Podcasts have exploded as popular ways to get information, stay on top of cultural trends, and learn about different topics via stylized musings. Capital market firms are no exception and there a number of popular podcasts that can keep you entertained and in the financial know. Here is a list of some of the top podcasts:
1. M&A Science by DealRoom
An education podcast exploring the complex world of M&A through industry leaders and practitioners. It aims to challenge the status quo of the M&A world through discussions, guest speakers, and enlightening interviews which highlight and comment on the ever-changing environment of M&A. It has featured such prominent companies such as Google, Cisco and Paynet.
2. The Tech M&A by the Corum Group
Presented by the Corum Group, the global leader in tech M&A, The Tech M&A podcast focuses on news, trends, and discussions on tech M&A. Here you can listen to special reports, panel discussions, and interview all relating to the world of tech M&A.
3. The Curious Investor by AQR Capital Management
The Curious Investor is a podcast that brings you “ideas that matter, the intuition behind the results, and understanding to apply them.” It breaks down some of the most important ideas in finance to help listeners make better investment decisions.
4. Exchanges at Goldman Sachs by Goldman Sachs
Produced by Goldman Sachs in house content studio and hosted by the firms head of global communications, Jake Siewert, Exchanges at Goldman Sachs is a serial podcast where experts from around the firm have key discussions about developments in shaping industries, markets, and the global economy. First launched in 2015, Exchanges at Goldman Sachs is the organization’s longest-running content series.
5. Mergercast by Strategy
Mergercast is “a podcast exploring the world of mergers, acquisitions and restructurings. It is a talk show with each episode focusing on a specific area of M&A/restructuring.”
6. The Wall Street Lab by Lukasz Musialski and Leo Severino
The Wall Street Lab, hosted by Lukasz Musialski and Leo Severino, is a podcast that explores the world of finance from an insider perspective. The hosts interview top financial professionals from the fields of private equity, hedge funds, mergers and acquisitions, asset management, venture capital, management consulting, trading and many more.
7. Private Equity Funcast by Devin Mathews and Jim Milbery, partners at ParkerGale Capital
Private Equity Funcast is one of the few podcasts completely dedicated to Private Equity. Hosted by Devin Mathews and Jim Milbery, partners at ParkerGale Capital, the podcast does a deep dive into the insider world of PE firms. The show has a middle-market tech focus.
8. The Alternative Investor by Grayson Morris and Brad Johnson
The Alternative Investor is a podcast about investing money outside of the stock market, like in private equity, real estate, and venture capital to name a few. In these alternative investments the returns are typically higher, but the investment decisions are less straightforward. Hosted by Grayson Morris and Brad Johnson, the podcast discusses investing in alternative assets and highlighting these higher return investment opportunities as a way to help you make better decisions with your investment portfolio.
9. Dry Powder: The Private Equity Podcast by Bain&Company
Dry Powder: The Private Equity Podcast is a podcast hosted by Hugh McArthur, the head of Bain’s private equity practice. On the show, McArthur interviews top experts on the trends and opportunities that will redefine the private equity industry.
10. Private Equity Technology Podcast by Alex Agran
Private Equity Technology Podcast offers its audience a unique perspective on the role technology plays in private equity investments. This podcast explores the impact technology has on every business, including a deep dive analysis into these technological applications.