SOURCE: Freddie Mac

Freddie Mac

February 24, 2016 09:25 ET

Freddie Mac Releases Second Quarter 2016 K Certificates Announcement Calendar and Forgoes Announcing K-S05

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 24, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its second quarter 2016 K Certificates Announcement Calendar to increase transparency and to demonstrate a consistent level of potential investment opportunities. Freddie Mac also will forgo announcing K-S05 the week of February 22, 2016. The Calendar is available on the K Certificates page of the company's web site at www.FreddieMac.com.

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.

Freddie Mac retains sole discretion over whether or not the K Certificates issuances come to market and the timing thereof, which may be impacted by market conditions. The information contained in the 2016 K Certificates Announcement Calendar does not guarantee the timing of any future Freddie Mac offerings or the amount of such offerings. The Calendar may be amended, superseded or replaced. The K Certificates Announcement Calendar is provided for informational purposes only.

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.

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, 2015, 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 the largest source of financing for multifamily housing. Additional information is available at FreddieMac.com, Twitter @FreddieMac and Freddie Mac's blog FreddieMac.com/blog.