When it comes to forms of activism, short selling companies typically isn't the first thing to come to mind. Nevertheless, this is exactly what hedge fund investor Sahm Adrangi does to make a difference and turn a considerable profit for his company Kerrisdale Capital Management LLC, a boutique investment firm based out of New York that he himself founded. Sahm Adrangi uses his expertise particularly in mining, biotechnology, and telecommunications to bring attention and consequences to companies that he and his investors see as engaging in bad business practices.
Mr. Adrangi received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Yale University, and worked for Deutsche Bank in the credit and finance sector.
One of the first incidents of activism through investments was sh...
Cryptocurrency is the hot thing at the moment, but Eastman Kodak Company's entry into the arena is leaving Sahm Adrangi's Kerrisdale Capital cold. The private investment manager published a negative report at the beginning of February that explained its short position in the 130-year old commercial printing and imaging company.
Since Sahm Adrangi founded Kerrisdale Capital in 2009, launching it with less than $1 millin, the private investment manager has built up a solid reputation in the world of investing. With
Sahm Adrangi at the helm as CEO, it has become known for its focus on long-term value investments as well as event-driven special situations.
In the case of Kodak, Sahm Adrangi's understanding of the world of investing have caused Kerrisdale to take a ...
Technology, throughout the past two-plus decades, has helped shaped the direction of healthcare for the betterment of human society. It's unarguably increased how many patient’s physicians can see in a day's time, the accuracy of various diagnoses, and the appropriateness of related treatments.
The world of information technology related to healthcare has helped advanced the field in endless ways. Let's look at a few of the most general directions of technology in healthcare that's slated to become more popular in 2018.
Governments Will Ramp Up Guidelines On Information Retention
Cybercrime is one of the world's most fastest-growing problems. Even though manifestations of such activity aren't always apparent - how would one know if someone stole their
Ever since he purchased National Steel Car in 1994, president and CEO Gregory James Aziz has brought major changes and grand growth to the company. Born in London Ontario on April 30, 1949, Greg James Aziz first schooled at Ridley College before majoring in Economics at the University of Western Ontario.
Gregory Aziz got firsthand experience in business when he joined a family enterprise in 1971. Affiliated Foods, the company, dealt with import and supply of fresh fruits. They imported the fruits from Europe, South and Central American before supplying them to major fresh food wholesale markets in the Eastern Canada and the United States. Before leaving the bushiness after 16 years, Gregory J Aziz saw the business become a global importer.
He then left for New York where he e...
There are the original railroad tycoons of the early 1800's and we are all well versed in names such as the Vanderbilt's, but there are names of the present who are doing remarkable things in the railroad industry that we might not have ever heard of. Names such as Gregory James Aziz.
Who is Gregory Aziz and what does he do? Well he is not only Chairman of a worldwide railroad freight car company called National Steel Car, but he is the CEO and President of the company. He earned this spot in the 90's after he more than double the company’s success within 5 years.
National Steel car is a company who engineers and manufactures railroad freight cars and they have been doing it for over one hundred years. The company originally came to be in 1912, by several investors and since
With the number of people being diagnosed with cancer on a steady rise, the need for better treatment options and better processing of patients is imminent. However, the medical field seems to have not come up with the technological advancement that is present today, especially when it comes to electronic health records. Eric Lefkofsky was just a regular person assisting a family member who was getting treated for cancer when he realized how backward the system is. He realized that the technology being used to track patient records and their test results were extremely outdated and that there was a gaping hole in the industry that needed to be fulfilled.
That’s when Eric Lefkofsky came up with the idea to start up a company that offered databasing and electronic health records systems t
Stream Energy is a new type of energy provider with an innovative platform to provide their energy, protective, wireless, and home services. Stream Energy was founded in 2005 in Dallas, Texas. Stream Energy is a revolutionary company which sells their products and services based on a direct to consumer selling foundation. Currently, Stream Energy serves most of the East Coast states including Georgia and Texas. Stream Energy uses associates to market the company and currently, the company is a billion-dollar energy enterprise that is known around the world.
At the helm of this successful company is Larry Mondry, who became Stream Energy’s President and Chief Executive Officer in 2016. Mr. Mondry brings an array of business experience in key executive positions like his manager
When Gregory James Aziz began working to build up his new company, he felt it was a daunting task. He was not sure if he would ever be able to rest, but he knew he wouldn't do it until the company was successful. In fact, he knew he would have to go to great lengths to get to the point where he wanted to be in his career. As long as Gregory James Aziz was working for himself on his own business, he knew he wasn't going to have to worry about having to work for someone else who was also a part of a business.
The idea behind National Steel Car is the company makes steel cars for businesses that operate in the rail industry. Gregory Aziz runs the business, so it will be relevant in the rail industry world. In fact, Gregory James Aziz has been running the business better than it w...
As the former head of UTC, Louis Chenevert made an international impact. His old company, UTC, is a multinational conglomerated that develops, researches, and manufactures products that are high-tech. Chenevert came up through the ranks at General Motors, where he worked for 14 years. He also served his time at Pratt & Whitney where he was president. Every company he worked for gave him skills and knowledge that prepared him for the next level.
One of his best-known projects is on the Airbus established by Pratt & Whitney. By developing materials to help engines burn hotter, it helped them to become more powerful. The technology he helped develop for the company still drives its bottom line today.
As a leader in any organization he worked at, Chenevert understood that people,...
Anthony Petrello is a very famous name when it comes to business management and has been recognized as one of those people who has helped the economy of America surge. He represents a group in America that is never recognized. He also works to improve the livelihoods of so many Americans and has been on the frontline creating thousands of jobs for so many experts. Anthony Petrello is not just the chairman and CEO of Nabors Industries Ltd but also a great lawyer, Mathematician, and a great Philanthropist. He has been working tirelessly for the achievement of so many goals. This man Anthony Petrello happens to be the Chief Executive Officer of the leading oil and gas drilling company across the globe. He has been recognized and awarded because of the tremendous changes he has brought in the ...