MCLEAN, Va., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today announced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (“K Certificates”), multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to offer approximately $1 billion in K Certificates (“K-012 Certificates”), which are expected to price the week of April 4, 2011, and settle on or about April 27, 2011.
The K-012 Certificates will be offered to the market by a syndicate of dealers led by Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and Goldman, Sachs & Co. as Co-Lead Managers and Joint Bookrunners for the transaction. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Jefferies & Company, Inc., and J.P. Morgan Securities have been named as Co-Managers for the transaction.
The K-012 Certificates are backed by 69 recently-originated multifamily mortgages and are guaranteed by Freddie Mac. This is the fourth K Certificate offering this year.
K Certificates provide Freddie Mac with an efficient vehicle to securitize multifamily loans. The certificates provide investors with stable cash flows, structured credit enhancement and the Freddie Mac guarantee.
The preliminary offering circular supplement relating to the K-012 Certificates can be found at http://www.FreddieMac.com/mbs/data/k012oc.pdf. 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, 2010, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on February 24, 2011, and all documents that Freddie Mac files with the SEC pursuant to Sections 13(a), 13(c) or 14 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, 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, 2010 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. Over the years, Freddie Mac has made home possible for one in six homebuyers and more than five million renters.
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