The sky really is the limit when you co-invest with us

Ever since we opened for business in 2008, International Executive Search has continued to enjoy huge success and to expand our sector and global coverage. Put simply, we know what's needed to take a business to the highest level.

Our focus is clear too. We want to create wealth for everyone involved in exciting new joint ventures and equity schemes. With our network of contacts, broad industry expertise and total financial security, we can provide you with much more than just finance. We have a strong, dedicated methodology that's specifically designed to invest and support, be it an individual, a start up or a well-established company.

For an informal chat, contact Stephen Heal, Founder and CEO on +44 (0)20 7290 5566 or email

Case Study: Commodities

A highly regarded Commodities Head Hunter with 11 years' market experience had a vision - to be number one in his field. Already working with an established boutique energy search firm where he had built an unrivalled reputation as a leading energy and commodity headhunter, he was approached by International Executive Search in December 2009 with a view to building a commodities franchise.

From our initial dialogue we could see that he was firmly committed to building his own enterprise. We were also inspired by his business plan and potential cultural fit. Accordingly we offered him investment and support, including the direct involvement of James Caan. Subsequently, through modelling and due diligence it was clear a partnership/joint venture would accelerate the business proposal.

In March 2010 HBI Commodities (HBIC) was formed and that same individual, is now Managing Director and Partner. Already a highly successful entity, HBIC has a strong team of ex-industry professionals, whilst future plans include having global offices in all major energy hubs. Support and mentoring has also filtered through the entire commodities team and helped key hires transact retained mandates within just weeks of starting.

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