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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 10-K

 

(Mark One)

 

x      ANNUAL REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the fiscal year ended:  December 31, 2013

 

OR

 

o         TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the transition period from              to

 

Commission File Number of issuing entity:   333-167489-09

Commission File Number of depositor:   333-167489

 

Ford Credit Auto Owner Trust 2013-B

(Exact name of issuing entity as specified in its charter)

 

Ford Credit Auto Receivables Two LLC

(Exact name of depositor as specified in its charter)

 

Ford Motor Credit Company LLC

(Exact name of sponsor as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

 

45-6308810

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation of issuing entity)

 

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No. of issuing entity)

 

c/o U.S. Bank Trust National Association
300 Delaware Ave., 9th Floor
Wilmington, Delaware

 

19801

(Address of Principal Executive Offices of issuing entity)

 

(Zip Code)

 

(302) 576-3700

(Telephone number, including area code)

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:  None

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act:  None

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is a well-known seasoned issuer, as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act.  o Yes  x No

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is not required to file reports pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d) of the Act.  o Yes  x No

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days.  x Yes  o No

 

Indicate by check mark whether registrant has submitted electronically and posted on its corporate Website, if any, every Interactive Data File required to be submitted and posted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit and post such files).  x Yes  o No

 

Indicate by check mark if disclosure of delinquent filers pursuant to Item 405 of Regulation S-K is not contained herein, and will not be contained, to the best of the registrant’s knowledge, in definitive proxy or information statements incorporated by reference in Part III of this form 10-K or any amendment to this Form 10-K.   x

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, or-non-accelerated filer.  See definition of “accelerated filer and large accelerated filer” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act. (Check One):

 

Large accelerated filer o

 

 

 

Accelerated filer o

Non-accelerated filer x

Smaller reporting company o

 

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Act).  o Yes  x No

 

State the aggregate market value of the voting and non-voting common equity held by nonaffiliates computed by reference to the price at which the common equity was last sold, or the average bid and asked prices of such common equity, as of the last business day of the registrant’s most recently completed second fiscal quarter.

 

REGISTRANT HAS NO VOTING OR NON-VOTING COMMON EQUITY OUTSTANDING HELD BY NON-AFFILIATES.

 

 

 



 

PART I

 

The following Items have been omitted in accordance with General Instruction J to Form 10-K:

 

Item 1.                                  Business

 

Item 1A.                         Risk Factors

 

Item 2.                                  Properties

 

Item 3.                                  Legal Proceedings

 

Item 1B.                         Unresolved Staff Comments.

 

Nothing to report.

 

Item 4.    Mine Safety Disclosures.

 

Not applicable.

 

Substitute information provided in accordance with General Instruction J to Form 10-K:

 

Item 1112(b) of Regulation AB.  Significant Obligors of Pool Assets (Financial Information).

 

Nothing to report.

 

Item 1114(b)(2) of Regulation AB.  Credit Enhancement and Other Support, except for Certain Derivatives Instruments (Financial Information).

 

Nothing to report.

 

Item 1115(b) of Regulation AB. Certain Derivatives Instruments (Financial Information).

 

Nothing to report.

 

Item 1117 of Regulation AB.  Legal Proceedings.

 

Nothing to report.

 

PART II

 

The following Items have been omitted in accordance with General Instruction J to Form 10-K:

 

Item 5.                                  Market for Registrant’s Common Equity, Related Stockholder Matters and Issuer Purchases of Equity Securities

 

Item 6.                                  Selected Financial Data

 

Item 7.                                  Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations

 

Item 7A.                         Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risk

 

Item 8.                                  Financial Statements and Supplementary Data

 

Item 9.                                  Changes in and Disagreements with Accountants on Accounting and Financial Disclosure

 

Item 9A.                         Controls and Procedures

 



 

Item 9B.                         Other Information.

 

Nothing to report.

 

PART III

 

The following Items have been omitted in accordance with General Instruction J to Form 10-K:

 

Item 10.  Directors, Executive Officers and Corporate Governance.

 

Item 11.  Executive Compensation.

 

Item 12.  Security Ownership of Certain Beneficial Owners and Management and Related Stockholder Matters

 

Item 13.  Certain Relationships and Related Transactions, and Director Independence

 

Item 14.  Principal Accountant Fees and Services

 

Substitute information provided in accordance with General Instruction J to Form 10-K:

 

Item 1119 of Regulation AB.  Affiliations and Certain Relationships and Related Transactions.

 

Information required by Item 1119 of Regulation AB has been omitted from this report on Form 10-K in reliance on the Instruction to Item 1119.

