Top Must-listen Podcasts for M&A Professionals

10+ Best M&A Podcasts Overview

Podcasts are a fun and convenient way to stay informed about the latest happenings in the financial world. Let’s have a look at the 10 best M&A podcasts available.

Here is a quick overview of top M&A podcasts:

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#1 M&A Science

Suitable For: Anyone Interested in M&A

Frequency: active, 2-3 / month

This M&A podcast aims to challenge the status quo of the M&A industry. The host, Kison Patel, is a former M&A buy-side advisor and the CEO and Founder of DealRoom. Kison interviews experts from management teams, corporate development, advisory banks, and more. M&A Science has thousands of listeners per month and has featured guests from notable companies such as Google, Cisco, and Paynet, each giving a unique perspective into the ever-changing world of M&A.

M&A Science is available on Apple, Google Play, Spotify, and Soundcloud.

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#2 PwC Deal Radio

Suitable For: Accountants and Stakeholders

Frequency: not active, last updated in 2015

Mainly suitable for accounting professionals, this M&A podcast aims to inform and educate accountants and other stakeholders on today’s important accounting issues. The presenters also often discuss the latest PwC surveys and how they link to M&A. This is a great way to know about the current and expected trends.

You can listen to this and other PwC podcasts on the PwC 365 mobile app, as well as Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Google Music, Spotify, and Stitcher. The podcast offers different viewpoints thanks to new guests on every episode. 

#3 The Tech M&A Podcast

Suitable For: New Entrants

Frequency: 1-2 / month

This Corum Group monthly podcast provides a good way to know about the latest technology news and trends. You will get to hear representatives from big names such as Google, Salesforce, and Microsoft talk about the latest happenings.

The Tech M&A Podcast features reports on sectors, buyers, trends, and M&A processes. It also features panel discussions and Q&A with recent buyers and sellers.

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#4 Mergercast

Suitable For: M&A Beginners

Frequency: not active, last updated in 2017

Produced by Strategy&, a PwC sister company, this podcast offers sound advice on a variety of M&A topics.

The podcast features Managing Directors, Partners, Directors, and other key M&A role speakers. Each episode does a deep dive into M&A, yet it's suitable for new M&A professionals as well. Moreover, many episodes are broken into multiple parts to cater to all the sub-topics.

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#5 Marketplace

Suitable For: Professionals Interested in the Economy

Frequency: active

This is essentially a news show but worth listening to if you want to stay aware of the latest happenings in the financial world. 

Marketplace brings listeners deep inside the stories, conversations, and numbers from the economy that shape our everyday experiences.

If you want to receive news as it happens, consider subscribing to the company's many variants – Morning, Midday, Weekend reports.

#6 DealReporter Podcast

Suitable For: International Investors

Frequency: not active now, last episode was in 2014

This M&A podcast no longer has new episodes, but is still worth a listen.

Megermarket's reporting wing, DealReporter, taps into a huge network of contacts to provide highly informative and entertaining podcasts. It features information on M&A transactions, unexpected situations, and equity capital markets. Most episodes here are short and under 10 minutes.

#7 Deal of the Week

Suitable For: Small Investors

Frequency: 1 / month

Bloomberg M&A reporters, as well as outside experts and members of Bloomberg’s Deals team, look at the biggest deals, highlights, and M&A trends each week.

It features a mix of insights and news and is often joined by outsiders including industry experts, executives, investors, and lawyers. This podcast gives listeners a peek inside corporate boardrooms, and what it’s like to work with the world’s largest companies.

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#8 The Deal Room

Suitable For: Australian Investors

Frequency:

Australia’s first, and so far only M&A podcast, is famous all around the world. The podcast is hosted by Joanna Oakey, an experienced legal professional.

Joanna interviews industry advisors, owners, and managers, of companies on the buy and sell-side, which gives listeners perspectives from both sides.

#9 The Wall Street Lab

Suitable For: Anyone interested in Finance

Frequency: 3 / month

One of the fastest growing podcasts, this podcast explores the world of finance from an insider perspective. The Wall Street Lab is hosted by Lukasz Musalski and Leo Severino, who interview top financial professionals in the fields of private equity, hedge funds, investment banking, M&A, asset management, venture capital, management consulting, trading, and more.

The podcast covers topics such as investments, financial markets, news, career developments, and personal habits.

#10 M&A Views

Suitable For: Anyone Interested in M&A

Frequency: 1 / month

This podcast from Deloitte gives listeners a chance to hear from Deloitte’s experienced M&A leaders. They cover recent M&A trends, including deals, culture, and technology.

Most podcasts are short – under 15 minutes. Plus, you also get the option to download transcripts if you would like to read the conversation.

It's available on a large number of platforms including Apple, Google, Spotify, SoundCloud, and Stitcher.

#11 According to Sources

Suitable For: Investors

Frequency: 1 / month

Hosted by Michael Samuels of Broome Street Capital, this podcast can be your go-to place for all things related to M&A. He talks about a variety of topics including merger-arb strategies, news, and investing.

You can listen to the podcast on multiple platforms including Apple, Google, Spotify, TuneIn, and Stitcher.

Know of an M&A podcast we left off the list? Let us know!

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