SOURCE: Freddie Mac

Freddie Mac

August 04, 2017 14:14 ET

Freddie Mac Prices $997 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-SW3, Backed by Properties Controlled by Starwood Capital Group

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 4, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with ten-year terms. The approximately $997 million in K Certificates (K-SW3 Certificates) is backed by 38 properties indirectly controlled by Starwood Capital Group. K-SW3 is expected to settle on or about August 18, 2017.

The transaction collateral is part of Freddie Mac's single-asset, single borrower (SASB) execution. The SASB execution transfers first loss credit risk on either one or multiple properties owned or controlled by a single sponsorship group.

K-SW3 Pricing

Class   Principal/Notional
Amount (mm)
  Weighted
Average
Life (Years)
  Discount
Margin
Coupon   Dollar Price
A   $997.219   9.53   43 1 mo LIBOR + 43   100.00
XI   $1,108.022   9.53   Non-Offered
XP   $1,108.022   N/A   Non-Offered

Details

  • Co-Lead Managers and Bookrunners: Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC
  • Co-Managers: CastleOak Securities, L.P., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, L.P.

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The K-SW3 Certificates will not be rated, and will include one senior principal and interest class, one interest only class, and one class that will receive static prepayment premiums. The K-SW3 Certificates are backed by corresponding classes issued by the FREMF 2017-KSW3 Mortgage Trust (KSW3 Trust) and guaranteed by Freddie Mac. The KSW3 Trust will also issue certificates consisting of the Class B, C and R Certificates, which will be subordinate to the classes backing the K-SW3 Certificates. The KSW3 Trust Class B, C and R Certificates will not be guaranteed by Freddie Mac.

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, 2016, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on February 16, 2017; 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, 2016, 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.

Freddie Mac's press releases sometimes contain forward-looking statements. A description of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the expectations expressed in these and other forward-looking statements can be found in the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016, and its reports on Form 10-Q and Form 8-K, filed with the SEC and available on the Investor Relations page of the company's Web site at www.FreddieMac.com/investors and the SEC's Web site at www.sec.gov.

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