Fuelling smarter and faster investment decisions

In an increasingly competitive and volatile investment landscape, forming your story quickly and confidently is critical. But some research can be limited by coverage, bias, and agenda.

Third Bridge Forum is different. Forum is the biggest archive of high-quality expert interviews in the world, providing investors with critical knowledge to make smarter and faster decisions.

Trusted by 1,000+ clients, globally

We work with some of the world’s largest hedge funds, mutual funds, private equity funds and management consultancies to help them make better investment decisions.

With Forum I know that every transcript I read will provide me with value even if I know the company well.

PM, European mutual fund

The comments in the Forum Interview were like gold dust - you wouldn’t hear them from management and they gave us ammunition to question the team.

Analyst, Distressed debt manager

The Forum interview pulled the curtain back and gave a very honest assessment of the challenges and threats facing the company. It provided unique insight that is very difficult to get any other way.

MD, US HY hedge fund

Why Forum

We know research needs to be relevant, fast, unbiased, broad in coverage, and rich with insight. We obsess over this challenge for our clients—innovating to bring increased value at every step.

We launched and defined the expert transcript category over a decade ago and we’ve grown Forum into the biggest archive of high-quality expert interviews in the world.

Most importantly, the unique content generated from the intersection of our dedicated team and industry experts doesn’t exist anywhere else.

Proprietary coverage model

Forum’s coverage model ranks, filters, and prioritises private and public companies reflecting recent developments or long-term holdings. The result is timely, relevant coverage which enables investors to move with speed and conviction.

Analyst-led investigative interviews

Our global team of sector-focused analysts conduct one-hour investigative interviews with specially sourced industry executives to deliver in-depth, qualitative insights found nowhere else in the world.

Unparalleled coverage

With full sector and global coverage, covering thousands of public and private companies, Forum’s coverage is unparalleled in the market. Forum also has the biggest archive of historical content, allowing investors to track trends and build unique perspectives over multiple cycles.

Trusted expert network

Third Bridge has the highest percentage of former C-Suite executives and senior leaders, who provide critical insights drawn from first hand experience. All our specialists are sourced following rigorous compliance processes and are trained on their compliance obligations.


Transcript archive


Interviews per year

1 hour

Interviews with transcripts and Audio Replays


public and private companies


key sectors

How clients use us

Forum has embedded itself as a critical component in the workflow of professional investors across all levels of seniority. With its depth and breadth of content, Forum has proven use cases across all stages of the investment lifecycle - from idea generation to evaluation, due diligence, channel monitoring and portfolio work.

Content can be accessed on-demand in Forum or via our third-party distribution partners, such as Bloomberg, making it even easier to ingrain in our clients’ workflow.


A transformed user experience; any device, any time, anywhere.

Forum has recently undergone a major transformation so that clients can access our premium content faster, more intuitively, and on any device.

With powerful search capabilities and intuitive access to content investors can quickly capture key insights from thousands of on-demand transcripts. Automated alerts and a customisable user experience ensures users don’t miss a thing on the companies and sectors that matter.

Move even faster with enhanced features like Key Insights, audio replays, and related value chain Maps.

The latest Forum insights

Third Bridge’s Forum team conducts 10,000+ Interviews each year, covering 13,000+ private and public companies across all sectors globally.

Our unique, insights-rich content covers various asset classes, sectors and regions, providing a narrative around the latest industry trends and talking points. View samples of our latest content below, or head to the Content Hub to discover more.