Sahm Adrangi is the founder of Kerrisdale Capital Management. He has contributed greatly to the growth of this firm since its start in 2009. With less than $1 million during foundation, Adrangi has managed to lead the firm to managing $150 million by July 2017.
Sahm Adrangi graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Yale University in the year 2003. Later in 2004, he became an analyst at the Deutshe Bank in the leveraged finance group. Here, he assisted to reorganize non-investment grade bank debt. In December 2005, Sahm Adrangi joined Chanin Capital Partners, a boutique investment bank in New York and Los Angeles. While there, he worked as an analyst. He helped give advice to creditors in and out of court, and assisted in bankruptcy restructurings under chapter 11. This entrepreneur joined Longacre Fund Management in April 2007 as an investment analyst. He assisted in conducting research and investment analysis. This was for both equity fund and credit fund.
In the year 2009, he became the Chief Investment officer and the founder of Kerrisdale Capital Management LLC. This firm prioritizes investments of long-term value. It also gives out research on a range of industries and firms. Biotechnology is a sector that has been of focus to the firm. The company has shared research on the companies’ development stage. Mining is another area this leading firm focuses on. This company is among the leading firms employing the soft activism approach in investment. This is through sharing investment ideas with the vast investment society.
Sahm Adrangi has garnered a name for himself for being an investment activist and analyst. Over the years, he has gained vast experience in matters on investments. He has been to many conferences where he has spoken on different topics on investment. Adrangi is also a publisher in research, and famous for short selling.