Freddie Mac Prices $182 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-J18

MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Dec 20, 2017) – Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) that are backed by underlying collateral consisting of supplemental or B-note multifamily mortgages. The company expects to issue approximately $182 million in K Certificates (K-J18 Certificates), which are expected to settle on or about December 28, 2017.

K-J18 Pricing

Class Principal/Notional
Amount (mm)
Life (Years)
Coupon Yield Dollar Price
A-1 $55.200 3.50 S+23 2.4550% 2.4188% $99.9980
A-2 $127.104 4.46 S+31 3.0650% 2.5556% $101.9974
X $227.880 3.70 Non-Offered
  • Lead Manager and Sole Bookrunner: Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC
  • Co-Managers: Academy Securities Inc., Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated

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The K-J18 Certificates are backed by corresponding classes issued by the FREMF 2017-KJ18 Mortgage Trust (KJ18 Trust) and guaranteed by Freddie Mac. The KJ18 Trust will also issue certificates consisting of Class B and Class R Certificates, which will not be guaranteed by Freddie Mac and will not back any class of K-J18 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, 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 the SEC’s Web site at

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