SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
REPORT Pursuant to
Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 19, 2019
Honda Auto Receivables 2019-1 Owner Trust
Central Index Key Number: 0001765556
American Honda Receivables LLC
Central Index Key Number: 0000890975
Honda Finance Corporation
Central Index Key Number: 0000864270
(Exact name of Issuing Entity, Depositor/Registrant and Sponsor as specified in their respective charters)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(Issuing Entity’s IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|American Honda Receivables LLC
2800 Madrona Avenue
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (310) 781-4100
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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).
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ITEM 8.01. Other Events.
The registrant has filed a prospectus, dated February 19, 2019, setting forth a description of the receivables pool and the structure of $342,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the Class A-1 Asset Backed Notes (the “Class A-1 Notes”), $465,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the Class A-2 Asset Backed Notes (the “Class A-2 Notes”), $452,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the Class A-3 Asset Backed Notes (the “Class A-3 Notes”), and $106,006,000 aggregate principal amount of the Class A-4 Asset Backed Notes (the “Class A-4 Notes”) issued by Honda Auto Receivables 2019-1 Owner Trust. American Honda Finance Corporation will initially retain at least 5% (by initial principal amount) of each of the Class A-1 Notes, the Class A-2 Notes, the Class A-3 Notes and the Class A-4 Notes.
ITEM 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
(a) Not applicable.
(b) Not applicable.
(c) Not applicable.
|5.1||Opinion of Mayer Brown LLP, dated as of February 22, 2019, as to legality|
|8.1||Opinion of Mayer Brown LLP, dated as of February 22, 2019, as to certain tax matters|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on behalf of the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
AMERICAN HONDA RECEIVABLES LLC
By: /s/ Paul C. Honda
Name: Paul C. Honda
Dated: February 22, 2019