Sahm Adrangi is an avid investor, founder, and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Kerrisdale Capital Management LLC. Before starting the company, Adrangi graduated from Yale University with a BA in Economics. He has been at the helm of strategy development and functional organization at Kerrisdale from 2009 to date. He is a valuable asset to the company which has stood the test of time to achieve its current success status.
Kerrisdale Capital Management, under the able leadership of Sahm Adrangi begun with only a bare minimum of $1 million but has experienced asset growth to a tune of $150 million as of July 2017. The company focuses mainly on event-driven activities and long-term business investments that add more value to the business. The research-oriented firm is on a mission to fix the delusions that come with over-rated shorts and undervalued longs in the stock market. Adrangi’s leadership has propelled the company to delve into mining, biotechnology, and telecommunications research.
Sahm Adrangi gained popularity in 2010 and 2011 respectively for helping uncover companies conducting fraudulent businesses, including the China Marine Food Group, Lihua International, and China-Biotics among many others. These expose helped law enforcement agencies and Exchange Commission take firm action against the culprits. China Cast Education Corp and the China Education Alliance had been in the spotlight for avoiding the law enforcement dragnets for a long time. Kerrisdale has focused its research on delving into Biotechnology, publishing research on developmental life-cycle of various companies that major in that line of business.
The company has also focused its research on the mining industry with reference to the mining prospects and market valuation fluctuations present. Companies adversely mentioned in this report were First Majestic Silver and Northern Dynasty Minerals. Kerrisdale has also given detailed research reports on the telecommunications industry, highlighting the existing weaknesses. Globalstar was one of the companies underpinned in the report.
Sahm Adrangi has been a major player in activism, with a role that ensures various business investments stay viable. For instance, he chipped Lindsay Corporation Management company to ensure there was proper capital disbursement. Various media outlets rely on him to deliver keynote speeches on his research. He has acted as a public speaker in various conventions and forums, including the Sohn Conference, Distressed Debt Investment Conference, Value Investing Conference, and the Traders 4 a Cause conference.