European ABS volume has had its third straight year-on-year increase, reaching $28.1 billion in 2012 year-to-date. This is the highest number since 2007 year-to-date at $99.6 billion and a 16% increase on 2011 year-to-date at $24.2 billion, according to figures from Dealogic.

With 47 deals priced, European ABS issuance in 2012 year-to-date is at the highest level of activity since 51 deals in 2008 year-to-date, the data provider reported.

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