American Capital Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACAS) — The Bethesda, Md.-based private equity firm named Abhay Pande managing director. He will be responsible for sourcing, underwriting and managing energy and infrastructure investments in Asia. Pande will work out of the firm’s office in Annapolis, where American Capital’s energy and infrastructure subsidiary is based.
ASTRI Group — Mike Tomas, president of the Miami private equity firm, has accepted a four-year term on Workforce Florida‘s board of directors. Tomas has been asked by Florida Gov. Rick Scott to serve in the position, overseeing the state’s workforce system while also developing strategies that will improve the economy. Tomas is also chief executive of Bioheart Inc., a Sunrise, Fla.-based biopharmaceutical company focused on treating heart disease.