U.S. ABS securitization issuance was $180 billion in 2013, down 3% from 2012, according to Thomson Reuters data. However US CDO/CLO issuance in 2013 was up to $75 billion, a 74.8% growth from the $42 billion issued in 2012.

According to Deutsche Bank’s 2014 outlook report, Autos contributed approximately $89 billion of new issue ABS to the 2013 market.  Approximately $21 billion, or 24%, of the auto ABS supply is backed by subprime loans while prime auto loans continue to make up the lion’s share, with 43%, or $38 billion of 2013 total volumes.   

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