Founder & Instructor

Alastair Matchett

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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



14 May 2021

Investors can use indices to measure the relative performance of a stock market and its volatility (which varies from time to time). Moreover, investors wish to judge the performance of their stock market investments or portfolio, in terms of both absolute returns and how well or badly did the same perform when compared to the market as a whole, or a particular sector of the market. Investors are keen to know if they have outperformed or underperformed the stock market.


Seed Equity

14 May 2021

Seed equity is a form of start-up capital that is used to provide companies with early stage finance to establish their business models.  As an equity investment, it carries all of the risks and rewards typically associated with equity; however, the potential for growth is huge due to the very high risk of investing early in a company’s timeline.


Capital Gain

10 May 2021

Capital gains can be classified based on the asset’s holding period (short-term vs. long-term capital gains) or whether the gains have been realized or exist only on paper (realized vs. unrealized capital gains).

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