Sahm Adrangi is the founding chief investment officer at Kerrisdale Capital Management. Adrangi is resourceful to all the company’s developments realized since it was first established in 2009. Sahm Adrangi launched Kerrisdale Capital Management with $1 million, the company now manages an excess of $150 million. The company has widely established itself in publishing research and short selling.
Adrangi the views of his firm on stock, a case in point is overhyped shorts and under-followed longs that are often misunderstood by the market. Kerrisdale’s research has greatly contributed to public education on various misconceptions about the company’s vitals commercial prospects. Various research done by Kerrisdale are regularly made available through the company’s website, twitter and other formal portals.
Adrangi first became popular in 2010 when he exposed fraudulent Chinese companies including Lihua, China-Biotics and China Marine Food Group. ChinaCast Education Corp and China Education Alliance are among Adrangi’s targets that later became subject to legal enforcement from Securities and Exchange Commission.
Besides multi-venture research, Adrangi has concentrated on other sectors in the recent past. Biotechnology is among the profound sectors that the company is critically interested in. Kerrisdale has managed to publish a research featuring the development stage of companies such as Sage therapeutics, Zafgen, Pulse Biosciences, Bavarian Nordic, and Unilife among others.
The company is equally interested in the mining sectors. Adrangi recently questioned the market valuations and mining prospects done by First Majestic Silvers and other resources companies that include Northern Dynasty Minerals. Kerrisdale has also published other reports featuring telecommunication sector. Dish network, Viasta Inc and Globalstar. The report featured several weaknesses in the operation and projects taken by these companies. A case in point is the weakness of a proposed Terrestrial Low Power Service at Globalstar.
Adrangi began his career working in financial credit, his primary role was to advice the committee of creditors on bankruptcy. He also worked at Deutsche Bank performing leveraged and high yield financing. Further, Adrangi worked at Chanin Capital Partners in out-of-court restructuring situations. Adrangi attended Yale University where he majored in Economics. He has been featured in several publications and interviewed by Bloomberg and CNBC.