SahmAdrangi holds a bachelor of Arts in Economics from Yale University and is the founder Kerrisdale Capital Management LLC. As the Chief Investor Officer, MrAdrangi has been involved in the firms’ development ever since. MrAdrangi has led to the exposure of fraudulent Chinese companies such as China Education Alliance and ChinaCast Education Corp which consequently led to enforcement repercussions from the Securities and Exchange Commission.
MrAdrangi worked at Longacre Fund as an investment analyst before founding Kerrisdale. While serving as the Chief Investment officer of Kerrisdale, Adrangi steered the organization into specific sectors thus developing its expertise in the field. Some of these sectors include the Biotechnology, Mining and the Telecommunications. The firm has shared skeptical views on a couple of companies operating in those areas. He identified weakness in organizations such as Globalstar leading to a series of articles and ex parte letters after meetings with the FCC.
Kerrisdale Capital Management has raised about $100 from investors in a move to bet against a single stock. An informant from the firm revealed this information alongside a request to remain anonymous as the information was not yet ready for public use. This “co-investment” has no prior as the firm plans to use the investment to short a public company that will be revealed soon. The informant also disclosed that the target company would be unveiled in mid-May and that the firm has begun to buy stock to affirm its position in the unnamed company.
Kerrisdale has been known to bet against companies and taking its case public. The company’s primary hedge fund average approximately 28% over the last five years.Kerrisdale manages about $500 million including the new money raised. Adrangi and an analyst form the organization are working on various ways to convince others of their thesis by using platforms such as videos and a website. In an email to investors, the CIO will provide insight as to how they will use the above means to demonstrate how they have acquired a company with a net worth of above $10 billion.