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Mercury MiCRIX reflects ILW market losses from Harvey & Irma

The impacts of recent hurricanes is evident in the latest returns of the Mercury investible Catastrophe Risk Index (or MiCRIX for short), an index that tracks the performance of a diversified portfolio of peak peril ILW’s.The MiCRIX, developed by Bermuda based industry loss warranty (ILW) focused investment manager Mercury Capital, read the full article →

Mercury MiCRIX shows stable, attractive returns of ILW investments: CEO

The performance of the Mercury investible Catastrophe Risk Index (or MiCRIX for short) demonstrates that stable and attractive returns are possible by investing purely in industry-loss warranty (ILW) instruments, according to Mercury Capital Ltd. CEO Charlie Griffiths.The MiCRIX, which was created by Bermuda based insurance-linked securities (ILS) and industry loss read the full article →

12.3% MiCRIX 2014 return shows potential of ILW investments

The Mercury investible Catastrophe Risk Index, or MiCRIX for short, an ILS market index that we play host to here on Artemis, has achieved an above average full-year return for 2014 of 12.3%.The MiCRIX, which was created by Bermuda based insurance-linked securities and industry loss warranty (ILW) investment manager Mercury Capital, read the full article →

Mercury investible Catastrophe Risk Index returns 15.8% in 2013

The Mercury investible Catastrophe Risk Index, or MiCRIX for short, one of the indices that we play host to here on Artemis, has seen near record performance in 2013, returning 15.8% for the full year.The MiCRIX, an index established by Bermuda based insurance-linked securities and industry loss warranty investment manager Mercury read the full article →

Mercury Capital hires Nathalie Rushe to lead origination and marketing

Artemis has learnt that Nathalie Rushe joined Mercury Capital, the Bermuda based ILS fund manager, in September as Managing Director for Origination and Marketing. Nathalie, who has been consulting in the Alternative Capital space through Rushe Capital Advisers since leaving Hiscox in April 2012, has a deep understanding of the read the full article →

MiCRIX returns outpace cat bond market, accelerate in July and August

The Mercury investible Catastrophe Risk Index, or MiCRIX for short, one of the indices that we play host to here on Artemis has seen accelerating returns in the months of July and August. The index has delivered returns of 4.2% since June, gaining 1.2% in July and 3.0% in August read the full article →

Mercury Capital opens first index tracking catastrophe investment fund to external investors

Bermuda based insurance-linked securities and industry loss warranty investment manager Mercury Capital has announced that it is opening up an innovative new ILS investment fund to external investors for the first time. The Mercury iCRIX Tracker Fund is the first index-tracking catastrophe risk investment fund, tracking an index developed by read the full article →