167413;

333-191359;

333-205455-01;

333-228025-02

 

333-141703;

333-167413-02;

333-191359-02;

333-205455-02;

333-228025-01;

000-23108

 

333-205455;

333-228025

 

333-141703-01;

333-167413-01;

333-191359-01;

033-54804

DISCOVER CARD
EXECUTION NOTE TRUST
 DISCOVER CARD
MASTER TRUST I
 DISCOVER FUNDING LLC DISCOVER BANK
(Exact name of issuing entity in respect of the notes as specified in charter) (Exact name of issuing entity in respect of the Series 2007-CC Collateral Certificate) (Exact name of depositor as specified in charter) (Exact name of sponsor as specified in charter)
Delaware Delaware Delaware Delaware

(State or jurisdiction of incorporation

or organization of the issuing entity)

 

(State or jurisdiction of incorporation

or organization of the issuing entity)

 

(State or jurisdiction of incorporation

or organization of the depositor)

 

(State or jurisdiction of incorporation

or organization of the sponsor)

c/o Wilmington Trust Company
Rodney Square North
1100 North Market Street
Wilmington, Delaware
19890-0001
 c/o Discover Bank
12 Read’s Way
New Castle, Delaware
19720
 

Discover Funding LLC

12 Read’s Way
New Castle, Delaware
19720

 Discover Bank
12 Read’s Way
New Castle, Delaware
19720
(Address of principal executive offices of the issuing entity) 

(Address of principal executive offices

of the issuing entity)

 (Address of principal executive offices of the depositor) (Address of principal executive offices of the sponsor)

 

 

51-0020270

(IRS Employer Identification No. of

the sponsor and depositor)

47-4047337

(IRS Employer Identification No. of

the depositor)

(302) 323-7315

(Telephone, including area code)

Former name or former address, if changed since last report: Not Applicable

 

 

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:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

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

Emerging growth company  ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐

 

 

 


Item 1.01

Entry Into a Material Definitive Agreement

On September 27, 2021, Discover Card Execution Note Trust, as Issuer, and U.S. Bank National Association, as Indenture Trustee, entered into the Class A(2021-1) Terms Document and the Class A(2021-2) Terms Document. A copy of the Class A(2021-1) Terms Document is filed as Exhibit 4.1 and a copy of the Class A(2021-2) Terms Document is filed as Exhibit 4.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

On September 27, 2021, Discover Card Execution Note Trust, Discover Funding LLC and Discover Bank entered into a Risk Retention Agreement with respect to the DiscoverSeries Class A(2021-1) Notes (the “Class A(2021-1) Risk Retention Agreement”) and the DiscoverSeries Class A(2021-2) Notes (the “Class A(2021-2) Risk Retention Agreement”). A copy of the Class A(2021-1) Risk Retention Agreement is filed as Exhibit 4.3 and a copy of the Class A(2021-2) Risk Retention Agreement is filed as Exhibit 4.4 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 8.01

Other Events

Issuance of Class A(2021-1) Notes. On September 27, 2021, Discover Card Execution Note Trust issued $1,150,000,000 principal amount of DiscoverSeries Class A(2021-1) Notes pursuant to the Amended and Restated Indenture, dated as of December 22, 2015, as amended by Amendment No. 1 to Master Indenture and Amendment No. 1 to Second Amended and Restated Indenture Supplement, dated as of August 27, 2019, as supplemented by the Second Amended and Restated Indenture Supplement, dated as of December 22, 2015, as amended by Amendment No. 1 to Master Indenture and Amendment No. 1 to Second Amended and Restated Indenture Supplement, dated as of August 27, 2019, each between Discover Card Execution Note Trust, as Issuer, and U.S. Bank National Association as Indenture Trustee, and the Class A(2021-1) Terms Document, dated as of September 27, 2021, between Discover Card Execution Note Trust, as Issuer, and U.S. Bank National Association, as Indenture Trustee.

Issuance of Class A(2021-2) Notes. On September 27, 2021, Discover Card Execution Note Trust issued $600,000,000 principal amount of DiscoverSeries Class A(2021-2) Notes pursuant to the Amended and Restated Indenture, dated as of December 22, 2015, as amended by Amendment No. 1 to Master Indenture and Amendment No. 1 to Second Amended and Restated Indenture Supplement, dated as of August 27, 2019, as supplemented by the Second Amended and Restated Indenture Supplement, dated as of December 22, 2015, as amended by Amendment No. 1 to Master Indenture and Amendment No. 1 to Second Amended and Restated Indenture Supplement, dated as of August 27, 2019, each between Discover Card Execution Note Trust, as Issuer, and U.S. Bank National Association as Indenture Trustee, and the Class A(2021-2) Terms Document, dated as of September 27, 2021, between Discover Card Execution Note Trust, as Issuer, and U.S. Bank National Association, as Indenture Trustee.

