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Mercury Capital hires Nathalie Rushe to lead origination and marketing

14th October 2013

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 alternative market place.

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Spread tightening lifts secondary catastrophe bond indices

27th August 2013

Spread tightening on catastrophe bonds exposed to U.S. wind risk has lifted the secondary cat bond market indices in recent weeks. Now deep in the middle of the Atlantic hurricane season, typical seasonality has returned to secondary cat bond prices and values have increased on hurricane exposed bonds.

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Catastrophe bond price returns continue slow slide

12th June 2013

The price return of the secondary catastrophe bond market continues to slide slowly down from its recent peak now that supply and demand for outstanding catastrophe bond notes appears to have levelled off somewhat. A combination of returning seasonality and a levelling off of supply and demand dynamics has seen the index we track decline […]

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Catastrophe bond price returns begin to look more seasonal

21st May 2013

Price returns in the secondary catastrophe bond market have taken another dip in the last fortnight as the pricing pressure we discussed two weeks ago here continues to exert itself on the pricing of outstanding cat bond marks. As we approach the U.S. hurricane season we’re beginning to see cat bond prices looking more seasonal […]

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