Freddie Mac Prices $1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-056

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MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Jul 29, 2016) –  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1 billion in K Certificates (K-056 Certificates), which are expected to settle on or about August 10, 2016. This offering includes two new classes of K Certificates: Class A-M and Class XAM.

“Today’s announcement features the addition of the A-M and XAM classes and demonstrates Freddie Mac’s commitment to innovate and enhance the K-Deal program to ensure a continuous flow of capital for a dynamic multifamily housing market,” said Robert Koontz, vice president of Multifamily Capital Markets at Freddie Mac.

K-056 Pricing

Class   Principal/
Notional Amount (mm)
  Weighted Average Life (Years)   Spread (bps)   Coupon   Yield   Dollar Price
A-1   $164.761   6.54   S + 59   2.2000%   1.8566%   $101.9971
A-2   $798.687   9.65   S + 73   2.5250%   2.1715%   $102.9945
A-M   $51.640   9.79   S + 79   2.5880%   2.2384%   $102.9913
X1   $963.448   8.84   T + 210   1.4009%   3.5498%   $9.8399
XAM   $51.640   9.54   Not Offered
X3   $82.623*   9.60   T + 575   2.1803%   7.2427%   $14.7734

*50% of the Class X3 notional size


  • Co-Lead Managers and Joint Bookrunners: Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC
  • Co-Managers: Amherst Pierpont Securities LLC, Barclays Capital Inc. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and The Williams Capital Group, L.P.
  • Rating Agencies: Fitch Ratings, Inc. and Kroll Bond Rating Agency, Inc.

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The K-056 Certificates are backed by corresponding classes issued by the FREMF 2016-K56 Mortgage Trust (K-56 Trust) and guaranteed by Freddie Mac. The K-56 Trust will also issue certificates consisting of the Class X2-A, X2-B, B, C, D and R Certificates, which will not be guaranteed by Freddie Mac and will not back any class of K-056 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, 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 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 the largest source of financing for multifamily housing. Additional information is available at, Twitter @FreddieMac and Freddie Mac’s blog


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