Use of Proceeds — Class A(2021-1) and Class A(2021-2) Notes. The public offering of DiscoverSeries Class A(2021-1) and Class A(2021-2) Notes was each made under the registration statement on Form SF-3 (File Nos. 333-228025, 333-228025-01, 333-228025-02) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 26, 2018 and declared effective on November 15, 2018 (the “Registration Statement”).

The public offering of the DiscoverSeries Class A(2021-1) and Class A(2021-2) Notes was terminated on September 27, 2021 upon the sale of all of the DiscoverSeries Class A(2021-1) and Class A(2021-2) Notes. The underwriters of each of the DiscoverSeries Class A(2021-1) Notes and Class A(2021-2) Notes were Barclays Capital Inc., BofA Securities, Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., RBC Capital Markets, LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC. The price to the public of the DiscoverSeries Class A(2021-1) Notes was $1,149,753,785 (or 99.97859%). The price to the public of the DiscoverSeries Class A(2021-2) Notes was $599,717,160 (or 99.95286%).


During the period from the effective date of the Registration Statement through the current reporting period, the amount of expenses incurred in connection with the issuance and distribution of the DiscoverSeries Class A(2021-1) Notes with respect to underwriting commissions and discounts was $2,875,000. After deducting the underwriting commission and discount described in the preceding sentence, the net offering proceeds of Discover Card Execution Note Trust before expenses for the DiscoverSeries Class A(2021-1) Notes are $1,146,878,785. Other expenses, including legal fees and other costs and expenses, are reasonably estimated to be $750,000 and net proceeds of Discover Card Execution Note Trust, after deduction of expenses, are reasonably estimated to be $1,146,128,785 total proceeds. With respect to the payment of these other expenses and costs, all direct or indirect payments were made to persons other than persons who are (a) directors or officers of Discover Card Execution Note Trust or (b) owners of 10 percent or more of any class of securities of Discover Card Execution Note Trust.

During the period from the effective date of the Registration Statement through the current reporting period, the amount of expenses incurred in connection with the issuance and distribution of the DiscoverSeries Class A(2021-2) Notes with respect to underwriting commissions and discounts was $1,800,000. After deducting the underwriting commission and discount described in the preceding sentence, the net offering proceeds of Discover Card Execution Note Trust before expenses for the DiscoverSeries Class A(2021-2) Notes are $597,917,160. Other expenses, including legal fees and other costs and expenses, are reasonably estimated to be $650,000 and net proceeds of Discover Card Execution Note Trust, after deduction of expenses, are reasonably estimated to be $597,267,160 total proceeds. With respect to the payment of these other expenses and costs, all direct or indirect payments were made to persons other than persons who are (a) directors or officers of Discover Card Execution Note Trust or (b) owners of 10 percent or more of any class of securities of Discover Card Execution Note Trust.

The net proceeds of Discover Card Execution Note Trust, after deducting the underwriting commissions and discounts, and expenses above, were paid to Discover Bank in exchange for an increase in the investor interest in receivables represented by the collateral certificate. Discover Bank will add those proceeds to its general funds. Except as provided in the previous sentence, none of the proceeds were used for payments to (a) directors or officers of Discover Card Execution Note Trust or (b) owners of 10 percent or more of any class of securities of Discover Card Execution Note Trust.

Increase in Principal Amount of Class D(2009-1) Notes. On September 27, 2021, Discover Bank, pursuant to Section 2.03 of the Amended and Restated Note Purchase Agreement (the “Note Purchase Agreement”), dated as of January 1, 2016, among Discover Card Execution Note Trust, as Issuer, Discover Bank, as Sponsor, Discover Funding LLC, as Transferor, and the purchasers named therein and Section 2.06 of the Class D(2009-1) Terms Document, dated as of July 2, 2009, by and between Discover Card Execution Note Trust, as Issuer, and U.S. Bank National Association, as Indenture Trustee, increased the Outstanding Dollar Principal Amount of the Class D(2009-1) Notes. The increase in the Outstanding Dollar Principal Amount of the Class D(2009-1) Notes was in the amount of $162,568,306, resulting in an Outstanding Dollar Principal Amount of the Class D(2009-1) Notes of $1,096,174,864. The Class D(2009-1) Notes were sold to purchasers in reliance upon the exemption contained in Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The Notes were sold at par value for cash, with no applicable underwriting discounts or commissions. In connection with this increase, the investor interest in receivables represented by the collateral certificate issued by the Discover Card Master Trust I that secures the DiscoverSeries Notes was increased by $162,568,306. Discover Card Execution Note Trust paid the net proceeds from the issuance to Discover Bank in exchange for the increase in the investor interest in receivables represented by the collateral certificate.



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 thereunto duly authorized.

 

Date: September 28, 2021

  
  Discover Funding LLC
    (as Depositor for Discover Card Master Trust I and Discover Card Execution Note Trust and as registrant under Commission File Numbers 333-205455 and 333-228025)
   By: 

/s/ Patricia S. Hall

    Patricia S. Hall
    Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer