Sahm Adrangi, the founder and chief investment officer of the Kerrisdale capital management, studied Bachelor of Arts in economics at Yale University. He has been in close association with the company’s management team ever since he started the business. Sahm has managed to make his a very successful company considering that he started off with less than 1 million dollars and as of July 2017 his firm handles over 150 million dollars.
Kerrisdale capital is mostly focused on sharing research information. Adrangi ensured that this was in areas that Kerrisdale had major knowledge and expertise. It so seeks to clarify misconceptions about various companies and also to expose some of the companies with fraudulent dealings.
Kerrisdale with Sahm Adrangi at the helm of the group was able to bring up an issue in the telecommunications sector on various providers like dish network, global star network and ViaSat incorporation. The 2014 global star terrestrial low power service saw his exposure of the weaknesses of the network.
There was also a focus on the biotechnology sector where they worked with various development stage companies, writing their research findings. The companies included, Zafgen, Unilife, Barvian nordic, and pulse biosciences.
Kerrisdale was able to unmask a Chinese company that led to security enforcement measures on these companies to be more strict. The companies affected included China biotics and China marine food group among others. Sahm has also conducted researches in mining and their ways of doing business. The companies that his firm has worked with include First Majestic Silver, Northern Dynasty Minerals among other companies of interest.
Sahm Adrangi is also known as an activist since the time he worked with Lindsay incorporation in 2013. He enabled the company to come from a place of debt and was able to raise it to a place of financial stability. He has also worked at Longacre as an investment analyst for a good number of years. Sahm was also a key player in the bankruptcy restructuring group at Chanin capital partners.
Sahm Adrangi is also a key public speaker who has addressed people at various conferences such as the Sohn conference, value investing conference and the activist investor conference among others.