Sahm Adrangi is the Founder of Kerrisdale Capital Management. He also serves as the Chief Investment Officer of the Firm. Kerrisdale Capital Management is a private investment company that is dedicated to value and special situations investments. The company was established back in the year 2009 in New York, where its headquarters are. He has taken part in all aspects of the firm’s development since it was founded. The company was started with approximately $1 million, and it currently manages over $150 million. Adrangi shares the firm’s view on stocks such as overhyped shorts and under-followed longs that are normally misunderstood by the market. The company’s research seeks to correct misunderstandings about these companies’ fundamental business projections. The company shares its research on its website, Twitter, and third-party related sites, and learn more about Sahm.
He studied at Yale University where he graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He has worked at Longacre Fund Management as an investment analyst, which is a private investment partnership with assets of over $1.2 billion under its management. There he conducted and controlled investment analysis and research for both the credit and equity funds.
He has also worked at Chanin Capital Partners in the bankruptcy restructuring group. He assisted creditors in out-of-court and chapter 11 bankruptcy reforms. He represented bank debt holders, bondholders committees, creditor committees and other creditors of distressed and bankrupt organizations. He has also worked in the Deutsche Bank in the leveraged financed group. He helped to organize and structure non-investment grade bank debt and high yield bond. He also helped structure buying-out financing, Chapter 11 exit financing and refinancing of debts.
He has played an important role in various investments. He was involved with Lindsay Corporation Management in 2013 in order to improve cash placement and capital distribution strategies of the company. In 2014, Mr. Adrangi led a proxy contest to replace Morgans Hotel Group directors with directors elected from his slate. He has served as a speaker at many conferences such as the Value Investing Conference, the Sohn Conference, the Activist Investor Conference, the Distressed Debt Investing Conference, and Traders 4 a Cause. Through his publishing research in 2014, he uncovered the faults in Globalstar’s proposed Terrestrial Low Power Service (TLPS) in a live exhibition and webcast, which was followed by a sequence of several articles, resume him.