Recently, Seeking Alpha posted an article titled, “A Conversation With A Former Hedge Fund Analyst Long Shares Of GNC”. This article talks about an interview that the writer had with Sahm Adrangi. Currently, Adrangi is the Chief Investment Officer at Kerrisdale Capital Management LLC. However, his successful past precedes him, along with his bright and intelligent future. The Seeking Alpha article focuses on Sahm Adrangi’s former career as a hedge fund analyst.
In this article, the writer speaks about how Sahm Adrangi reached out to him after reading a previous article he had written. It talks about Adrangi’s retirement from being a hedge fund analyst. Or rather, this hiatus can be referred to as his sabbatical. They discussed Adrangi’s time on Wall Street as well as his time with Paulson & Co and his large amount of stock in GNC. It was because of the topic of GNC stock that Adrangi reached out to the writer of the blog.
Sahm Adrangi is a well-educated man.
He attended Yale University from 1999 and 2003, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He started off his career in 2004 as an analyst at Deutsche Bank. Then, he moved on to being an analyst at Chanin Capital Partners for the next year and four months. Then, he became an analyst at Longacre Fund Management LLC for nearly two years. Here, he was an analyst for a distressed debt fund.
After this, he joined Kerrisdale Capital Management LLC in in 2009.
Currently, he is the CEO of Kerrisdale Capital Management LLC and has been with the firm since it was founded. This means he has been involved in almost all aspects of the firm’s growth. Under Adrangi’s leadership, Kerrisdale has grown to manage over $150 in assets as of the summer of 2017.