SOURCE: Freddie Mac

Freddie Mac

October 23, 2015 10:26 ET

Freddie Mac Prices $1.3 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-049

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 23, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.3 billion in K Certificates (K-049 Certificates), which are expected to settle on or about October 29, 2015. This is the company's twenty first K Certificates offering this year.

K-049 Pricing

Class   Principal/
Notional Amount (mm)
  Weighted Average Life (Years)   Spread (bps)   Coupon   Yield   Dollar Price
A-1   $180.400   6.00   S + 63   2.4750%   2.0967%   $101.9968
A-2   $1,109.093   9.64   S + 76   3.0100%   2.6484%   $102.9973
X1   $1,289.493   8.88   T + 205   0.7433%   4.0079%   $4.7707
X3   $141.530**   9.50   T + 540   1.6033%   7.4195%   $10.6659
** 50% of the Class X3 notional size      


  • Co-Lead Managers and Joint Bookrunners: Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Barclays Capital Inc.
  • Co-Managers: Citigroup Global Markets, Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Samuel A. Ramirez & Company, Inc.
  • Rating Agencies: Fitch Ratings, Inc. and Kroll Bond Rating Agency, Inc.

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The K-049 Certificates are backed by corresponding classes issued by the FREMF 2015-K49 Mortgage Trust (K-49 Trust) and guaranteed by Freddie Mac. The K-49 Trust will also issue certificates consisting of the Class X2-A, X2-B, B, C, D and R Certificates, which will not be guaranteed by Freddie Mac and will not back any class of K-049 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, 2014, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on February 19, 2015; 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, 2014, 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 was established by Congress in 1970 to provide liquidity, stability and affordability to the nation's residential mortgage markets. Freddie Mac supports communities across the nation by providing mortgage capital to lenders. Today Freddie Mac is making home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Additional information is available at, Twitter @FreddieMac and Freddie Mac's blog