Activity in the primary securitization market was muted in August, with little new issuance in what was until recently was the busiest consumer ABS sector, auto loans.

In fact, according to figures reported by Barclays Capital on Aug. 29, issuance of non-mortgage ABS was the slowest of the year, with $8.3 billion in new-issue transactions priced, less than half the $20.2 billion issued in July.

Subscribe Now

Access to a full range of industry content, analysis and expert commentary.

30-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Access coverage of the securitization marketplace, including breaking news updated throughout the day.