Sahm Adrangi: A Preeminent Investor and Short-selling Expert

Sahm Adrangi is famously known for short-selling and publishing research. On his research works, Mr. Adrangi shares the views of stocks and other market aspects of the corporate society and the general public. Sahm Adrangi acts as the chief investment officer at Kerrisdale Capital Investment. Since starting the company in 2009, he has actively taken part in in myriad aspects of development in the firm. The firm was started by a little under $1 million but currently manages an astounding $150 million in assets.

Among the objectives of the Kerrisdale, research is to make broadly held misconceptions about the company’s primary business prospects clear. The various researches done by Kerrisdale are found on its official website, social media platforms and also third party sites related to investments.

Exploring Other Sectors

Even though the primary activity is to focus on research on many companies and markets, Mr. Adrangi has recently shifted the focus of the firm from general research to specific sectors thereby developing expertise. One of the chief areas of attention has been the biotechnology sector. Some of the companies that have been published by Adrangi’s company include Sage Therapeutics, Bavarian Nordic, Unilife, Zafgen, and Pulse Biosciences among others. In the mining industry niche market, Adrangi has focused on mining prospects and different market valuations of Northern Dynasty Minerals and First Majestic Silver among other companies dealing in resources. Through Kerrisdale, he has also carried out research works on the telecommunications. In 2014, Kerrisdale brought to the limelight various weaknesses in terrestrial low power service of Globalstar.

In 2013, he was actively engaged in optimizing the cash deployment and allocations policies of Lindsay Corporation. In 2014, Sahm Adrangi took the lead in a proxy contest to substitute the directors at Morgan’s Hotel Group.

Exposing Fraudulent Companies

Sahm Adrangi burst to the public scene when he sought to expose fraudulent Chinese enterprises such as China-Biotics, China Marine Food Group, and Lihua International among others between 2010 and 2011. Most of the companies that became victims of Adrangi’s expose including Chinacast Education Corp and China Education Alliance were subjected to scrutiny by law enforcement from Securities and Exchange Commission.

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