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Asset-Based Lending Hits Record High in 2011, Expectations of Normalized Issuance Levels in 2012

Asset-based lenders began 2011 with roughly $30 billion of volume in each of the first two quarters and a record-worthy $24 billion in Q3/11. Amid heightened market volatility in Q4/11, fueled by fears around the euro-zone debt crisis, volume slowed to $18 billion in line with the broader leveraged loan market pullback in August and September.