Fannie Mae Prices $1.1 billion of Benchmark REMIC Trust 2006-B2
WASHINGTON, DC -- Fannie Mae (FNM/NYSE) today announced that it priced $1.1 billion of Benchmark REMIC™ Trust 2006-B2, Class AB, CUSIP 31396LYT1, a Guaranteed Maturity Class (GMC) with a class coupon of 5.50 percent and a final maturity date of May 27, 2014. The GMC issue was priced at 99.9102 to yield 5.44 percent, or +73 basis points over the interpolated Treasury curve. Settlement is scheduled for November 21, 2006.
Lehman Brothers Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. and UBS Securities LLC will serve as the lead underwriters for Benchmark REMIC Trust 2006-B2. Co-managers of the transaction will be Banc of America Securities LLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated. The transaction will also involve a selling group.
Information about Benchmark REMIC Trust 2006-B2, of which the GMC is a part, will be available in the prospectus supplement on the Prospectus and Related Documents page of the company's Web site.Fannie Mae is a New York Stock Exchange Company. It operates pursuant to a federal charter. Fannie Mae has pledged through its American Dream Commitment to expand access to homeownership for millions of first-time home buyers; help raise the minority homeownership rate to 55 percent; make homeownership and rental housing a success for millions of families at risk of losing their homes; and expand the supply of affordable housing where it is needed most.
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 Offering Circular dated October 17, 2005, and that no reliance may be placed on the completeness or accuracy of the information contained in this press release.
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