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


SEC Filings

17 Jun 2024

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is a federal agency that is the primary and largest regulator of the securities market in the US. The SEC was created in 1934 by the Security Exchange Act (following the 1929 Wall Street Crash). It is an integral part of the US financial system, facilitating the capital formation process and overseeing and regulating the securities markets in the US.


30+ Key Excel Functions for Finance

14 Jun 2024

For many analysts, being able to use the powerful built-in functions in excel is essential to maximize efficiency – particularly when working with large data ranges or undertaking complicated calculations. There are many functions to choose from, ranging from simple SUM formulas and date options to more specific searches within data ranges. Individual projects may require a particular type of data analysis but inevitably all analysts will have a short list of favorite excel functions that are used on a daily basis to save time and effort. Here is our list of functions that every finance professional should know.


Venture Capital Interview Questions: The Full Guide

10 Jun 2024

Securing a role within the highly competitive Venture Capital industry is a challenging endeavor. The interview process for VC analyst and associate positions is designed to thoroughly evaluate candidates across a wide range of skills and knowledge areas. This can range from testing investment acumen and analytical abilities to assessing a candidate‚Äôs fit within the firm’s culture.

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