Sahm Adrangi-An Aggressive Investor with Media Savvy
After receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Yale, Canadian Sahm Adrangi worked in the investment division of Deutsche Bank. He later held positions with Longacre Fund Management LLC, and Chanin Capital Partners, dealing with investment analysis and bankruptcy restructuring. In 2009, using $300,000 he combined from his sources and friends and family, he created Kerrisdale Capital Management, where he now serves as the Chief Investment Officer. Under his leadership, Kerrisdale now manages nearly $150 million, https://www.crunchbase.com/person/sahm-adrangi.
With his company, Sahm Adrangi does research to make sure that the business prospects of companies are firmly understood by the market, and he puts this information on the company website. Although he deals with a variety of companies, Sahm Adrangi and Kerrisdale have targeted their attention on some specific areas. Biotechnology companies like Unilife, Sage Therapeutics, Zalgen, and Pulse Biosciences have had Kerrisdale publish research on them. Mr. Adrangi has also focused on the market evaluations and prospects of the mining industry, and in 2014 he turned his attention to the telecommunications industry. He met with the Federal Communications Commission to share his research findings on the satellite company Globalstar, and he later published research on Dish Network, ViaSat, and Straight Path Communications, more information click here.
Although Wall Street has looked down on social media in the past, Sahm Adrangi decided that was a medium that Kerrisdale needed to use to put forth their investment savvy. In 2013, he set up an account on twitter for himself and his company, and he often tweets news about the positions that they take on several companies. Kerrisdale has also developed an extensive email list from subscribers to the company’s website.
Sahm Adrangi has been featured in articles by the New York Times, the Washington Post,and the Wall Street Journal. He has also been interviewed by Bloomberg, ValueWalk, and CNBC.