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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)

January 24, 2013

 

 

AmeriCredit Automobile Receivables Trust 2013-1

(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   333-170231-10   46-6417653

(State or Other Jurisdiction of

Incorporation)

 

(Commission File

Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

c/o AmeriCredit Financial Services, Inc.

Attention: J. Michael May, Esq.

801 Cherry Street, Suite 3500

Fort Worth, Texas

    76102
(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:

 

¨ 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))

 

 

 


Item 8.01 Other Events

AFS SenSub Corp. (“AFS SenSub”), as depositor, and AmeriCredit Financial Services, Inc. (“AmeriCredit”), as sponsor, have caused a newly formed issuing entity, AmeriCredit Automobile Receivables Trust 2013-1 (the “Issuing Entity”), to issue $184,000,000 Class A-1 0.24000% Asset Backed Notes (the “Class A-1 Notes”), $313,600,000 Class A-2 0.49% Asset Backed Notes (the “Class A-2 Notes”), $212,690,000 Class A-3 0.61% Asset Backed Notes (the “Class A-3 Notes”), $76,520,000 Class B 1.07% Asset Backed Notes (the “Class B Notes”), $94,980,000 Class C 1.57% Asset Backed Notes (the “Class C Notes”), $93,410,000 Class D 2.09% Asset Backed Notes (the “Class D Notes”, and together with the Class A-1 Notes, the Class A-2 Notes, the Class A-3 Notes, the Class B Notes and the Class C Notes, the “Publicly Offered Notes”), $24,800,000 Class E 2.64% Asset Backed Notes and an Asset Backed Certificate, on January 24, 2013. The Publicly Offered Notes are registered under the Registration Statement filed by AFS SenSub with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the file number 333-170231.

This Current Report on Form 8-K is being filed in connection with the issuance of the Publicly Offered Notes to satisfy an undertaking to file unqualified validity and tax opinions at the time of each takedown from the Registration Statement. Copies of the validity and tax opinions delivered by Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, counsel to the Registrants, in connection with the issuance of the Publicly Offered Notes are attached hereto as Exhibits 5.1 and 8.1, respectively.

 

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

 

(a) Not applicable.

 

(b) Not applicable.

 

(c) Not applicable.

 

(d) Exhibits:

 

5.1    Opinion of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP with respect to validity.
8.1    Opinion of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP with respect to tax matters.

 

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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.

 

AMERICREDIT AUTOMOBILE RECEIVABLES TRUST 2013-1
By:  AmeriCredit Financial Services, Inc., as Servicer

 

By:   /s/ J. Michael May
Name:   J. Michael May
Title:  

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal

Officer and Secretary

Dated: January 24, 2013

 

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EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit No.

  

Description

5.1    Opinion of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP with respect to validity.
8.1    Opinion of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP with respect to tax matters.

 

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