The weather wasn't the only thing heating up in Europe last week as more issuers packed into the pipeline. The bustling premarketing of deals bodes well for hefty issuance volumes in June and July, sources said.

According to figures released by Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, issuance for the first half of this year could reach 129 billion ($155 billion), a 30% increase over the same timeframe last year.

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