Sahm Adrangi is the founder and one of the chief executives of Kerrisdale Capital Management, a company that focuses on investments and market commentary; it has recently been tagged a Limited Liability Company (LLC). Ever since it was founded in 2009, Sahm Adrangi has been heavily involved with various aspects of the company’s operations. In fact, he launched the company with less than a million dollars. Currently, it manages over $150 million. Adrangi has received a BA in Economics from the illustrious Ivy-league, Yale University.
Adrangi’s Kerrisdale is mainly known for short selling and providing extensive research. In essence, his company helps the market grasp concepts and views more efficiently; he corrects public notion of some of the fundamental aspects of a business. The publications of research are mainly done on the company’s website, Twitter, and other related websites.
Sahm Adrangi initially came to fame when he reported various fraudulent Chinese companies, including China-Biotics, Lihua International, and China Marine Food Group. Moreover, his other targets soon became the main investigative focus of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
More recently, Sahm Adrangi has focused his company’s expertise in the biotechnology and mining sectors. Kessidale has consistently published quality research in the biotechnology sector, including that of companies such as Sage Therapeutics, Zafgen, Pulse Biosciences, and more. Furthermore, Adrangi believes the mining sector has high potential, especially with companies like Northern Dynasty Minerals and First Majestic Silver.
Although Sahm Adrangi has had an illustrious business career, he is also an activist for various investments. For example, he helped Lindsay Corporation manage and sufficiently allocate their cash flow. In another instance, he had a successful contest to replace directors from the Morgans Hotel Group.
Initially, Adrangi began his career in the credit industry, providing financing services at Deutsche Bank and serving as an adviser in other companies. Then, he worked for the prestigious Longacre Management (a multi-billion dollar corporation).
Today, Adrangi has been a guest speaker at several conferences, including the Value Investing Conference, Traders 4 a Cause, and Sohn Conference; amongst others. In addition, he has been featured on several broadcast stations such as New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.