Fannie Mae Provides Single-Family MBS Loan-Level Disclosure

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March 05, 2012

Fannie Mae Provides Single-Family MBS Loan-Level Disclosure

Andrew Wilson

202-752-5168

WASHINGTON, DC – Fannie Mae (FNMA/OTC) today announced it has released at issuance loan-level data for its newly issued Single-Family MBS as part of its loan-level disclosures initiative.

“We believe that disclosing loan-level data is an important step towards meeting our investors’ desire for enhanced transparency,” said Laura Simmons, Vice President MBS Disclosure Policy and Operations.  “In subsequent releases, we expect to be able to provide additional data elements in the loan-level at issuance file and provide monthly updates to the loan-level data.”

The loan-level data files are hosted on the newly released enhanced PoolTalk®, Fannie Mae’s online disclosure application available at www.fanniemae.com. 

For more information on the loan-level disclosure, please see the January announcement.   For questions, investors may contact the Fannie Mae Fixed-Income Investor Helpline at 1-800-237-8627 or via email.

Certain statements in this release may be considered forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities laws. In addition, not all securities will have the characteristics discussed in this release. Before investing in any Fannie Mae issued security, you should read the prospectus and prospectus supplement pursuant to which such security is offered. You should also read our most current Annual Report on Form 10-K and our reports on Form 10-Q and Form 8-K filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") available on the Investors page of our Web site at www.fanniemae.com and on the SEC's Web site at www.sec.gov.

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