SahmAdrangi is a Canadian born hedge fund manager with over a decade in the finance sector. On graduating from Yale University with a degree in economics, SahmAdrangi worked for various financial giants like Deutsche Bank. He later set out to launch his own company Kerrisdale capital which as of now manages close to half a billion dollars. Starting the business with just a million dollars in 2009, Sahm has over the years acquired a reputation for himself in the financial world. He is hailed for his risky yet always successful investment strategies. He is known to put all his money in shorting a single trade and growing investment from the single stock by over 25 percent in a day.
The brave investor has made huge profits shorting and after that exposing fraudulent Chinese firms that have made their way into the U.S stock market through back doors. Most of them were later investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission and found to be fraud. Sahm’s passion for research and thorough investigation is what made him the finance guru he is today. Investment analyst calls Sahm a confrontational activist who is brave enough to expose any company cooking its accounting books to lure investors. Some of the incredible skills he has with detecting fraud may have been acquired while working at Chanin Capital Partners. Here, he worked in the bankruptcy restructuring group where he advised creditors on various legalities and strategies on bankruptcy.
Kerrisdale Capital focuses its investment approach to long-term ventures and other special event driven stocks. Investors in this company have every reason to smile as SahmAdrangi has maintained an average of 25 per cent annual returns in the last half a decade or so. Recently an unnamed insider of the company told a news company that Kerrisdale will soon be short selling stocks of a major 10 billion dollar company. The targeted firm will be made public soon when Sahm will explain what it is he has seen wrong with the target. SahmAdrangi is an example of the results that hard work and dedication to a career can offer what made him the finance guru. The 33-year-old is an admiration to many.
Recently, Highland Capital Management Company expanded its charitable activities. To this end, its founder and president, James Dondero sought for the services of a professional to make the company’s contributions have the greatest impact. His search led him to a renowned civic leader, Linda Owen. Previously, she served at the Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation as the president and CEO. Linda, who will manage the firm’s charitable activities, is reputable for establishing efficient public-private partnerships in Dallas, making her the best match for Highland Capital. The company’s philanthropic budget, which is over $3 million annually, is administered through its philanthropic unit, The Dallas Foundation. They support veteran’s affairs, healthcare, education causes and the Dallas community. Some of the initiatives that have benefited from the company’s philanthropic initiatives are the Dallas Zoo, Uplift Education, and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science among others.
Linda said that she was honored to work with Highland Capital Management because the company’s dedication to philanthropy is admirable. She looked forward to working closely with the company’s team to make significant impact in the community. Her tenure at Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation was characterized by multiple achievements such as the development of Klyde Warren Park in Dallas. She also worked for The Real Estate Council (TREC) as a president and CEO. Linda started working in the real estate industry as an associate for Wald, Harkrader & Ross. Owen studied economics at the University of Texas, Austin. Later, she earned her JD from the University of Texas, School of Law. Over the years, Owen has participated in several philanthropic activities like The Family Place, The Circuit Trail Conservancy and the Crystal Charity Ball.
Highland Capital Management is an independently owned investment firm that has been in operation for over two decades. Serving retail and institutional investors, the company offers a wide range of innovative products and services that include credit strategies, distressed and special situation private equity, and Collateralized Loan Obligations. They serve a diverse client base that includes pension plans, financial institutions, high-net individuals, foundation and endowments, corporations and governments. The corporation focuses on enhancing value and quality through their cutting-edge products that seek to protect investors’ capital. Highland Capital Management’s headquarters are based in Dallas, Texas. The corporation has regional offices in in Sao Paulo, New York City, Seoul and Singapore.