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The Wall Street Lab is a podcast that explores the world of finance from an insider perspective. The hosts, Lukasz Musialski and Leo Severino, interview top financial professionals in the fields of private equity, hedge funds, investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, asset management, venture capital, management consulting, trading and many more. The themes range from investment related topics, financial markets and news, career development in finance, favorite books, personal habits, just to name a few.

The Wall Street Lab is a podcast that explores the world of finance from an insider perspective. The hosts, Lukasz Musialski and Leo Severino, interview top financial professionals in the fields of private equity, hedge funds, investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, asset management, venture capital, management consulting, trading and many more. The themes range from investment related topics, financial markets and news, career development in finance, favorite books, personal habits, just to name a few.
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The Wall Street Lab is a podcast that explores the world of finance from an insider perspective. The hosts, Lukasz Musialski and Leo Severino, interview top financial professionals in the fields of private equity, hedge funds, investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, asset management, venture capital, management consulting, trading and many more. The themes range from investment related topics, financial markets and news, career development in finance, favorite books, personal habits, just to name a few.

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English


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Update: End of Season II

7/6/2018
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We are taking a little breather! Season 2 of The Wall Street Lab podcast is coming to an end. As much as we regret not being part of your commute for the next 3 months, we look back to the interviews we conducted in Season 2 with great satisfaction. As in Season 1, the focus was in finding great guests to share their insights with us about their niche in the finance world with you, which this season included hedge funds, private equity, artificial intelligence, shipping finance, corporate...

Duration:00:02:00

#24 Kerstin Eichmann & Moritz Jungmann - Corporate Venture Capital, Machine Economy and the Future of Energy

6/21/2018
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Kerstin Eichmann and Moritz Jungmann are a part of the Innogy Innovation Hub which is the corporate venture capital arm of Innogy. The Innogy Innovation Hub and Innogy Ventures are funded by Innogy SE, a leading German energy company with revenue of around €43 billion (2017), more than 42,000 employees and activities in 16 countries across Europe. Innogy Innovation Hub, is looking to drive game-changing ideas that can revolutionise an existing business model or industry permanently. The...

Duration:00:39:26

#23 Peter Schwicht - Asset Management, Megatrends, ESG Investing, Financial Research and Regulation

6/7/2018
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Peter Schwicht is the former CEO of JP Morgan Asset Management EMEA. He held various positions in JP Morgan over the years including being the head of trading for JP Morgan Germany. Currently he is sitting on the board of many companies and continuing to share his expertize. In the interview, we touch on many topics such as: Megatrends in Asset management as well as ESG investing and how regulation impacts the asset management industry. More of the topics we cover in the interview are:...

Duration:00:46:52

#22 Sven Korschinowski - Future of Payments, Banking, Fintech Regulation and How to Become a Partner

5/24/2018
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Sven Korschinowski is Partner for Payments and Banking at KPMG, one of the big four auditing and consulting companies. Before that he worked for a long time at Deutsche Bank in various countries. In our conversation we have a wide-ranging conversation from consulting, over fintech, payment, banking, innovation, blockchain, and for the ambitious among you: career advice on becoming a partner at KPMG. Topics we cover in the interview: Introduction and career advice in consulting Fintech vs...

Duration:01:06:04

#21 Olaf Danckwerts - Ship Finance and the Shipping Industry

5/10/2018
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Olaf Danckwerts has spent many years working on ship finance deals for some of the biggest banks and financial institutions in the shipping finance and restructuring fields. In our conversation we cover the topic such as: introduction the ship finance field, what characteristics does ship finance as an asset class have and how deals typically look like in that space... Oh and also pirates. Topics we cover in the interview: Introduction to ship finance and the shipping industry How does...

Duration:00:41:53

#20 Stefan Schuetze & Juan Rodriguez - Venture Capital, Fintech, Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain and ICOs

4/26/2018
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Stefan Schuetze & Juan Rodriguez are both part of the board of directors of Finlab AG, one of the first and one of the largest German company builders and investors in the financial services technology sector. Both Stefan and Juan have extensive experience in working in the Venture Capital, Fintech and Startups space. In the conversation we take a deep dive into the topic ranging from venture capital and fintech to blockchain and ICOs. Some of the topics we discuss in the interview...

Duration:01:07:01

#19 Jane Coffey - Financial Careers, Asset Management and Behavioral Finance

4/12/2018
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Jane Coffey is an experienced financial professional and an executive coach. She has extensive experience in asset management having been the head of equities and executive director as well as an investment professional across various well respected institutions. She is also heavily involved with the CFA institute in the UK. In our conversation with Jane we discussed various aspects of financial careers, asset management and behavioural finance. Here are a few topics we have discussed: How...

Duration:00:53:06

#18 Prof. Oliver Gottschalg - Private Equity Research, Performance Persistence and Data Acquisition

3/28/2018
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Prof. Oliver Gottschalg is one of the leading researchers in private equity space. He is a an associate professor at HEC Paris but also among other things he is a co-founder and head of research at Peracs, a firm providing analytics and research on private equity investments. In our conversation with Prof Gottschalg we discussed various aspects of private equity as an asset class, performance measurements in the space as well as various other related topics. Here are a few items we have...

Duration:00:55:46

#17 Ralf Heim - Fintechs, Robo-advice, AI & Entrepreneurship

3/15/2018
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Ralf Heim is the Co-founder and Co-CEO of Fincite, a digital wealth management fintech and one of the fastest growing startups in Germany currently employing over 60 people. He has a developer background. He has worked for two startups. He started developing database mostly for logistics companies as a freelancer beginning with 16. He very early joined a business intelligence startup and quickly rose in ranks to head the business development and joining the extended management board. After...

