Mr. Pande is Senior Partner at Ironmont Capital Partners L.P., a Singapore-based investor in power and energy infrastructure. He is responsible for the origination, negotiation, and execution of the Ironmont Partners’ investments in the energy infrastructure and power sectors, including investments in solar, wind and hydro opportunities throughout Asia. He is also on the Investment Committee of the firm.
Prior to Ironmont, he was Managing Director and one of three partners at American Capital Energy & Infrastructure, a private equity firm focused on energy and power investments in the emerging markets. While there, he led the establishment of the firm’s practice in Asia, and was member of the Energy and Infrastructure Investment Committee.
Prior to joining American Capital, he spent 16 years at Salomon Brothers / Citigroup, where he was a Managing Director in the investment banking department. While there, he held numerous positions, including co-head of Asian Energy Investment Banking and Head of Southeast Asia Industrials, as well as managing director for North America oil services and energy infrastructure. He has worked on over $50 billion in mergers & acquisition transactions and over 120 equity and debt transactions raising over $40 billion.
Prior to joining Salomon Smith Barney (later merged with Citi) in 1998, Mr. Pande was a Principal in the Transportation Strategy group at management consulting firm A.T. Kearney Inc. where he worked on mergers & acquisitions, corporate strategy, and restructurings assignments for Fortune 500 clients.
Mr. Pande has an AB from Dartmouth College in quantitative economics, and an MBA with distinction in finance and strategy from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.