Fannie Mae Announces Auction (Reopening) of 3-Year Benchmark Notes due September 28, 2015

News Release

October 16, 2012

Benchmark Notes

Katherine Constantinou


Fannie Mae Announces Auction (Reopening) of 3-Year Benchmark Notes® due September 28, 2015


3-Year (Reopening)

Pricing/Auction Date

October 16, 2012

Settlement Date

October 18, 2012

Maturity Date

September 28, 2015

Issue Size/Reopen Size

$1 billion

Current Outstanding

$4 billion



Payment Dates

Each September 28th and March 28th,  beginning September 28, 2012




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

Auction Time

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. ET


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.