SahmAdrangi an entrepreneur, an activist and the founder of Kerrisdale Capital Management Firm. He founded the firm in 2009 and currently holds a position as the Chief Investment Officer where he has been involved practically in every development of the company to date. The starting capital of the firm was 1 million dollars which have grown over the years to over 150 million dollars in management as of July 2017. The influential hedge fund manager started his financial career at Deutsche Bank in the credit section. He also worked with Chanin Capital Partners as an advisor of the creditor committee on matters of bankruptcy and out-of-court restructuring situations.
SahmAdrangi attended Yale University and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Economics. He has been invited to give speeches on different conferences including the Distressed Debt Investing Conference, the Sohn Conference, the Traders for a cause, the value investing conference as well as the Activists Investor Conferences among many others. SahmAdrangi has been invited for interviews on Bloomberg and CNBC as well as featured in prestigious publications including New York Times, BusinessWeek, the Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal.
The primary objective of Kerrisdale Capital is to educate the general public about companies and organisations through publishing and sharing insight on a particular company research online to clear any misunderstandings that the public may have. Kerrisdale capital has published a lot of research on different companies in different sectors. Recently the organisation is focused on the biotechnology sector with the organisation publishing research on the developmental and progressive stages of firms in the industry including Zafgen, Sage Therapeutics and Pulse Biosciences.
The telecommunications sector has become another area of expertise by the Kerrisdale Group. The corporation has shared its views and insights on companies such as ViaSat Inc., Straight Path Communications, Dish Network and Globalstar. SahmAdrangi exposed the weaknesses of a proposal by Globalstar the Terrestrial Low Power Services in a live presentation and several publications. Kerrisdale has also taken a keen interest in the mining sector with a focus mainly on the mining prospects and market valuation of the Northern Dynasty Minerals and the First Majestic Silver and numerous other companies in that industry.