Freddie Mac Prices $710 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-HG1, Backed by Properties Controlled by Harbor Group International, LLC

MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Feb 9, 2018) – Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), backed by a fixed-rate multifamily mortgage loan. The approximately $710 million in K Certificates (K-HG1 Certificates) are backed by eleven properties indirectly controlled by Harbor Group International, LLC, or its affiliates. K-HG1 is expected to settle on or about February 16, 2018.

The transaction collateral is part of Freddie Mac’s single-asset, single borrower (SASB) execution. The SASB execution transfers first loss credit risk on either one or multiple properties owned or controlled by a single sponsorship group.

K-HG1 Pricing
Class   Principal/ Notional
Amount (mm)
Life (Years)
  Coupon   Yield   Dollar Price
A-1   $11.473   5.38   S + 26   3.3410%   2.9149%   $101.9818
A-2   $201.712   6.86   S + 32   3.3410%   3.0462%   $101.7196
A-3   $277.029   9.70   S + 50   3.3410%   3.3278%   $100.0760
A-4   $220.406   9.86   S + 47   3.3410%   3.3027%   $100.2893
X   $710.620   8.87   Non-Offered


  • Co-Lead Managers and Bookrunners: Goldman, Sachs & Co. LLC, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC
  • Co-Managers: Jefferies LLC, Nomura Securities International, Inc., PNC Capital Markets LLC and The Williams Capital Group, L.P.

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The K-HG1 Certificates will not be rated, and will include four senior principal and interest classes and one interest only class. The K-HG1 Certificates are backed by corresponding classes issued by the FREMF 2018-KHG1 Mortgage Trust (KHG1 Trust) and guaranteed by Freddie Mac. The KHG1 Trust will also issue certificates consisting of the Class B, C and R Certificates, which will be subordinate to the classes backing the K-HG1 Certificates. The KHG1 Trust Class B, C and R Certificates will not be guaranteed by Freddie Mac.

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.

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