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FHLBI Declares Dividends, Reports Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today the Board of Directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis ("FHLBI" or "bank") declared dividends on Class B-1 and Class B-2 capital stock at annualized rates of 4.25% and 3.40%, respectively. These dividend rates are consistent with those paid on second quarter 2015 earnings. The dividend amounts will be paid in cash on October 30, 2015.

Financial Results Summary

FHLBI's net income for the third quarter of 2015 was $28 million, a decrease of $4 million compared to the same period in the prior year. This decrease resulted primarily from net proceeds from litigation settlements related to certain private-label mortgage-backed securities received in the third quarter of 2014, compared to no such settlements in the third quarter of 2015. In addition, the bank had net unrealized losses on our derivatives and hedging portfolio in the third quarter of 2015. Net interest income after provision for credit losses totaled $48 million and $45 million for the three months ended September 30, 2015 and 2014, respectively.

Net income for the nine months ended September 30, 2015 was $93 million, a decrease of $7 million compared to the same period in the prior year due primarily to lower net proceeds from litigation settlements. Net interest income after provision for credit losses totaled $144 million and $137 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2015 and 2014, respectively.

FHLBI derives its net income primarily through net interest income earned on advances made to its Indiana and Michigan member financial institutions, on its portfolio of mortgage loans purchased from members, and on long- and short-term investments. The bank's net interest income is primarily determined by the spread between the interest earned on our assets and the interest cost on our consolidated obligations. The increase for the three and nine months was due to increased volume in both our advance and mortgage loan portfolios.

Through the first nine months of 2015, the bank allocated $10 million to its Affordable Housing Program ("AHP"), which provides grant funding for housing for lower income families in Michigan and Indiana. Full-year 2015 AHP allocations will be available to FHLBI members in 2016 to help address their communities' affordable housing needs, including housing rehabilitation, construction and accessibility, and homebuyer down-payment assistance. The bank's annual AHP contribution is a fixed amount based on 10% of earnings before interest expense on mandatorily redeemable capital stock.

Balance Sheet Highlights

  • Total assets at September 30, 2015 were $47 billion. The net increase of $5 billion compared to December 31, 2014 was primarily attributable to an increase in advances and purchases of mortgage loans from members.

  • Total liabilities at September 30, 2015 were $44 billion. The net increase of $5 billion compared to December 31, 2014 was primarily attributable to an increase in consolidated obligations to fund our asset growth.
  • Total capital at September 30, 2015 was $2 billion, down 3% from December 31, 2014, due to a repurchase of excess capital stock during the year.


Advances

Advances are secured loans we provide to FHLBI member institutions. In general, usage of advance products fluctuates in accordance with members' funding needs related to their deposit levels, mortgage pipelines, investment opportunities, available collateral, balance sheet strategies, and the cost of alternative funding opportunities.

FHLBI's advances outstanding totaled $24 billion at September 30, 2015, a net increase of $4 billion compared to December 31, 2014, driven by a 28% growth in advances to depository members and a 10% increase in advances to insurance company members. Advances to insurance companies accounted for 58% of advances at September 30, 2015, while advances to depository institutions - comprising commercial banks, thrifts and credit unions - accounted for 42% of the bank's advance portfolio.

Mortgage Loans Held for Portfolio

Mortgage loans held for portfolio totaled $8 billion at September 30, 2015, a net increase of $1 billion from December 31, 2014, due to increased member use of the bank's Mortgage Purchase Program ("MPP") Advantage product. Through MPP Advantage, FHLBI purchases mortgage loans from members to support our housing mission, provide an additional source of liquidity to members, and diversify our investments. In general, the volume of mortgage loans purchased is affected by several factors, including interest rates, competition, the general level of housing activity in the United States, the level of refinancing activity and consumer product preferences. FHLBI's mortgage loan purchases totaled $2.3 billion for the nine months ended September 30, 2015, an increase of 144% compared to the same period in 2014.

Consolidated Obligations

The primary source of funds for FHLBI, and for the other Federal Home Loan Banks ("FHLBanks"), is the sale of FHLBanks' consolidated obligations in the capital markets, issued through the FHLBanks' Office of Finance.

FHLBI's consolidated obligations at September 30, 2015 totaled $43 billion, a net increase of $5 billion compared to December 31, 2014 based on higher funding needs primarily driven by increased demand for advances and purchases of mortgage loans. The primary liability for these consolidated obligations rests with FHLBI; however, we are also jointly and severally liable with the other FHLBanks for the payment of the principal and interest on all consolidated obligations of each of the FHLBanks.

Capital

FHLBI is a cooperative whose member financial institutions and former members (or their legal successors) own all of our capital stock as a condition of membership or to support their outstanding borrowings. For the nine months ended September 30, 2015, total capital decreased by $74 million as a result of an excess capital stock repurchase in May 2015, partially offset by members' purchases of additional capital stock.

Total regulatory capital consists of capital stock, mandatorily redeemable capital stock and retained earnings. The bank's regulatory capital-to-assets ratio at September 30, 2015 was 4.9%, which exceeds all applicable regulatory capital requirements.

All amounts referenced above and in the following table are unaudited. More detailed information about FHLBI's financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2015 will be included in the bank's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, which we intend to file by mid-November.


Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis
Financial Highlights (unaudited)
($ amounts in millions, as rounded)
Three Months Ended Nine Months Ended
September 30, September 30,
Condensed Statements of Income 2015 2014 2015 2014
Net interest income after provision for credit losses $48 $45 $144 $137
Other income 7 12 23
Other expenses 17 16 53 49
Affordable Housing Program assessments 3 4 10 11
Net income $28 $32 $93 $100


Condensed Statements of Condition September 30, 2015 December 31, 2014
Advances $24,297 $20,789
Mortgage loans held for portfolio, net 8,084 6,820
Investments (1) 10,714 10,539
Other assets (2) 3,641 3,705
Total assets $46,736 $41,853
Consolidated obligations $43,298 $38,071
Mandatorily redeemable capital stock 14 16
Other liabilities 1,123 1,391
Total liabilities 44,435 39,478
Capital stock, Class B putable 1,453 1,551
Retained earnings (3) 822 777
Accumulated other comprehensive income 26 47
Total capital 2,301 2,375
Total liabilities and capital $46,736 $41,853
Total regulatory capital (4) $2,289 $2,344


(1)
Includes held-to-maturity securities, available-for-sale securities, interest-bearing deposits, securities purchased under agreements to resell, and federal funds sold.
(2) Includes cash and due from banks of $3,431 million and $3,551 million at September 30, 2015 and December 31, 2014, respectively.
(3) Includes restricted retained earnings of $124 million and $105 million at September 30, 2015 and December 31, 2014, respectively.
(4) Consists of total capital less accumulated other comprehensive income plus mandatorily redeemable capital stock.

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The Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis (FHLBI) is a regional bank included in the Federal Home Loan Bank System. FHLBanks are government-sponsored enterprises created by Congress to ensure access to low-cost funding for their member financial institutions, with particular attention paid to providing solutions that support the housing and small business needs of members' customers. FHLBanks are privately capitalized and funded, and receive no Congressional appropriations. FHLBI is owned by its Indiana and Michigan financial institution members, which include commercial banks, credit unions, insurance companies, savings banks and CDFIs. For more information about FHLBI, visit www.fhlbi.com.


Contact: Carrie O'Connor Director of Corporate Communications 317.465.0469 coconnor@fhlbi.com

Source:Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis