In rather a short period of time, Kerrisdale Capital Management founder and chief investment officer, Sahm Adrangi has become well-known and acknowledged not only for his short selling but also for publishing research.
He set the company up in 2009 with less than $1 million and the firm currently manages $150 million as of mid-2017.
He shares his research not only on the company’s website, but also through various investing related sites and on the company’s social media Twitter site.
Sahm Adrangi has focused the company’s efforts on more than a few sectors such as biotechnology, telecommunications and mining. For example, in the biotechnology area, the company has published research on the stages of development of companies that include Bavarian Nordic, Sage Therapeutics, Pulse Biosciences and more.
In the mining sector, Kerrisdale has questioned mining prospects as well as market valuations of First Majestic Silver in addition to other resource companies.
With regard to the telecommunications ventures, Kerrisdale has published reports on Globalstar, Straight Path Communications and additional companies.
What’s more, Sahm Adrangi is also an activist in several investments. In the past he assisted Lindsay Corporation in boosting their cash deployment and in establishing efficient allocation policies.
He has spoken at many global conferences including the Distressed Debt Investing Conference, the Value Investing Conference, Traders 4 a Cause and more. And he has been featured in multitude publications such as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, BusinessWeek and several additional publications.
Adrangi has achieved much since his graduation from Yale University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics. He began his career with Deutsche Bank as an analyst in the leveraged finance group.
He then joined boutique investment bank, Chanin Capital Partners, as an analyst in the bankruptcy restructuring group. Prior to founding Kerrisdale Capital Management, Sahm Adrangi spent almost two years at Longacre Fund Management LLC as an investment analyst.