Andrew Safran is Vice Chairman of Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank and a member of the bank’s Corporate and Investment Banking Americas Executive Committee. Prior to joining DB in July 2012, Safran was Vice Chairman of global banking at Citigroup and Chairman of Citi’s Global Energy, Power and Chemical Groups. From 2004-2011, Safran was Global Head of Citi’s Energy, Power and Chemical Groups and a member of the bank’s operating committee.
During his 25+ years in the securities industry, Mr. Safran has been involved in a number of landmark transactions including Koch Industries acquisition of Georgia Pacific, the restructuring of The Williams Companies and the management buyout of Kinder Morgan, Inc.
Mr. Safran is widely acknowledged as one of the developers of the Master Limited Partnership (MLP) structure. The MLP structure has transformed the energy landscape in North America and has resulted in a $400 billion market to help finance energy infrastructure. Mr. Safran has been involved in more than 75 transactions with MLPs including over 30 IPOs.
Andy is a Trustee of Tufts University and a member of the Board of Advisors of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He is also a member of the Board of Managers of the New York Botanical Garden. He graduated from Tufts University and received his M.A. from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy. He was elected to the Tufts University Board of Trustees in 2006.