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Freddie Mac Prices $455 Million Multifamily K-Deal With Mostly 12-20-Year Mortgages

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 13, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced its first offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) which are backed exclusively by fixed-rate multifamily mortgages with 12-20-year terms. The company expects to issue approximately $455 million in K Certificates (K-1501 Certificates), which are expected to settle on or about July 22, 2015. This is the company's thirteenth K Certificates offering this year.

Quote from Mitchell Resnick, vice president of Freddie Mac Multifamily Capital Markets

  • "We are constantly looking for ways to enhance the scope of our lending and securities platforms to appeal to a variety of borrower and investor needs. This transaction, our first K-Deal backed exclusively by mortgages of 12-, 15- and 20-year terms, demonstrates our commitment to satisfying market demand."

K-1501 Pricing Details

Class   Principal/Notional Amount (mm)   Weighted 
Average Life
  Coupon   Yield   Dollar
A-1   $63.000   6.47   S + 40   2.712%   2.3558%   $101.9930
A-2   $63.000   12.12   S + 69   3.399%   3.1986%   $101.9957
A-3   $329.654   14.48   S + 73   3.511%   3.3404%   $101.9898
X1   $455.654   12.67   T + 190   0.6261%   4.3905%   $4.5208
X3   $25.314   14.55   T + 485   4.3106%   7.4150%   $37.5084


  • Sole Lead Manager and Bookrunner: J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
  • Co-Managers: Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Mischler Financial Group, Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC

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The K-1501 Certificates are backed by corresponding classes issued by the FREMF 2015-K1501 Mortgage Trust (K-1501 Trust) and guaranteed by Freddie Mac. The K-1501 Trust will also issue Class B, C, X2-A, X2-B and R Certificates, which will not be guaranteed by Freddie Mac and will not back any class of K-1501 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.

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, 2014, 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 and the SEC's Web site at

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



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