Sahm Adrangi Unique Investment Bet with Kerrisdale Capital

Sahm Adrangi is a serial entrepreneur and corporate executive. With an education background in economics, Sahm Adrangi has had an illustrious career as a financial analyst in various companies. Also, he has been involved in multiple publications, played an activist role in several investments companies as well as acting as a guest speaker at various conferences. Currently, Sahm Adrangi serves as the Chief Investment Officer at Kerrisdale Capital Management LLC.

In 2009, Sahm Adrangi founded Kerrisdale Capital Management, an investment management company that focuses on research of unique and valuable companies. The New York-based firm does share research on strategic enterprises, bets on their investment and tries to correct the public misconception about them. The company now managing over $500 million of the hedge fund is renowned for betting on public companies before presenting it publicly. Some of these companies include Globalstar, a telecommunication company, a drug manufacturing companies like Sage Therapeutics and Zafgen among others.

In 2016, Kerrisdale Capital Management raised from investors around $100 million to bet on a single stock. According to Reuters, the unique co-investment funds will be bet on certain public company. In his email addressed to investors, Mr. Adrangi stated that the fund was raised within a short time and they are targeting to invest it in an identified company worth $10 billion.

According to the mail, Sahm Adrangi together with the company’s analyst Shane Wilson were focusing on a massive campaign about the project. They were much in preparation of videos, charts, reports, website and much more to provide an insight to the shareholders about the project.

Before founding Kerrisdale, the alumnus of Yale University served as an investment analyst at Longacre Fund Management. At Longacre, Sahm did investment research and analysis of the company’s credit as well as equity funds. He has worked with Chanin Capital, a bankruptcy and restructuring group as an advisor. Also, he served as a financial analyst at the leveraging finance company, the Deutsche Bank. Mr. Adrangi has acted as a speaker in the conference like the Value Investing Conference and the Sohn Conference. Furthermore, he has contributed to publication like BusinessWeek, Wall Street Journals, and New York Times among others.