Fannie Mae Announces Offering of New Issue 3-Year Benchmark Notes® Due December 18, 2013 and Auction (Reopening) of 5-Year Benchmark Notes® Due October 26, 2015

Oct 27, 2010, 10:09 ET from Fannie Mae

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Fannie Mae (OTC Bulletin Board: FNMA):


3-Year

5-Year (Reopening)

Pricing/Auction Date

October 28, 2010

October 28, 2010

Settlement Date

November 1, 2010

November 1, 2010

Maturity Date

December 18, 2013

October 26, 2015

Issue Size/Reopen Size

TBD

$1 billion

Current Outstanding

N/A

$5.5 billion

Coupon

TBD

1.625%

Payment Dates

Each December 18th and June 18th, beginning December 18, 2010

Each April 26th and October 26th, beginning April 26, 2011

CUSIP

31398A5W8

31398A4M1

Listing

Application will be made to list the securities on the EuroMTF market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange

Application will be made to list the securities on the EuroMTF market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange

Auction Time

N/A

October 28, 2010
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EDT



For the new issue, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Goldman Sachs & Co., and J.P. Morgan & Co. are the joint lead managers.  The co-managers include Blaylock Robert Van LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., FTN Financial Capital Markets, Jefferies & Company, Inc., M.R. Beal & Company, and UBS Securities LLC.

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 that 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 the 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



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