When it comes to aspects of management capital, some names always come up due to their incredible work in this field; Sahm Adrang is one of such names. He is the founder of Kerrisdale Capital Management and is also the Chief Investment Officer of the organization. Sahm has been involved in the running and management of this firm since the year it was founded, 2009, and he has also been in charge of its development. The firm is best recognized for publishing research and short selling, in which his firm provides information regarding stocks that seem to confuse the market; for instance, issues regarding overhyped shorts and under-followed longs.
Sahm Adrangi first came into the limelight when he exposed some fraudulent companies in the year 2010 and 2011. The firms he exposed became subject to disciplinary actions by the Exchange and Securities Commission. While his firm provides research information on a wide range of industries and companies, in the recent years, he has mobilized resources of his firm in few specific sectors where the firm has really gained expertise. One of such sectors includes biotechnology, in which his firm has published some research regarding development stage companies such as Sage Therapeutics, Pulse Biosciences and many others. Moreover, his firm has also specialized in the mining sector whereby Adrangi has researched valuations in the mining industries. Finally, Sahm Adrangi has specialized in the telecommunication sector. He has published research regarding numerous aspects such as Dish Network as well as Globalstar.
Apart from publishing research, Sahm Adrangi also performs activist roles when it comes to investment. In the year 2013, he engaged with Lindsay Corporation management to enable the firm in optimizing capital allocations as well as cash deployment policies.
Kerrisdale Capital Management has been very successful in the recent years due to the recent access to capital. The firm received capital amounting to $100 million from its investors to bet in the market against a single stock. The investment funds of this firm appear to be unique in the market. Unlike other investment firms, this firm wants to use its fund to short the stock as it nears being unveiled as a public company.