WASHINGTON, February 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
The following is being issued by Fannie Mae (OTC Bulletin Board: FNMA):
5-Year Pricing Date February 28, 2012 Settlement Date March 1, 2012 Maturity Date April 27, 2017 Issue Size $4.5 billion Coupon 1.125% Price 99.965 Yield 1.132% Payment Dates Each April 27th and October 27th, beginning April 27, 2012 Spread +30.0 basis points / 0.875% 02/28/17 U.S. Treasury CUSIP 3135G0JA2 Listing Application will be made to list the securities on the EuroMTF market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange
Barclays Capital Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., and J.P. Morgan & Co. are the joint lead managers. The co-managers include BNP Paribas Securities Corp., CastleOak Securities, L.P, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, FTN Financial Capital Markets, UBS Securities LLC, and Williams Capital Group L.P.
Fannie Mae exists to expand affordable housing and bring global capital to local communities in order to serve the U.S. housing market. Fannie Mae has a federal charter and operates in America's secondary mortgage market to enhance the liquidity of the mortgage market by providing funds to mortgage bankers and other lenders so that they may lend to home buyers. Our job is to help those who house America.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities of Fannie Mae. Nothing in this press release constitutes advice on the merits of buying or selling a particular investment. Any investment decision as to any purchase of securities referred to herein must be made solely on the basis of information contained in Fannie Mae's applicable Offering Circular, and no reliance may be placed on the completeness or accuracy of the information contained in this press release.
You should not deal in securities unless you understand their nature and the extent of your exposure to risk. You should be satisfied that they are suitable for you in light of your circumstances and financial position. If you are in any doubt you should consult an appropriately qualified financial advisor.
Benchmark Notes is a registered mark of Fannie Mae. Unauthorized use of this mark is prohibited.
SOURCE Fannie Mae