There’s growing interest in bonds backed by shipping container leases, and this could prompt underwriters to structure deals with higher-rated tranches, analysts at DBRS said in a webcast that took place Wednesday.

So far this year-to-date, there has been $1.5 billion of container ABS issuance, compared with $2.7 billion for all of 2012 and $1.5 billion for 2011.

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