 

Item 1122 of Regulation AB.  Compliance with Applicable Servicing Criteria.

 

Each of Ford Motor Credit Company LLC (“Ford Credit”) and The Bank of New York Mellon (“BNYM”) (each, a “Servicing Participant”) has been identified by the registrant as a party participating in the servicing function during the reporting period with respect to the pool assets held by Ford Credit Auto Owner Trust 2013-B (the “Trust”).  Each of the Servicing Participants has completed a report on an assessment of compliance with the servicing criteria applicable to such Servicing Participant (each, a “Report on Assessment”) as of December 31, 2013 and for the period from May 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013, which Reports on Assessment are attached as exhibits to this Form 10-K. In addition, each of the Servicing Participants has provided an attestation report (each, an “Attestation Report”) by a registered independent public accounting firm regarding its related Report on Assessment, which Attestation Reports are attached as exhibits to this Form 10-K.

 

Each of the Report on Assessment and the Attestation Report for BNYM identified material instances of noncompliance with the servicing criteria 1122(d)(3)(i)(A) and 1122(d)(3)(ii) as described in the related report.  BNYM has confirmed to the Trust that no material instances of noncompliance with applicable servicing criteria were discovered related to any asset-backed securities issued by the Trust that were part of the statistical sample used in preparing the Report on Assessment.  BNYM informed the Trust that it cannot provide any assurances that had an analysis been done of each and every transaction included in the platform, that additional material instances of noncompliance would not have been discovered, but that it has no reason, based on the sampling and analysis done, to believe that there were any material instances of noncompliance with applicable servicing criteria related to any asset backed securities issued by the Trust that were not part of the sampling procedures.

 

Neither the Report on Assessment nor the Attestation Report for Ford Credit has identified any material instances of noncompliance with the servicing criteria described in the related Report on Assessment as being applicable to Ford Credit.

 

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Item 1123 of Regulation AB.  Servicing Compliance Statement.

 

Ford Credit has been identified by the registrant as a servicer during the reporting period with respect to the pool assets held by the Trust.  Ford Credit has provided a statement of compliance for the reporting period, signed by an authorized officer and such compliance statement is attached as an exhibit to this Form 10-K.

 

PART IV

 

Item 15.    Exhibits and Financial Statement and Schedules.

 

(a)                                 List of Documents Filed as Part of this Report

 

(1)                                 Not applicable.

 

(2)                                 Not applicable.

 

(3)                                 See Item 15(b) below.

 

(b)                                 Exhibits Required by Item 601 of Regulation S-K

 

Exhibit
Number

 

Description

3.1

 

Amended Certificate of Formation of Ford Credit Auto Receivables Two LLC (“FCAR Two”) (included in Exhibit 3.1 to the Registration Statement No. 333-131003, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) on January 12, 2006, which is incorporated herein by reference).

 

 

 

3.2

 

Amended and Restated Limited Liability Company Agreement of FCAR Two (included in Exhibit 3.2 to the Registration Statement No. 333-131003, as filed with the Commission on January 12, 2006 which is incorporated herein by reference).

 

 

 

4.1

 

Indenture, dated as of May 1, 2013, between the Trust and BNYM, as indenture trustee (included in Exhibit 4.1 to the Trust’s Form 8-K, as filed with the Commission on May 21, 2013, which is incorporated herein by reference).

 

 

 

4.2

 

Amended and Restated Trust Agreement, dated as of May 1, 2013 between FCAR Two and U.S. Bank Trust National Association, as owner trustee (included in Exhibit 4.2 to the Trust’s Form 8-K, as filed with the Commission on May 21, 2013, which is incorporated herein by reference).

 

 

 

31.1

 

Certification of Ford Credit pursuant to Section 302 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

 

 

 

33.1

 

Report on Assessment of Compliance with Servicing Criteria for Ford Credit.

 

 

 

33.2

 

Report on Assessment of Compliance with Servicing Criteria for BNYM.

 

 

 

34.1

 

Attestation Report of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP on Assessment of Compliance with Servicing Criteria relating to Ford Credit.

 

 

 

34.2

 

Attestation Report of KPMG LLP on Assessment of Compliance with Servicing Criteria relating to BNYM.

 

 

 

35.1

 

Servicer Compliance Statement of Ford Credit.

 

 

 

99.1

 

Sale and Servicing Agreement, dated as of May 1, 2013, among Ford Credit, as Servicer, FCAR Two and the Trust (included in Exhibit 99.1 to the Trust’s Form 8-K, as filed with the Commission May 21, 2013, which is incorporated herein by reference).

