Alastair Matchett

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Founder & Instructor

Alastair has over 22 years of experience teaching on Wall Street and beyond. He began his career at J.P. Morgan in mergers and acquisitions, covering financial institutions and oil and gas, before moving to the private equity firm 3i. Alastair then left to begin instructing and set up AMT Training in 1997. At the start of 2016, he founded Financial Edge Training and has since been delivering programs at 7 of the top 10 investment banks.


Public Classroom Participant

The Modeler Open Classroom

Alastair was great! Best financial services instructor I have had. Very enthusiastic and knowledgeable .

Corporate clients

Associate from One of the Top 4 Investment Banks

Associate Training

Alastair was very engaging and enthusiastic, perfect for having class online.

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Get to Know Alastair

Watch the video to find out more about Financial Edge’s founder, Alastair. He let’s us in on his teaching style, instructing achievements, and top two favorite finance topics!


Free Finance Resources


UBS Announces Takeover of Credit Suisse

20 Mar 2023

On Sunday 19th March, UBS announced their agreement to buy Credit Suisse for $3.25bn, creating one of the biggest banks in Europe with over $5 trillion in total invested assets. This followed negotiations brokered by Swiss regulators to safeguard the country’s banking system and attempt to prevent a global banking crisis. Credit Suisse shares collapsed by 60% the following Monday morning, while UBS traded 10% lower. Our Founder and Managing Director, Alastair Matchett, shared his reservations on the deal on LinkedIn, highlighting the short-term earnings dilution for UBS and the ‘meager’ takeover price. In this article, we explore this blockbuster deal in more detail. 


Football Field Analysis

13 Mar 2023

Building a football field mechanically can be learnt through practice. But creating a football field that makes business sense to your boss or to a client can be much harder. Here are our key football field analysis tips to ensure your football field meets industry standards.


Investment Banking Summer Internships 2023: Open Applications & Deadlines

06 Mar 2023

To ensure you get the best shot at securing work experience for next year, we’ve compiled a list of open opportunities from the biggest Wall Street firms, including Morgan Stanley and J.P. Morgan.

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