Very few institutions on Wall Street have the courage or brevity to perform deep research into companies and their real operative positions. Breaking long held misunderstandings around the projected financial condition of middle to high net worth enterprises is a huge portion of Kerrisdale Capital’s market disruptive activities. Under the leadership of Sahm Adrangi, Kerrisdale’s capitalization power has grown from $1 million to $150 million in less than a decade. The CEO and founder has retained his role since he started the firm back in 2009.
Sahm Adrangi doubles down with his firm’s views on short-selling targets; also expounding on liquidity shortfalls, financial manipulation, executive scandal, and overall market share. Specifically, their research analyzes overhyped shorts and under-followed stocks, makes predictions based on historical correction data, and publishes its research to its website and other third party entities.analysis
He solidified his respect in the industry when just one year after starting Kerriscale, he blew the lid off of fraudulent Chinese companies in agriculture and biotechnology. Consortiums like the ChinaCast Education Corp, and the China Education Alliance became targets of extreme scrunity by the SEC, with enforcement actions to follow.
Although Kerrisdale shares research from a wide variety of industries, recent focus areas for the firm include mining, communications, and biotechnology. The company has produced several reports on development stage biotech firms such as Zafgen, Unilife, Pulse Biosciences, and many others. Sahm Adrangi, through the work of his team at Kerrisdale, brought to question the true market valuation of prospect mining companies including Northern Dynasty Minerals and First Majestic Silver to name a few. Kerrisdale has also made a name for itself scrutinizing promising companies in the telecommunications sector like Dish Network, Globalstar, and Straight Path Communications.
Sahm Adrangi has been the keynote speaker at several annual conferences and has appeared on numerous syndicated interviews and publications.