About Sahm Adrangi and his work
Mr. Adrangi is the leading Investment Officer and Patron of Kerrisdale Capital Management. Sahm has been part of the firm’s development and progress ever since it was formed in 2009. With a capital of 1 million dollars, Sahm Adrangi launched this company and is currently managing over $150 million.
Mr. Adrangi is well known for his publish of research and short selling. He has been able to share the firm’s view on the stock which includes overhyped and under-followed shorts and longs respectively, which are always misconceived by the market. Some of the research done by Kerrisdale looks to correct misconceptions that are broadly held by companies’ critical business projects. The company has made all their findings in their study available on their official website, Twitter and other third-party investing related sites.
The first time the name Sahm Adrangi was heard, was when he exposed some of the Chinese Companies that were seen to be fraudulent. Some of the companies include China-Biotics, Lihua International and China Marine Food Group among other companies.
Even though Kerrisdale shares its research on such an extensive variety of industries and companies, Sahm Adrangi has been able to focus some of the efforts of the firm on definite sectors that it has developed some expertise. One of the significant areas of focus by Kerrisdale has been the biotechnology sector where it has released research done on some companies that are on development stage. Some of these companies are Sage Therapeutics, Pulse Bioscience, Zafgen, Bavarian Nordic, Unlife and other firms that belong in the biotech industry.
The mining industry has also not been left out in the research by Sahm Adrangi’s Kerrisdale Company. He has been seen to question some of the market valuations and mining prospects of some mining companies including the Northern Dynasty Company and First Majestic Silver. Another sector where Kerrisdale have done their research and made their reports includes the media sector. Some of the telecommunication companies that were being researched on included Dish Network, Viasat Inc., Straight Path Communications Company and Globalstar. In the year 2014, Kerrisdale through Mr. Adrangi exposed the weakness in Globalstar’s recommended Terrestrial Low Power Service which was done in a webcast and also in live presentations.
More to that, Sahm Adrangi has been seen to take a different role in investments where he became an activist. It was evident when he decided to work with Lindsay Corporation management where he was to optimize the company’s capital allocation and cash deployment policies. In his financial career in credit, he worked at Deutsche Bank where he advised creditors on issues bankruptcy and out of court restructuring situations that were at Chanin Capital Partners. Before his Investment banking experience he worked at a multi-billion dollar firm called Longacre Management. Mr. Adrangi graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He has also been a speaker at so many conferences and also has been able to get interviews with international media houses.