SahmAdrangi is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Kerrisdale Capital Management located in The New York City. He is a graduate of Yale University having studied Bachelor of Arts in Economics. In 2009, he came up with the company in order to contribute to the world of economics. Mr. Adrangi is known for his short research activism. In this activism, he exposed fraudulent Chinese companies that were operational. This is where he first made his first breakthrough. In fact, since then, the Securities and Exchange Commission has been able to enforce the laws in order to avoid such things from happening ever again.
Mr. Adrangi previously worked with the Longacre Fund Management as an investment analyst. The firm is a privately owned company that has assets priced over 1.2 billion under the management. Mr. Adrangi was responsible for ensuring that the company’s investments in equity and credit funds were looked into very well. Additionally, at the Restructuring Investment Banking Group- Chanin Capital Partners, Mr. Adrangi worked as an investment analyst too. His responsibilities here were to advice creditors and help in the restructuring of the bankruptcy chapter in the company. He has also worked at the Leveraged Finance Investment Banking- Deutsche Bank. Here, his responsibilities included structuring and syndicating the non-investment grade bank debt and the high yield bonds.
Kerrisdale Capital Management is now worth over $10 billion. Through the many investors being brought into the company, SahmAdrangi has been able to raise approximately $100 million to bet against a single stock. This money is used to short the stock of an upcoming public investment company that will be named later. Previously, the company has recently taken a short position in drug makers Sage Therapeutics and Zafgen and Globalstars.
Mr. Adrangi talks to his investors through emails. He updates them on the amount of money that the company has been able to raise. Additionally, Adrangi and Shane Wilson, a Kerrisdale analyst, work on various items that show how the company is going to conduct its operations. It does this through reports, videos and their websites.