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American Honda Finance

Filed: 1 Mar 21, 4:38pm

 

 

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): February 26, 2021

 

 

AMERICAN HONDA FINANCE CORPORATION

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 

 

 

California 001-36111 95-3472715

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

1919 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, California 90501
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

(310) 972-2555

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

(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:

 

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

 

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

 

Title of each class

 

Trading symbol(s)

 

Name of exchange on which registered

1.300% Medium-Term Notes, Series A
Due March 21, 2022
 N/A New York Stock Exchange
2.625% Medium-Term Notes, Series A
Due October 14, 2022
 N/A New York Stock Exchange
1.375% Medium-Term Notes, Series A
Due November 10, 2022
 N/A New York Stock Exchange
0.550% Medium-Term Notes, Series A
Due March 17, 2023
 N/A New York Stock Exchange
0.750% Medium-Term Notes, Series A
Due January 17, 2024
 N/A New York Stock Exchange
0.350% Medium-Term Notes, Series A
Due August 26, 2022
 N/A New York Stock Exchange
1.600% Medium-Term Notes, Series A
Due April 20, 2022
 N/A New York Stock Exchange
1.950% Medium-Term Notes, Series A
Due October 18, 2024
 N/A New York Stock Exchange
0.750% Medium-Term Notes, Series A
Due November 25, 2026
 N/A New York Stock Exchange

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.

Effective February 26, 2021, American Honda Finance Corporation (“AHFC”), amended (the “First Amendment”) its $3,500,000,000 364-Day Credit Agreement, dated as of February 28, 2020, among AHFC, as the borrower, the lenders party thereto, MUFG Bank, Ltd., as administrative agent and auction agent, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as syndication agent, Bank of America, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, BNP Paribas and Citibank, N.A., as documentation agents, and MUFG Bank, Ltd., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, BNP Paribas Securities Corp, BofA Securities, Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Mizuho Bank, Ltd., as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners (the “364-Day Credit Agreement”).

The First Amendment, among other things:

 

  

extended the commitment termination date from February 26, 2021 to February 25, 2022;

 

  

added definitions for the replacement of interest rate benchmarks and fallback provisions;

 

  

amended certain SOFR interest rate definitions;

 

  

deleted certain LIBOR Successor Rate definitions;

 

  

amended the Interest Period ending for Eurodollar Loans; and

 

  

added fallback provisions regarding interest rate determinations for Eurodollar Loans and Money Market Eurodollar Loans.

The foregoing description of the First Amendment does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the complete text of such First Amendment, a copy of which is included in this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.

The information set forth above under Item 1.01 is hereby incorporated by reference in its entirety in this Item 2.03.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

Exhibit
No.
  

Description

10.1  First Amendment, dated as of February  26, 2021, between AHFC and MUFG Bank, Ltd., as administrative agent and auction agent, for and on behalf of the banks party to the 364-Day Credit Agreement.


SIGNATURES

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

 

  AMERICAN HONDA FINANCE CORPORATION
Date: March 1, 2021  By: 

/s/    Paul C. Honda        

   Paul C. Honda
   Vice President and Assistant Secretary