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  • Freddie Mac explores credit-risk transfer idea to gain more REIT investors

    Intended to expand investor base for STACR securities
    Freddie Mac announced that it’s contemplating making a change to the structure of its Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR) transactions in order to try and gain more investors. “From our preliminary analysis, which we’ve laid out in an accompanying fact sheet, we believe the potential enhancement to STACR would not disrupt the To Be Announced market,” said Mark Hanson, senior vice president of securitization with Freddie Mac.
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  • Fannie Mae makes plan to draw more REIT investors into credit-risk transfers

    Proposes new structure to Connecticut Avenue Securities
    Fannie Mae proposed a new structure to its benchmark Connecticut Avenue Securities credit risk transfer program to potentially help draw in more Real Estate Investment Trust investors. If done well, the move should avoid any disruption of the To-Be-Announced Mortgage Backed Security market.
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