Sahm Adrangi brings a unique perspective to the ordinarily mundane world of investment banking. He is a Yale-educated, financial master who routinely lends his talents to the public. Of course, as founder and chief financial officer of Kerrisdale Capital Management, his primary intent is to take advantage of investment positions which result in a profit for his investors. However, Sahm Adrangi hasn’t allowed the pursuit of profit to overshadow his dual purpose of exposing the truth.
The discovery of misleading information that, once made public, reveals the potentially, damaging financial position of a company is like making a hole-in-one. The financial world and media splash the news, and Sahm Adrangi is proclaimed a genius. What is often overlooked is the countless hours of observation and research that was devoted to the venture, yet goes unnoticed. This is very equitable to law enforcement and detective work. When the bust goes down and the criminals are rounded up, we see the thirty-second clip on television and everyone applauds the success of the police. What we don’t see on television is the mundane research, surveillance and paperwork behind it all. Sahm Adrangi has carved a name for himself and his company with just such intensive, financial detective work.
Now, many of us would certainly invest our time to discover a potentially profitable financial opportunity. Should you stumble on such public information it would be easy to take a short position on a company and realize a quick profit. However, Sahm Adrangi invests his own time to evaluate a companies financial position, investigate their hard assets, and assess their overall value. Then he freely gives all of that information to the public. Should you desire to be in his inner-circle of information you need go no further than the internet or your television. Once Sahm Adrangi discovers fraud or financial misinformation in regards to a company, he uses a number of forums to divulge it to the public. Those who wish to be in the know can do so on his website, twitter, and even nationally syndicated shows like CNN and Bloomberg.