Despite reports that franchise players have curtailed issuance plans this year, some industry experts are hoping to see as much as $1 billion in supply before the year is through - though, nearly half the year is gone and there has been but one deal, a $115 million transaction for the former Amresco Commercial Finance, led by Credit Suisse First Boston (see ASR 4/15/02).

Buyside sources indicate that a deal from a new issuer is in the works, and could hit the market within the next few weeks, though details are vague, other than it might involve a lender to car dealerships.

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