Freddie Mac Prices $1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-731

MCLEAN, Va., April 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freddie Mac (OTCQB:FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are backed by underlying collateral consisting of fixed-rate multifamily mortgages with predominantly 7-year terms. The company expects to issue approximately $1 billion in K-731 Certificates, which are expected to settle on or about April 13, 2018.

K-731 Pricing

ClassPrincipal/Notional
Amount (mm)
Weighted
Average Life
(Years)
Spread (bps)CouponYieldDollar
Price
A-1$111.2254.15S + 173.4810%2.9250% $102.0000
A-2$895.5666.70S + 373.6000%3.1748% $102.4514
A-M$67.1196.87S + 453.6000%3.2574% $102.0016
X1$1,006.7915.50Non-Offered
XAM$67.1196.53Non-Offered
X3$174.8246.64T+2202.0945%4.8899% $12.2042

Details

  • Co-Lead Managers and Joint Bookrunners: Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and Nomura Securities International, Inc.
  • Co-Managers: Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., Drexel Hamilton, LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC
  • Rating Agencies: Fitch Ratings, Inc. and Kroll Bond Rating Agency, Inc.

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The K-731 Certificates are backed by corresponding classes issued by the FREMF 2018-K731 Mortgage Trust (K-731 Trust) and guaranteed by Freddie Mac. The K-731 Trust will also issue Class B, C, D and R Certificates, which will not be guaranteed by Freddie Mac and will not back any class of K-731 Certificates.

Freddie Mac Multifamily is a leading issuer of agency-guaranteed structured multifamily securities. K-Deals are part of the company’s business strategy to transfer a portion of the risk of losses away from taxpayers and to private investors who purchase the unguaranteed subordinate bonds. K Certificates typically feature a wide range of investor options with stable cash flows and structured credit enhancement.

This announcement is not an offer to sell any Freddie Mac securities. Offers for any given security are made only through applicable offering circulars and related supplements, which incorporate Freddie Mac’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on February 15, 2018; all other reports Freddie Mac filed with the SEC pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Exchange Act) since December 31, 2017, excluding any information "furnished" to the SEC on Form 8-K; and all documents that Freddie Mac files with the SEC pursuant to Sections 13(a), 13(c) or 14 of the Exchange Act, excluding any information “furnished” to the SEC on Form 8-K.

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The financial and other information contained in the documents that may be accessed on this page speaks only as of the date of those documents. The information could be out of date and no longer accurate. Freddie Mac undertakes no obligation, and disclaims any duty, to update any of the information in those documents.

Freddie Mac makes home possible for millions of families and individuals by providing mortgage capital to lenders. Since our creation by Congress in 1970, we’ve made housing more accessible and affordable for homebuyers and renters in communities nationwide. We are building a better housing finance system for homebuyers, renters, lenders, and taxpayers. Learn more at FreddieMac.com, Twitter @FreddieMac and Freddie Mac’s blog FreddieMac.com/blog.

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