American Capital Energy & Infrastructure, a subsidiary of private equity firm American Capital, said Wednesday that it has named Abhay Pande as a managing director. In his new role, Pande will be responsible for sourcing, underwriting and managing energy and infrastructure investments in Asia. Based in Annapolis, MD, America Capital Energy & Infrastructure invests in global energy infrastructure assets, such as power plants, power distribution and transmission networks, energy transportation and fuel production.
ANNAPOLIS, Md., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — American Capital Energy & Infrastructure announced today that is has appointed Abhay Pande as a Managing Director responsible for sourcing, underwriting and managing energy and infrastructure investments in Asia. Mr. Pande has 15 years of investment banking and consulting experience advising various companies in the energy sector on mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, LBO financings and equity and debt offerings.
“We are delighted to welcome Abhay to American Capital Energy & Infrastructure as we continue to build our platform in Asia and work to identify attractive investment opportunities and grow relationships with partners in the region,” said Paul Hanrahan, Chief Executive Officer of American Capital Energy & Infrastructure. “Abhay brings a wealth of experience with him, having worked with numerous companies and management teams in the energy and industrial sectors across Asia. His addition to the American Capital Energy & Infrastructure team is an important development for our efforts in the region.”
Prior to joining American Capital Energy & Infrastructure, Mr. Pande served in various investment banking roles in Citigroup’s investment banking division, including Co-Head of the Asian Energy Group and Head of South East Asia Industrials. While at Citigroup, he was responsible for advising constituents in the energy sector on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets activities. Prior to joining Citigroup, Mr. Pande was a Principal at A.T. Kearney, a management consulting firm, where he advised multiple boards of directors and executive management teams on mergers and acquisitions and divestitures within the transportation and infrastructure sectors.
ABOUT AMERICAN CAPITAL ENERGY & INFRASTRUCTURE
American Capital Energy & Infrastructure invests in global energy infrastructure assets, including power generation facilities, power distribution and transmission networks, energy transportation assets, fuel production opportunities and product and service companies focused on the power and energy sectors. For further information, please refer to www.ACEI.com.
ABOUT AMERICAN CAPITAL
American Capital, Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACAS) is a publicly traded private equity firm and global asset manager. American Capital, both directly and through its asset management business, originates, underwrites and manages investments in middle market private equity, leveraged finance, real estate, energy and infrastructure and structured products. American Capital manages $21 billion of assets, including assets on its balance sheet and fee earning assets under management by affiliated managers, with $119 billion of total assets under management (including levered assets). Through an affiliate, American Capital manages publicly traded American Capital Agency Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC) with approximately $10 billion of net book value and American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (Nasdaq: MTGE) with approximately $1 billion of net book value. From its eight offices in the U.S. and Europe, American Capital and its affiliate, European Capital, will consider investment opportunities from $10 million to $750 million. For further information, please refer to www.AmericanCapital.com.