Top Podcasts for the Private Markets

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Here at Mercatus, we love podcasts so much that we started our own. It’s a great way to educate, entertain, and inform listeners on topics that we might not otherwise cover. And it’s a perfect platform to elevate different voices and points of view that might not otherwise be heard.

There are a lot of podcasts out there and it can sometimes be difficult to find the most valuable ones. Here we’ve done the work for you, highlighting the top eight podcasts in the private markets. There’s something in here for everyone!


Capital Allocators Podcast

If you listen to only one podcast for institutional investors, make it this one. Host Ted Seides was a co-CIO for an alternative asset manager before becoming an author and podcast host. His conversations with “the people who allocate vast pools of capital” are available weekly on Mondays.


NextWave Private Equity – Ernst & Young

What is the future of private equity? EY Private Equity Partner Winna Brown talks to guests about how the industry plans a future that is “inspired by purpose and transparency, focused on digital transformation, fueled by value creation and driven by an innovative and diverse workforce.”


Spotlight Podcast – Private Equity International

How will a Democrat-controlled government affect private equity? How are Carlyle and TPG approaching diversity and inclusion? How do you spin out and set up your own fund? These and more questions are answered in conversations with Private Equity International.


Data Disruption – Mercatus

We couldn’t publish a list of the best private market podcasts without a shameless plug for our own, could we? Launched mid-pandemic, Data Disruption features in-depth conversations with private market leaders about the role data technology will play in the industry’s future. Got a tip for a future episode? Drop us a line


Privcap Podcast

Created for private equity and real estate investors, this podcast covers “everything from fundraising and performance, sectors specific strategies, and portfolio operations to investor relations, general partnership management and compliance and regulations.” So basically everything.


The Bid Podcast from BlackRock

What’s on the minds of the leaders of the world’s largest asset manager? This podcast will give you an idea. It’s about more than private markets. Host Oscar Pulido says “we break down what’s happening in the markets and explore the forces changing investing.”


Exchanges at Goldman Sachs

Hear from leaders at the investment bank in this podcast, which publishes a new episode every few days. Recent episodes have covered topics such as the rise of retail investing, the SPAC frenzy, and Goldman’s outlook for 2021.


Dry Powder – The Private Equity Podcast – Bain & Company

In this aptly named podcast, Hugh MacArthur, head of Bain & Company’s private equity practice, interviews experts on the many factors shaping the future of private equity.

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