Energy & Natural Resources
Kepler Search's Energy & Natural Resources practice partners with a range of companies within the physical and financial commodities and energy markets. We cover a wide variety of mandates across Crude Oil & Refined Products, LNG, Gas & Power, Coal, Metals & Mining and Chemicals.
We have an extensive network of active and passive talents across the Energy and Natural Resources sectors, access to the global talent pool, and have a track record in attracting talents from Europe, the Middle East and the US to the Asia Pacific.
We have worked on mandates such as Traders, Originators, Business Development, Research & Analysis, Quants, M&A, Advisory, Finance, Structured Trade Finance, Contracts & Legal, Finance, Compliance, Risk and HR.
Demand for environmentally sustainable energy sources has taken the renewables industry into the heart of the global energy market. Environmental concerns have made clean technology a priority for many organisations.
Our renewable energy practice covers sectors such as Solar, Wind, Hydro, Battery Storage, Waste to Energy, Clean Technology. Our dedicated consultants have an extensive network and a track record of placing with our clients across the investment level such as Project Developers, Independent Power Producers (IPPs), Utilities and Corporates, Private Equity, as well as Engineering Service Providers and Technology Manufacturers.
We have worked on mandates such as Chief Commercial Officer, Commercial and BD Manager, Project Developer, Operations Director and Engineering Manager.
Food & Agribusiness
With population growth, changing appetites, and rising food demand fueling shifts in the
food and agriculture sector, staying on top of the trends shaping the industry is critical.
Climate change is threatening the future of farming. Credible alternatives to meat, milk and eggs are being generated by startups. Trade complexity and desire for trade transparency are shifting tradition commodity trading to decentralized online blockchain transactions.
Our specialist consultants work with key players of the industry, including trading houses, food and feed manufacturers, food processing companies, and funds involved in the food & agricultural sector.
We work on positions across Sales and Marketing, Trading, Procurement, Manufacturing and Engineering, Supply Chain and Logistics.
Investments & Private Equity
Private capital has grown exponentially over the past decade, with estimates of up to $2.5 trillion held in dry powder; there is an imperative to deploy into Asia’s growth markets.
Kepler Search partners with not only our core Sustainability, Energy and Infrastructure funds but also Real Estate, Family Offices and MFIs. We support these funds in building raising teams using our local knowledge of Asia’s markets and network to select high performing fund managers, analysts, investment relations and back office. For clients entering Singapore from the Americas, Europe or even China and Japan, the understanding of local dynamics and market nuances is critical for success.
Once the investment team is in place, Kepler Search supports building portfolio management teams and mapping out local talent availability in target markets. Our network in Real Assets is a valuable support for any Alternatives Investor.
With 60% of global population and the fastest areas of economic growth, Asia is at the heart of the global digital transformation. The boom in cloud computing and advancements such as 5G, autonomous vehicles as well as digitized business and e-commerce has led to a huge demand for data centers, cell towers and other digital infrastructure.
Kepler Search have partnered with Developers, Investors and Operators as capital floods into high growth markets such as China, Indonesia and Vietnam, and the developed centers in Singapore, Japan and Korea seek to retain their data gravity.
Commonly our clients face challenges in building initial management teams for new countries, especially when they are up against competition from Hyperscalers and with uncertainties in the local talent pool. Kepler Search’s market mapping methodologies allow us to support them with niche skills such as Country Head, Site Selection, Commercial, Design, Business Development, Sustainability, Marketing, and Operations.
We have a track record in delivering roles from CxO level through VP, Director and Manager.
Manufacturing plays an important role in the economic growth of developing countries and often it is one of the most important sectors contributing to a country's GDP and employment rate. The sector has been drastically transforming through technology, globalisation and rise of emerging markets. Countries with significant manufacturing activities, such as China, Japan and Malaysia, are embarking on Industry 4.0.
Our consultants have deep understanding of the technology advancements in manufacturing, and partners with companies across automotive, building materials, electronics, engineering, pharmaceutical and telecommunications. We work on positions across project and construction management, engineering and operations.
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