Sahm Adrangi and The Endeavors, Leadership Qualities and Challenges Involving His Company

Corporate leaders in finance have to be mentally and emotionally centered. They have to calibrate their mind to make logical decisions in the face of an irrational set of emotions. The leaders, consultants or strategists that can best do this are the ones who usually succeed amid problems and challenges in their work. One of the leaders today that have such empowering attributes is no other than Sahm Adrangi, the current CIO and Founder of the finance and investment business, Kerrisdale Capital Management, LLC.

 

Since 2009 Sahm Adrangi has been honing his skills by helping people improve their financial assets. Through his advice and strategies in long-term value investments, he is able to help his clients avoid risks of ruin to their wealth and have made them avoid risky investments that are just products of chance. It is also through the well-balanced decision-making skills of Sahm Adrangi that he is able to control the emotions of his clients. Through Sahm Adrangi and his understanding of market fluctuations and through his research on over-hyped shorts, he can quiet the emotions of his clients. He can help his clients avoid finance decisions that are mainly made through emotional factors.

Adrangi is also featured in the news lately. Seeking Alpha news portal even wrote a feature about how Adrangi is now partnering with various corporate entities in bringing out the best products and solutions for his company’s clients. Adrangi also shared some his advanced techniques, finance advice and analysis on where the climate of hedge funds would tread in its direction.

 

The article also revealed how Adrangi is assessing the improvement and status of the Proteostasis (PTI) drug that many investors are eyeing on. He said in the article that its value may be overhyped, but this is just a theory. He also added that there are many difficulties in monetizing such product, and so it is best for the investors to stay in a conservative approach on such investment asset.

 

What most people should know, too, about Adrangi is the fact that he is also a renowned resource speaker for various conferences, including the Distressed Debt Investing Conference. His knowledge in the field has generated a lot of funding for Kerrisdale’s investment portfolio.

 

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With GreenSky Credit, David Zalik is taking fintech in new directions

The fintech sector has had a rocky ride over the last decade. Companies like Lending Club and OnDeck have become famous for a litany of scandals, with both companies losing around 85 percent of their market cap over the last few years. These companies had largely bet against the system, trying to tear down the old lending models and naively assuming that new customers could be brought into the fold by simply ignoring the risks associated with lending to them.

But GreenSky Credit CEO David Zalik saw the error in trying to burn the old system to the ground when nothing was really wrong with it in the first place. GreenSky Credit, unlike other fintech companies, seeks to work within the system, creating value where the big banks haven’t been able to by spotting opportunities for prime lending that the big players simply weren’t able to see or to capitalize on.

Zalik first got the idea for GreenSky Credit while working on another one of his companies, an online consultancy firm that did a great deal of business with home improvement companies like Home Depot and Benjamin Moore. Zalik learned that huge numbers of sales were simply being lost due to the fact that few homeowners had any real expertise at appraising project costs. This sometimes led to homeowners overestimating how much a project would cost. But far more often, it led to severe underestimations on the costs of renovations, additions and new construction. When homeowners came to the realization that the project would cost them $10,000 to $50,000 more than they had anticipated, many simply backed out of the deal.

GreenSky Credit is able to step in with promotional financing. Because almost all of the customers doing high-end renovations have high FICO scores, the loan terms are often extremely favorable to the customers, often including no interest or payments for the first year and no prepayment penalties. At the same time, the banks love the customers because the default rates for this group approach zero. GreenSky Credit can, in turn, instantly approve on-the-spot loans of up to seven figures, helping push deals through that otherwise wouldn’t happen.

 

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