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-Fitch Rtgs: Fannie/Freddie Ratings Likely Unaffected by GSE Reform Plan

Aug 14, 2019 - ENP Newswire

The expected release of the Treasury's plan to reform Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will likely not result in near-term downgrades, says Fitch Ratings.

The plan may provide insight on how the authorities may end the conservatorship of Fannie and Freddie along with proposals for comprehensive reform. However, any change to ratings would require a change in Fitch's view of support from the U.S. government, which we consider unlikely over the one- to two-year rating horizon.

Fannie Mae's a...