 

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99.2

 

Purchase Agreement, dated as of May 1, 2013, between Ford Credit and FCAR Two (included in Exhibit 99.2 to the Trust’s Form 8-K, as filed with the Commission on May 21, 2013, which is incorporated herein by reference).

 

 

 

99.3

 

Administration Agreement, dated as of May 1, 2013, among Ford Credit, BNYM and the Trust (included in Exhibit 99.3 to the Trust’s Form 8-K, as filed with the Commission on May 21, 2013, which is incorporated herein by reference).

 

 

 

99.4

 

Account Control Agreement, dated as of May 1, 2013, between BNYM and the Trust (included in Exhibit 99.4 to the Trust’s Form 8-K, as filed with the Commission on May 21, 2013, which is incorporated herein by reference).

 

(c)                                  Not applicable.

 

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION TO BE FURNISHED

WITH REPORTS FILED PURSUANT TO SECTION 15(d) OF

THE ACT BY REGISTRANTS WHICH HAVE NOT REGISTERED

SECURITIES PURSUANT TO SECTION 12 OF THE ACT.

 

No annual report to security holders, proxy statement, form of proxy or other proxy soliciting material has been sent to security holders or is anticipated to be furnished to security holders subsequent to the filing of this annual report on Form 10-K.

 

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SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of Section 13 or 15(d) 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.

 

 

Ford Credit Auto Owner Trust 2013-B

 

(Issuing entity)

 

 

 

By:

Ford Motor Credit Company LLC

 

 

(Servicer)

 

 

 

      By:

/s/ Brian E. Schaaf

 

 

Brian E. Schaaf

 

 

Vice President and Assistant Treasurer

 

 

(senior officer of Servicer in charge

 

 

of servicing function)

 

 

Dated: March 21, 2014

 

 

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EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit
Number

 

Description

3.1

 

Amended Certificate of Formation of FCAR Two (included in Exhibit 3.1 to the Registration Statement No. 333-131003, as filed with the Commission on January 12, 2006, which is incorporated herein by reference).

 

 

 

3.2

 

Amended and Restated Limited Liability Company Agreement of FCAR Two (included in Exhibit 3.2 to the Registration Statement No. 333-131003, as filed with the Commission on January 12, 2006 which is incorporated herein by reference).

 

 

 

4.1

 

Indenture, dated as of May 1, 2013, between the Trust and BNYM, as indenture trustee (included in Exhibit 4.1 to the Trust’s Form 8-K, as filed with the Commission on May 21, 2013, which is incorporated herein by reference).

 

 

 

4.2

 

Amended and Restated Trust Agreement, dated as of May 1, 2013, between FCAR Two and U.S. Bank Trust National Association, as owner trustee (included in Exhibit 4.2 to the Trust’s Form 8-K, as filed with the Commission May 21, 2013, which is incorporated herein by reference).

 

 

 

31.1

 

Certification of Ford Credit pursuant to Section 302 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

 

 

 

33.1

 

Report on Assessment of Compliance with Servicing Criteria for Ford Credit.

 

 

 

33.2

 

Report on Assessment of Compliance with Servicing Criteria for BNYM.

 

 

 

34.1

 

Attestation Report of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP on Assessment of Compliance with Servicing Criteria relating to Ford Credit.

 

 

 

34.2

 

Attestation Report of KPMG LLP on Assessment of Compliance with Servicing Criteria relating to BNYM.

 

 

 

35.1

 

Servicer Compliance Statement of Ford Credit.

 

 

 

99.1

 

Sale and Servicing Agreement, dated as of May 1, 2013, among Ford Credit, as Servicer, FCAR Two and the Trust (included in Exhibit 99.1 to the Trust’s Form 8-K, as filed with the Commission May 21, 2013, which is incorporated herein by reference).

 

 

 

99.2

 

Purchase Agreement, dated as of May 1, 2013, between Ford Credit and FCAR Two (included in Exhibit 99.2 to the Trust’s Form 8-K, as filed with the Commission on May 21, 2013, which is incorporated herein by reference).

 

 

 

99.3

 

Administration Agreement, dated as of May 1, 2013, among Ford Credit, BNYM and the Trust (included in Exhibit 99.3 to the Trust’s Form 8-K, as filed with the Commission on May 21, 2013, which is incorporated herein by reference).

 

 

 

99.4

 

Account Control Agreement, dated as of May 1, 2013, between BNYM and the Trust (included in Exhibit 99.4 to the Trust’s Form 8-K, as filed with the Commission on May 21, 2013, which is incorporated herein by reference).

 

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