Sahm Adrangi is one of the original founders and Chief Investment Officer of the company, Kerrisdale Capital Management. Adrangi has been heavily engaged in all aspects of its operations since 2009, when it was founded. With less than a $1 million dollar, Sahm Adrangi launched the company and now it is managing over $100 million in assets as of 2017.
Sahm Adrangi and Kerrisdale typically publish their research about different stock options and market safety for the general public, including short-selling. For years, Adrangi and Kerrisdale have aided the general public with various stock misconceptions. The common platform to share these research are via Twitter and third-party stock sites. Visit Crunchbase to know more about Sahm Adrangi.
Sahm Adrangi’s popularity first grew when he exposed multiple Chinese companies of fraudulent acts, including China-Biotics, China Marine Food Group, and Lihua International. Many of these corporations would then be investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
More recently, Adrangi has shifted Kerrisdale’s focus on specific sectors, where he hopes the company gains expertise. Amongst these sectors are biotechnology, mining, and telecommunications. Kerrisdale believes the biotechnology sector can provide large gains and has intervened with companies such as Sage Therapeutics, Unilife, Zafgen, Nordic, and Pulse Biosciences. The company has also invested heavily in the mining sector, especially questioning its prospects and market assessments. Lastly, the company has focused on the telecommunications sector, where exposed fraudulent companies. One of these companies was Globalstar and its proposal of the Terrestrial Low Power Service (TLPS). Follow Sahm Adrangi on twitter.com.
Although he has primary interests in publishing research with Kerrisdale, Adrangi has also been involved with an activist role in various investments. For example, he was involved with the Lindsay Corporation and enhanced its cash flows. In addition, he managed to replace directors of a key hotel company with two of his own.
Sahm Adrangi originally started his career in the credit industry — giving high-quality debts and loans at the Deutsche Bank. In addition, he spent early years of his career at the multi-billion dollar hedge fund, Longacre Management. Currently, he holds a BA in Economics from the Ivy League, Yale University.