SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 17, 2018
CREDIT ACCEPTANCE CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
25505 West Twelve Mile Road
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 248-353-2700
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
The information set forth below under Item 2.03 is hereby incorporated by reference into this Item 1.01.
Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.
On December 17, 2018, Credit Acceptance Corporation (referred to as the “Company”, “Credit Acceptance”, “we”, “our”, or “us”) executed the First Amendment to Loan and Security Agreement (the “Warehouse Amendment”), dated as of December 17, 2018, among the Company, CAC Warehouse Funding LLC VII, Credit Suisse AG, New York Branch and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association. The Warehouse Amendment has extended the date on which the facility will cease to revolve from December 1, 2019 to December 17, 2020. The maturity of the facility was also extended from December 1, 2021 to December 17, 2022. Prior to the extension, borrowings under the facility had an interest rate equal to the Commercial Paper rate plus 190 basis points to class A lenders and the Commercial Paper rate plus 220 basis points to class B lenders. Following the extension, there is only one class of notes, which will bear interest at a rate equal to the Commercial Paper rate plus 200 basis points. There were no other material changes to the terms of the facility.
As of December 17, 2018, we did not have a balance outstanding under the facility. The terms and conditions of this transaction are set forth in the agreements attached hereto as Exhibit 4.102 to this Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On December 17, 2018, we issued a press release announcing the execution of the Warehouse Amendment. The press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
4.102First Amendment to Loan and Security Agreement, dated as of December 17, 2018 among the Company, CAC Warehouse Funding LLC VII, Credit Suisse AG, New York Branch and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association. 99.1Press Release dated December 17, 2018.
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.
CREDIT ACCEPTANCE CORPORATION
Date: December 19, 2018
/s/ Douglas W. Busk
Douglas W. Busk
Senior Vice President and Treasurer