SOURCE: Freddie Mac

Freddie Mac

January 22, 2015 13:04 ET

Freddie Mac Prices First Multifamily K-Deal of the Year, K-042

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 22, 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 $1.1 billion in K Certificates ("K-042 Certificates"), which are expected to settle on or about January 28, 2015. This is the first K Certificate offering this year.


Class   Principal/Notional Amount (mm)   Weighted Average Life (Years)   Spread (bps)   Coupon   Yield   Dollar Price
A-1   $130.953   5.99583   S + 41   2.2670%   1.8924%   $101.9955
A-2   $995.000   9.78357   S + 48   2.6700%   2.3181%   $102.9989
X1   $1,125.953   9.10885   T + 160   1.0604%   3.3832%   $8.5248
X3   $247.160   9.65833   T + 310   1.6054%   4.9219%   $12.4109


  • Co-Lead Managers and Joint Bookrunners: J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Barclays Capital Inc.
  • Co-Managers: Jefferies LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, The Williams Capital Group, L.P. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC
  • Rating Agencies: Moody's Investors Service, Inc. and Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC

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The K-042 Certificates include two senior principal and interest classes, one senior interest only class and one junior interest only class. The K-042 Certificates are backed by corresponding classes issued by the FREMF 2015-K42 Mortgage Trust ("K-42 Trust") and guaranteed by Freddie Mac. The K-42 Trust will also issue certificates consisting of the Class B, C, D, X2-A, X2-B and R Certificates, which will not be guaranteed by Freddie Mac and will not back any class of K-042 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, 2013, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on February 27, 2014; 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, 2013, 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