MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 8, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to launch a $500 million reopening of its 1.50% USD Reference Notes® security that matures on Jan. 17, 2020. The issue will price today, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, and will settle on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.
The $500 million reopening of the 1.50% Reference Notes security, CUSIP 3137EAEE5, will be conducted via Internet-based Dutch auction. After the reopening, the outstanding size will be $3.5 billion. All auction details can be found on Freddie Mac's Debt Securities Web page, www.FreddieMac.com/debt/auctionrepurch/auctions.html.
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, 2015, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on February 18, 2016; 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, 2015, 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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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.