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EX-99 - FORM OF NOTICE TO CURRENT SHAREHOLDERS, DATED MARCH 23, 2012 - Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlantarrd339638_37422.htm
EX-99 - PRESS RELEASE, DATED MARCH 23, 2012, REGARDING FOURTH QUARTER 2011 DIVIDEND - Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlantarrd339638_37424.htm



Washington, D.C. 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 22, 2012


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Federally chartered corporation



(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer
Identification Number)

1475 Peachtree Street, NE

Atlanta, GA 30309

(Address of principal executive offices)

(404) 888-8000

(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):






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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

On March 23, 2012, the Bank announced that it will repurchase up to $700 million of subclass B1 membership excess capital stock and B2 activity-based excess capital stock on April 9, 2012. The amount of excess stock to be repurchased from any individual shareholder will be based on the shareholder's total excess capital stock as of March 30, 2012, and an allocation methodology described in the notice. Attached as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K is a copy of the form notice.

Item 8.01. Other Events.

On March 22, 2012, the board of directors of the Bank declared an annualized dividend rate for the fourth quarter of 2011 equal to 1.23 percent. Attached as Exhibit 99.3 to this Current Report on Form 8-K is a copy of the related press release.

Item 9.01. Exhibits.


Form of Notice to Current Shareholders, dated March 23, 2012


Press Release, dated March 23, 2012, regarding fourth quarter 2011 dividend




Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.



Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta

Date: March 23, 2012

By: /s/W. Wes McMullan

W. Wes McMullan


President and


Chief Executive Officer