Sahm Adrangi is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Kerrisdale Capital Management. He has been involved in all aspects of the firm’s development since its founding in 2009. He launched the firm with under $1 million and has grown it to more than $500 million today.
Perhaps best known for short research activism, Mr. Adrangi first made a name for himself shorting fraudulent Chinese companies, with several having since become the subject of enforcement actions by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Mr. Adrangi began his career in the leveraged finance investment banking group of Deutsche Bank and was subsequently an analyst at the multi-billion-dollar distressed debt hedge fund, Longacre Management. Mr. Adrangi holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Yale University.