Freddie Mac Prices $1.1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-072

MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Jan 25, 2018) –  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 $1.1 billion in K Certificates (K-072 Certificates), which are expected to settle on or about January 31, 2018.

K-072 Pricing
Class   Principal/Notional Amount (mm)   Weighted
Average Life
  Coupon   Yield   Dollar Price
A-1   $128.433   6.46   S + 34   3.2520%   2.8869%   $101.9994
A-2   $963.000   9.83   S + 43   3.4440%   3.0822%   $102.9931
A-M   $49.762   9.90   S + 49   3.5040%   3.1442%   $102.9917
X1   $1,091.433   9.01   T+85   0.3701%   3.4719%   $3.1908
XAM   $49.762   9.64   Non-Offered
X3   $185.776   9.65   T+230   2.1383%   4.9378%   $16.5542


  • Co-Lead Managers and Joint Bookrunners: Barclays Capital Inc. and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC
  • Co-Managers: Amherst Pierpont Securities LLC, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Stern Brothers & Co. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC
  • Rating Agencies: Fitch Ratings, Inc. and Kroll Bond Rating Agency, Inc.

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The K-072 Certificates are backed by corresponding classes issued by the FREMF 2018-K72 Mortgage Trust (K-72 Trust) and guaranteed by Freddie Mac. The K-72 Trust will also issue certificates consisting of the Class B, C, D and R Certificates, which will not be guaranteed by Freddie Mac and will not back any class of K-072 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, 2016, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on February 16, 2017; 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, 2016, 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, 2016, 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

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