Freddie Mac Prices $966 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-L05

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 06, 2019 (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 $966 million in K Certificates (K-L05 Certificates) are backed by two groups of loans. One group (Pillar Loan Group) consists of 16 fixed-rate mortgages backed by 16 properties and the other group (Harbor Loan Group) consists of 6 crossed fixed-rate mortgages backed by 6 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-L05 Certificates are expected to settle on or about August 12, 2019. 

K-L05 Pricing

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  • Co-Lead Managers and Joint Bookrunners: Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.
  • Co-Managers: Academy Securities Inc., Amherst Pierpont Securities LLC, Barclays Capital Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC

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The K-L05 Certificates will not be rated and will include three senior principal and interest classes and three interest-only classes. The K-L05 Certificates are backed by corresponding classes issued by FREMF 2019-KL05 Mortgage Trust (K-L05 Trust) and guaranteed by Freddie Mac. The K-L05 Trust will also issue certificates consisting of B-P, class C-P, class B-HG, class C-HG and class R certificates, which will not be guaranteed by Freddie Mac and will not back any class of K-L05 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, 2018, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on February 14, 2019; 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, 2018, 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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Amanda Nunnink