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Contact :
Penboss Building
50 Parliament Street
Hamilton
Bermuda
HM12
http://www.ikonicfunds.com

IKONIC is an independent fund administrator providing bespoke administrative and operational support to a wide range of global investment managers adopting diverse investment styles.  Our product offering specializes in private equity funds, hedge funds, insurance linked securities funds, and real estate funds, with a comprehensive selection of fund administration services tailored and designed to meet individual client needs.
 
The Company’s success is built on stability, professionalism and expertise combined with flexibility, autonomy and character.  IKONIC currently services over 160 entities from Bermuda, Charlotte and Cayman offices.
Brian Desmond
Brian Desmond
Director and Head of Fund Services
Brian Desmond (Brian) is the Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Fund Services at Horseshoe Insurance Services Holdings Ltd. (“Horseshoe Group”). The Horseshoe Group is a leading independent fund administrator and insurance manager dedicated to both the Insurance Linked Securities and the alternative fund markets, with offices in Bermuda, Cayman Islands, USA, Gibraltar and Ireland.
 
The Horseshoe Group acquired IKONIC Fund Services Ltd. (IKONIC) in June 2016. Brian was one of the principal founders, a director and COO/CFO of IKONIC, a specialist fund administration company, established and licensed in Bermuda in 2007, offering fund administration outsourcing solutions to a wide range of global investment managers adopting a diverse range of investment styles. IKONIC’s product offering specializes in hedge funds, fund of hedge funds, private equity funds and ILS funds.  
 
Brian has over 24 years of fund administration and audit experience. Prior to setting up IKONIC, Brian was the Bermuda Country Head at Citigroup Fund Services (Bermuda) Ltd. (formerly Forum Fund Services Ltd.) where he gained extensive experience in fund administration and was responsible for overseeing the fund accounting, shareholder services, audit and Net Asset Value preparation for global clients. He was also responsible for managing all new client implementations from an operational perspective and for establishing standards, controls and procedures for all North American operations.
 
Prior to joining Citigroup, Brian worked as an audit senior in the investment group of Ernst & Young. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) and acts as director of a number of offshore fund companies.
 
 

Scott Burns
Scott Burns
Head of Private Equity
Scott Burns (Scott) is a Senior Vice President and Head of Private Equity Fund Services at Horseshoe Insurance Services Holdings Ltd. (“Horseshoe Group”). The Horseshoe Group is a leading independent fund administrator and insurance manager dedicated to both the Insurance Linked Securities and the alternative fund markets, with offices in Bermuda, Cayman Islands, USA, Gibraltar and Ireland.
 
The Horseshoe Group acquired IKONIC Fund Services Ltd. (IKONIC) in June 2016. Scott joined IKONIC in 2012 as a Senior Vice President.  IKONIC is a specialist fund administration company, established and licensed in Bermuda in 2007, offering fund administration outsourcing solutions to a wide range of global investment managers adopting a diverse range of investment styles. IKONIC’s product offering specializes in hedge funds, fund of hedge funds, private equity funds and ILS funds.  
 
Scott has over 25 years of fund administration and audit & tax experience. Prior to joining IKONIC in 2012, Scott was the Head of Bermuda Operations for JP Morgan Private Equity Fund Services (“JPM”) where he gained extensive experience in fund administration and was responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Bermuda operations. He was also responsible for managing all new client implementations from an operational perspective and for establishing standards, controls and procedures for the Bermuda group.
 
Prior to joining JPM, Scott worked as tax senior in the investment group of KPMG and is a CPA.
 
 

company news
Brian Desmond, IKONIC

IKONIC Fund Services - Best Offshore Hedge Fund Administrator

Mon, 03/10/2016 - 13:23

IKONIC Fund Services (IKONIC) was incorporated in 2007 as a Bermuda exempted company and is a licensed Fund Administrator under the Bermuda Monetary Authority Investment Fund Act 2006.  »

Andre Perez, Horseshoe Group

IKONIC Fund Services wins Best Offshore Fund Administrator at Hedgeweek 2016 US Awards

Fri, 23/09/2016 - 09:36

IKONIC Fund Services, a provider of fund administration services including accounting, investor services and corporate governance to alternative funds, has been awarded the Best Offshore Fund Administrator by Hedgeweek for the 2016 US Awards. »

Horseshoe Group acquires IKONIC Fund Services

Horseshoe Group acquires IKONIC Fund Services

Mon, 13/06/2016 - 09:06

Horseshoe Group has acquired IKONIC Fund Services (IKONIC) to form an independent fund administrator and insurance manager dedicated to both the Insurance Linked Securities and the alternative fund markets.  »

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