Sahm Adrangi is an American investor, Principal, CIO, and the owner of Kerrisdale Capital Management Company. He went to the University of Yale, where he graduated with a degree in Economics. While still at Yale University, he gathered the necessary skills and profession which granted him every chance of diving deep into the banking experience. The most life-changing and significant breakthrough was the establishment of Kerrisdale Capital Management, a dream company he had always worked hard to attain.
How His Career Started
The career of Sahm Adrangi began when he joined the Dutch Bank, working as a credit manager and loan financing officer. After several years of experience, he moved on to work at Chanin Capital Partners, where he served as a Chief Credit Advisor and a Circumstance Restructuring Officer. He also spent many years in serving at Longacre Management Fund before he started to invest in banking sectors. He has been helping so much in immense contributions towards Kerrisdale Capital Management. Adding more to that point, he has done a lot, leading to financial donations including 100 million dollars for the company’s stability. The contribution recorded higher surpassing any other stock from various corporations’ shareholders.
Kerrisdale’s Performance Under Sahm Adrangi
Kerrisdale Capital Management is an investment company that was established in 2009 April, mainly to publish its research about other companies. Since the beginning of the company, Sahm has been the front-runner in the firm’s daily activities of ventures. The company was started with as little as 1 million dollars’ assets and currently, it manages more than 150 million dollars, beginning in July 2017. Sahm got his popularity when he shorted and revealed some fraudulent Chinese firms, which included China Marine Food Group and many more, alerting the Security and Exchange Commission to take action. With his extensive understanding of proper investment, Sahm Adrangi is famous for the publishing role helping investors to expand their businesses by themselves. He has also been heading numerous conferences as a speaker, including the Sohn Conference. Besides, he has attended in many interviews on Bloomberg, the New York Times, CBN and others.
Brad Reifler has been involved in business practically all his life. Not only has he founded numerous companies, his grandfather, Ray E. Friedman, was the founded of Refco. A 1981 graduate of Bowdoin College with a degree in economics and political science, most people know Reifler as a serial entrepreneur. He founded his first company, Reifler Trading Corporation, in 1982. The firm, which was involved in global derivative execution, was purchased by Refco, Inc. in 2000. Reifler had also been a star trader for Refco for several years.
In 1995 Brad Reifler founded Pali Capital and ran it until 2008. During his almost 14 years as CEO Reifler led the company to unprecedented growth. He was able to increase its annual revenue to over $200 million. He was also able to expand the area in which the company provided financial services from only the U.S. to include Austria, Latin America, Singapore and the United Kingdom.
In 2009 Brad Reifler became Forefront Capital’s founder and CEO. It is one of the companies with which he is most closely associated. But Reifler has also served as director for a number of other companies. They include Sino Mercury Company, European American Investment Bank, Genesis Securities, Foresight Research Solutions, ITG Market Research Inc., ITG Investment Research Inc., Symmetry Property Development, LLC, Wins Finance Holdings Inc. and ROOT Exchange. Reifler is also on numerous advisory and corporate boards. He had been a Millbrook School trustee and finance committee chairman.
One of the most recent projects with which Brad Reifler has become involved is Forefront Income Trust. The company, which he founded in 2014, is a non-traded, public interval fund. It’s unique in that it allows mainstream Americans to invest in strategies which are usually reserved for the top 1% of investors. Not correlated to equities markets, the fund makes no money until the investor has racked up an 8% return. Forefront Income Trust also donates 3% of profits from direct investments to military families and veterans. To give investors partial liquidity, every quarter the fund buys shares back. It’s one way Brad Reifler gives back.