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


Investment Banking Summer Analyst 2025: Open Applications

16 Feb 2024

Attention aspiring investment banking summer internship analysts! To maximize your chances of securing valuable work experience for the upcoming summer, we’ve curated a comprehensive list of available opportunities from major Wall Street firms, such as Morgan Stanley and J.P. Morgan.


Black-Litterman Model

16 Feb 2024

The Black-Litterman model is an asset allocation tool that portfolio managers use to optimize investor portfolios according to their risk tolerance and market outlook. The model uses market equilibrium as a starting point and considers the investors’ subjective market views to calculate how the optimal asset weights should differ from the initial portfolio allocation. The model attempts to create more stable and efficient portfolios based on investors’ unique insight, which overcomes the issues of input sensitivity.


Arbitrage Pricing Theory

16 Feb 2024

Arbitrage Pricing Theory (APT) is a financial model that investors use to determine the expected return of an asset based on various risk factors. It suggests that the future performance of an asset can be modeled by its sensitivity to multiple sources of risk.

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