Sahm Adrangi is an alumnus of Yale Unversity. Sahm graduated earned his Bachelor of Arts degree with his major in Economics. A few years after graduating, he founded Kerrisdale Capital Management ten years ago. Since founding the firm, his track record has been nothing short of phenomenatial. Starting with barely $1 million in investment capital, his investment portfolio, in 2017, is valued at $150 million.
Sahm’s Investment Strategy
How does Sahm Adrangi turn $1 million and turn into millions of dollars worth of assets? Sahm does extensive research on possible investments to short sell. With this through research, he can separate fact from fiction and in his analysis can define short sells that are nothing more than overpromised buys. With his information, like a good strategist in a chess game, Sahm Adrangi can make the right moves and increase his assets.
Adrangi came to the forefront in stock funding news when he discovered and revealed fraudulent investments originating out of China. Adrangi identified fraudulent business based in China, including China-Biotics, Lihua International, and China Marine Food Group. With Sahm Adrangi discovered these fraudulent businesses his information led to the Securities and Exchange Commission being able to take action against those companies whose practices were in question.
Before Adrangi founded Kerrisdale Capital Management, he worked for Longcare Fund Management, LLC, as an investment analyst. Previous to Longacre Fund Management, Adrangi worked at Chanin Capital Partners in the bankruptcy restructure and assignment division of the firm. In this position, represented clients of distressed and bankrupt companies and corporations. After college, Sahm Adrangi worked for Deutsche Bank in the leveraged finance department. In his work at the bank, he assisted in managing the structure and syndicate non-investment bank debt. Also, he dealt with high yield bonds, Chapter 11 exit financing, and debt reorganization funding.