SahmAdrangi is an investor and the man behind the establishment of Kerrisdale Capital Management where he currently serves as the Chief Investment Officer. Since its inception, Sahm has been actively involved in making it grow to the enormous company handling $150 million as at July 2017 from a mere $1 million. His popularity mainly lies in short selling and publishing research. He shares the perspective of his firm on stocks. His research aims at fixing delusions about these companies’ essential business views. The exploration can be accessed through the company’s website, Twitter, and third-party investing-related sites.
While the company shares research on a variety of businesses and industries, Sahm has in recent years concentrated on the efforts made by Kerrisdale in specific sectors where they have become experts. The sectors they have mostly focused on are the biotechnology, mining, and telecommunication. Apart from publication of research, politicking is another area that Sahm has ventured into in various investments. One such deed of activism is where he affianced with Lindsay Corporation Management in 2013 in improving their disposition of cash and strategies concerning allocating funds. In 2014, in a bid to take out the directors of Morgans Hotel Group, he steered a dissent which saw two board members from his slate being voted.
He began his profession in economics in credit at Deutsche Bank where he was very successful and facilitated loan debt funding. He also worked as a member of advising creditor committee on insolvency and out-of-court streamlining occasions with Chanin Capital Partners. The experience he gained from the positions he held made him secure a job at debt hedge fund. He started endowing in the hedge fund in June 2010. He mainly concentrated on the dark world of Chinese reverse mergers. These companies had made their way without being vetted into North American bourses through merging with other listed entities. It is this focus that shows him gain fame.
He has also been a motivational speaker at many conferences and has appeared in prominent media houses for an interview. All in all, he is one investor that one can learn a lot from.