“An Ode To Those Who Wander” is one of the most heartfelt pieces, Seekingalpha’s editor has written in the recent past. If there is any person who shares these sentiments with me it’s Sahm Adrangi a retired hedge fund trader turned credit analyst. After reading the online publication, Mr. Sahm Adrangi reached out to the editor for an afternoon chat where the two got to talk about GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) and Sahm’s career path. According to the editor below are some of the facts that will help us understand Mr. Adrngi better.
Sahm Adrangi is a former Penn State graduate who has worked himself tirelessly up the ranks of Wall Street. After graduation, though determination and networking Sahm Adrangi, secured himself an internship post at the New York’s branch Merrill Lynch’s credit desk. Zealous for the job, Sahm effortlessly worked hard securing himself an additional three years at the institution where he was able to supplement his trade credit experience at the bond desk.
Immediately after Merrill Lynch, Sahm joined Longacre a $3 billion hedge fund. He was able to grow himself career wise taking other assignments such a joining Paulson & Co credit’s team that dealt with shorting mortgages bond. He also worked with Bowery Investment Management, LLC before calling it quits. Sahm Adrangi’s Wall Street career was well decorated however the renowned investor decided to call it quit in 2015 due to a number of factors including the escalating high cost of living in New York City and the rapidly changing market. Nonetheless Sahm Adrangi still participates in various investment ventures and currently he is the Chief Investment Officer at his own investment firm, Kerrisdale Capital Management LLC.
Sahm started Kerrisdale Capital Management LLC in 2009 with an initial investment of one million US dollars and has been able to grow it to approximately, $150 million as of July this year. Despite the successes it has not been easy for the investor who has made a name for himself by exposing fraudulent Chinese companies in the economy. In addition to this, Mr. Adrangi is famed for his research skills when it comes to short term investment ventures and to know more