Sahm Adrangi, the 21st Century Investment Banker

Sahm Adrangi, the 21st Century Investment Banker
Sahm Adrangi first shot into the limelight in 2010 when he exposed dishonest Chinese companies and benefited by selling their stocks short. Some of the companies include China Marine Food Group, Lihua International, and China-Biotics. Other companies that were on Sahm’s target list including China Education Alliance and ChinaCast Corporation suffered significant scrutiny by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Besides his 2010 actions, Sahm Adrangi is also famous for sharing his company’s trading tips particularly on shorting stocks. He regularly publishes market research on the Kerrisdale’s website, Twitter, and other investor-related platforms. Some of his published content includes reports on overvalued stocks, fundamental and technical analysis of specific equities, misunderstood market information, and stock value predictions.
Recently, Sahm Adrangi is aggressively diverting investor funds to the biotechnology, and mining industries. According to him, company stocks in this sector are under-valued, and investors are soon going to see an upward trend in equity prices. Sahm has published many articles on biotechnology companies such as Bavarian Nordic, Zafgen, and Pulse Biosciences. In the mining sector, he is quite optimistic about the performance of First Majestic Silver and Northern Dynasty Minerals.
About Sahm Adrangi
Sahm Adrangi graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. He began his career in finance as a credit officer as well as a bankruptcy and restructuring advisor at Deutsche Bank. He would later move to Chanin Capital partners to try his luck in investment banking.
Sahm’s experience as an investment banker landed him a job at Longacre Management, a multi-billion hedge fund specializing in distressed debt. In 2009, he established Kerrisdale Capital Management with just under $1 million in assets. As at July 2017, the company had a total of $150 million assets under management (AUMs). Adrangi also doubles up us the company’s Chief investment officer.
Apart from investment banking, Sahm is an investor activist. For instance, he led a contest to lobby proxies to elect directors from his slate at Morgan’s Hotel Group. Sahm is also a speaker having featured in numerous investor platforms including the Value Investing Conference and the Activist Investor Conference.

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