Duration:01:02:07

#16 Carl Richards - Wealth Management Behavioral Finance and Simplifying Financial Concepts

3/1/2018
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Carl Richards has a financial wealth management background and has been working for some of the largest financial institutions out there in various advisory roles. He is best known for being a creator of the Sketch Guy column, appearing weekly in the New York Times since 2010. Carl has also featured on Marketplace Money, Oprah.com and Forbes.com. In addition, Carl has become a frequent keynote speaker at financial planning conferences and visual learning events around the world.Through his...

Duration:00:50:27

#15 Jack Schwager - Market Wizards, Market Efficiency and What Makes a Great Trader

2/15/2018
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Jack Schwager is a recognized industry expert in futures and hedge funds and the author of a number of widely acclaimed financial books including the Market Wizards series. Mr. Schwager is one of the founders of Fund Seeder. Mr. Schwager was a partner in the Fortune Group (2001-2010), a London-based hedge fund advisory firm. His prior experience also includes 22 years as Director of Futures research for some of Wall Street’s leading firms, most recently Prudential Securities. Guess who is...

Duration:00:48:59

TWSL Season 2 Trailer

1/13/2018
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After a long summer break The Wall Street Lab Podcast is back! Check out the new trailer. We are kicking off the season 2 on February 15th! We are looking forward to talking to you soon! Find more information at: www.TheWallStreetLab.com

Duration:00:06:22

Update: End of Season I

6/15/2017
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That’s it guys – The Wall Street Lab will be taking a summer break and will be back in a few months with the next season. “Whoa, what? Why?”, I hear you say. Do you want good reasons, or the true reasons? read all about it in the blogpost below: http://www.thewallstreetlab.com/update-end-of-season-i/ We will be back soon! Subscribe to the newsletter on our website to stay up to date! www.thewallstreetlab.com

Duration:00:03:34

#14 Dan Kemp - Using Behavioral Finance to Make Better Investment Decisions

6/1/2017
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Dan Kemp is the Chief Investment Officer for the EMEA region at Morningstar Investment Management. Dan has a very interesting background. For instance, he holds a BA in Theology at Kings College in London - we spend quite a bit of time talking about how his non-business background has helped him in his investment career. Prior to joining Morningstar Investment Management, he was a Founder and Partner at Albemarle Street Partners, an investment advisory firm that assists advisors in client...

Duration:00:55:57

#13 Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner - Blockchain, Digital Currencies and Smart Contracts

5/18/2017
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Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner is Head of the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management where he analyses implications of blockchain technology on companies and business models. Prof. Sandner is also member of the FinTechRat – a council for financial technology of the Federal Ministry of Finance in Germany. In our interview this week we discuss the Blockchain technology and its potential implications. Prof. Dr. Sandner answers all our questions and more...

Duration:00:49:38

#12 Joerg de Vries-Hippen - Equity Research and Portfolio Management with Allianz Global Investors' CIO of European Equities

5/4/2017
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Jörg de Vries-Hippen is the CIO for European Equities at Allianz Global Investors. He has built his career within AGI and has been part of the organization for 25 years since he finished his M.B.A. degree from the Universit of Mannheim in Germany. In this interview, we cover a wide range of topics such as the skills needed to succeed as a portfolio manager, the importance of both technical knowledge and the communication skills to be able to sell the story to prospective clients, how he...

Duration:00:35:06

#11 [Special] How to Pass the CFA Exams

4/20/2017
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Most of you are familiar with the CFA designation – the one that makes you lose at least 3 Springs of your life (if you are lucky), your friendships and sometimes your partner. The one that makes you, according to CFA Institute’s statistics, read 8,914 pages of material, study 3,865 equations and take 18 hours of examinations. It is true that studying for it can be a very daunting and time consuming task. But if you are really interested in it (and I am not here trying to convince you to...

Duration:00:45:26

#09 Alexander Doll - CEO of Barclays Germany Perspective on Investment Banking and M&A

3/23/2017
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Alexander Doll is the CEO of Barclays Germany and the Head of Banking for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Prior to his role at Barclays, Mr. Doll served as a Managing Director of Financial Advisory Business at Lazard. Mr. Doll joined Lazard after eight years with UBS. His previous experience also includes working for Lehman Brothers in New York and Frankfurt. For the full show notes please go to: http://www.thewallstreetlab.com/ Have you asked yourself what the best-case scenario for...

Duration:00:28:51

#08 Dr. Thomas Bloch - Fintechs, Robo-Advisors and The New Banking

3/9/2017
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Dr. Thomas Bloch is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Vaamo, a leading German Robo-Advisory platform. Prior to founding an asset management fintech Dr. Bloch has worked in investment banking for J.P. Morgan for almost 9 years. This unique set of experiences makes our today’s guest an amazing conversation partner as he shares valuable insights as seen from both sides of the table. In our conversation, we jump from topic as we discuss the history of Vaamo as well as the current fintech...

Duration:00:38:23

Episode #07 Steven Gerbel - Merger Arbitrage Hedge Fund Investing

2/23/2017
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Steven Gerbel is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer at Chicago Capital Management, a US-based merger arbitrage hedge fund. Steven has over 20 years of experience in hedge funds focused on merger arbitrage and convertible arbitrage markets. Prior to founding Chicago Capital Management, Steven was a general partner at First Capital Management LP, a Chicago-based hedge fund focused on merger and convertible arbitrage, value investing, and distressed markets. Prior to this, Steven traded...

Duration:00:46:20