MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 10, 2014) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ("K Certificates"), backed exclusively by LIBOR-based, floating rate multifamily mortgages with five- and seven-year terms. The company approximately $1.3 billion in K Certificates ("K-F03 Certificates") is expected to settle on or about April 25, 2014. This is Freddie Mac's fourth K Certificate offering this year and its first floating rate offering this year.
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- Co-Lead Managers and Joint Bookrunners: by J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC
- Co-Managers: Barclays Capital Inc., Bonwick Capital Partners, LLC, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and RBS Securities Inc.
The K-F03 Certificates include one senior principal and interest class and one interest only class, and are not be rated. The K-F03 Certificates are backed by corresponding classes from the FREMF 2014-KF03 Mortgage Trust ("K-F03 Trust"). The K-F03 Trust will also issue class B, C and R certificates, which will be subordinate to the classes backing the K-F03 Certificates and 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 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.
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, 2013, 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.
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 FreddieMac.com, Twitter @FreddieMac and Freddie Mac's blog FreddieMac.com/blog.