Freddie Mac Prices $646 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-L03

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. 

Approximately $646 million in K Certificates (K-L03 Certificates) are backed by two groups of loans. One group consists of one fixed rate mortgage backed by one property and the other group consists of one mortgage with floating and fixed rate components backed by eight properties.

The transaction collateral is part of Freddie Mac’s K-L series of certificates, which are backed by large loans or pools of related mortgage loans on multifamily properties. The K-L03 Certificates are expected to settle on or about Oct. 22, 2018. 

K-L03 Pricing

  WeightedSpread or   
 Principal/NotionalAverageDiscount  Dollar
ClassAmount (mm)Life (Years)Margin (bps)CouponYieldPrice
A-LNZ$223.0166.51S + 403.4556%3.5577%$98.88
AFL-W$235.0006.69L+ 451 mo LIBOR +452.7259%$100.00
AFX1-W$25.0005.59S + 323.7049%3.4679%$100.69
AFX2-W$163.0006.84S + 423.7049%3.5812%$100.20


  • Co-Lead Managers and Joint Bookrunners: Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Jefferies LLC
  • Co-Managers: Goldman, Sachs and Co., Nomura Securities International, Inc., Stern Brothers & Co. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC

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The K-L03 Certificates will not be rated, and will include four senior principal and interest classes and two interest-only classes. The K-L03 Certificates are backed by corresponding classes issued by FREMF 2018-KL03 Mortgage Trust (K-L03 Trust) and guaranteed by Freddie Mac. The K-L03 Trust will also issue certificates consisting of Class B-LNZ, Class B-W, Class C-W and Class R certificates, which will not be guaranteed by Freddie Mac and will not back any class of K-L03 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 securities of Freddie Mac or any other issuer. 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, 2017, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on February 15, 2018; 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, 2017, 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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