The Brains Behind Kerrisdale Capital, Sahm Adrangi
Sahm Adrangi, 32 years old, started Kerrisdale Capital Management LLC and is also its CIO. He is a holder of a Bachelor’s of arts in economics from Yale University where he graduated in 2003. In 2004, Adrangi started his career and worked for many well-known organizations like Longacre Fund Management as an investment analyst. He worked at Chanin Capital Partners as a member of their bankruptcy recruiting group, and he also worked in Deutsche Bank.
Sahm Adrangi founded Kerrisdale Capital Management LLC in 2009. This was a good start for Sahm because in the same year he made a lot of money. Since then, he has participated in several aspects of the company’s expansion and development. In 2010, he began to research U.S-listed Chinese companies.
The business world recognized him in 2010 and 2011 when he exposed fraudulent Chinese based companies like China Marine Food Group, China-Biotics, and Lihua International among many others. Currently, he is known for his work in Kerrisdale Capital. Kerrisdale is an investment management company that focuses on research of unique and valuable companies.
The firm centers majorly on three sectors. These sectors are biotechnology, telecommunications, and the mining sector. It has published research on many biotechnology companies like Pulse Biosciences and called into question the mining prospects of various mining companies such as Northern Dynasty Minerals. It has published various reports in association with the telecommunications sector.
In the year 2014, through Kerrisdale, Mr. Sahm Adrangi made an exposé on the flaws in Globalstar’s proposed Terrestrial Low Power Service in a webcast. In addition to publishing research, Sahm Adrangi is also an activist in several investments.
Kerrisdale under the leadership of Adrangi has been quite successful, and for this reason, he has been featured in more than a few publications like the Business Week. He has also given speeches at a number of conferences, including the value investing conference, the Distressed Debt Investing Conference, Sohn Conference, and Traders for a Cause. Furthermore, Sahm Adrangi has been interviewed on some networks like CNBC.