Freddie Mac Prices $5 Billion USD Five-Year Reference Note(SM)

Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from Freddie Mac

    MCLEAN, Va., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (NYSE:   FRE) announced
 today that it priced $5 billion USD of reopened 5.25 % five-year Reference
 Notes(SM) due January 15, 2006.  The issue was priced at 100.40 to yield
 5.152%.  The Freddie Mac issue, CUSIP 3134A4CX0, will be settled April 16.
     "This issue, which was exceptionally oversubscribed, featured
 international participation of nearly 50% -- particularly from the Asian
 investment community," said Jerome Lienhard, Freddie Mac Senior Vice
 President, Investment Funding.
     Including the $5 billion Reference Notes priced today, Freddie Mac has
 $150.50 billion in outstanding Reference Notes and Bonds.
     This announcement is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of offers
 to buy any of these securities.  Any such offering will be made only by an
 offering circular and pricing supplement.
 
     Freddie Mac is a stockholder-owned corporation established by Congress in
 1970 to support homeownership and rental housing.  Freddie Mac purchases
 single family and multifamily residential mortgages and mortgage-related
 securities, which it finances primarily by issuing mortgage passthrough
 securities and debt instruments in the capital markets.  Over the years,
 Freddie Mac has opened the doors for one in six homebuyers and more than two
 million renters across America.  Freddie Mac is the winner of the
 International Financing Review's North American Borrower of the Year and
 Agency Borrower of the Year awards for the year 2000.  For additional
 information about Freddie Mac, please see the Company's web site:
 http://www.Freddiemac.com .
 
 

SOURCE Freddie Mac
    MCLEAN, Va., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (NYSE:   FRE) announced
 today that it priced $5 billion USD of reopened 5.25 % five-year Reference
 Notes(SM) due January 15, 2006.  The issue was priced at 100.40 to yield
 5.152%.  The Freddie Mac issue, CUSIP 3134A4CX0, will be settled April 16.
     "This issue, which was exceptionally oversubscribed, featured
 international participation of nearly 50% -- particularly from the Asian
 investment community," said Jerome Lienhard, Freddie Mac Senior Vice
 President, Investment Funding.
     Including the $5 billion Reference Notes priced today, Freddie Mac has
 $150.50 billion in outstanding Reference Notes and Bonds.
     This announcement is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of offers
 to buy any of these securities.  Any such offering will be made only by an
 offering circular and pricing supplement.
 
     Freddie Mac is a stockholder-owned corporation established by Congress in
 1970 to support homeownership and rental housing.  Freddie Mac purchases
 single family and multifamily residential mortgages and mortgage-related
 securities, which it finances primarily by issuing mortgage passthrough
 securities and debt instruments in the capital markets.  Over the years,
 Freddie Mac has opened the doors for one in six homebuyers and more than two
 million renters across America.  Freddie Mac is the winner of the
 International Financing Review's North American Borrower of the Year and
 Agency Borrower of the Year awards for the year 2000.  For additional
 information about Freddie Mac, please see the Company's web site:
 http://www.Freddiemac.com .
 
 SOURCE  Freddie Mac

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