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After graduating from Beaverton, Oregon’s Oregon State University, Wes Edens found employment at Lehman Brothers, once one of the largest investment companies in the United States, beginning in 1987. At the time of his 1993 departure, Edens was one of a select group of partners of the then-esteemed Lehman Brothers. He also served BlackRock – the firm currently has more assets under management than any other alternative investment group in the United States – from 1993 to 1997, earning the title of partner at BlackRock, as well.

Fortress Investment Group was founded in 1998 with the help of Robert Kauffman and Randy Nardone, together making the group of three entrepreneurs that sailed into the tough environment of Wall Street and immediately flew through the industry’s ranks like a commercial airliner on auto-pilot.

Wes Edens does more than work for Fortress Investment Group

Like most great entrepreneurs, Wes Edens has founded and been an integral part of several high-worth business ventures.

Springleaf Financial Services was brought under management at Fortress Investment Group thanks in large part to the active supervision of Fortress’ operations on behalf of Wesley Edens. Springleaf was one of the most powerful real estate companies following the 2008 financial crisis better known as the Great Recession. Many such firms failed to grow after the turmoil that the subprime mortgage lending crisis brought forth, though Springleaf was affected by the bad economic conditions of the 2008 market seemingly less than any other financial services business.

Mr. Wes Edens also picked up half of Wisconsin’s Milwaukee Bucks, a longtime National Basketball Association franchise, nearly a decade ago. Since he took one-half ownership of the Milwaukee Bucks franchise alongside his lifelong business partner, Wes Edens has turned the bucks into one of the highest-earning and most successful franchises in the league.

For details: www.nba.com/bucks/bio-wesley-r-edens

SahmAdrangi graduated from Yale University with an undergraduate degree in Economics. He began his career with the Deutsche Bank and later established his venture known as the Kerrisdale Capital Management where he is the Chief Executive Officer. Besides working at his company, he is also involved in conducting short researches. Shahm first came into the limelight when he boldly exposed some Chinese businesses that ran slapdash deals. Credited with his vast experience in management of finances, he has devoted his expertise to ensure the steady growth of his company. He is always driven by his own drive.

The company has however presented a dwindling performance as indicated in its recent letter to the investors. SahmAdrangi and his team are however not comfortable with this situation and are therefore working on all possibilities to overturn the case. Among the remedies, Kerrisdale is focusing on technology to avert the situation. Additionally, they are resolute to imitate selected picks of institutional investors and hedge funds. This decision is informed by the desire to engender market beating returns. He is sure that this move will generate the desired results since their extensive research has revealed that following the fifteen trendiest small-caps among hedge funds can assist a retail financier to strike the market by a middling of ninety-five basis points per month.

In most cases, hedge fund managers commit their money to activities such as reviving fallen companies. In recent developments, Sahm’s company has benefited with 100 million from hedge investors, and they intend to use the money to short the hoard of a public company that is set to be unveiled. Seemingly, the investors have not understood the insights Adrangi has in this project,thus he is working on a video, website, and report to convince them. Kerrisdale has a tradition of making public the companies it bets against however this time it has not named the target company because it has not yet been launched. In spite of these lucrative plans, the main hedge fund which Kerrisdale bets for and against company stocks is less 7% though it has always given an average return of 28%.

To know more visit @: www.institutionalinvestor.com/images/416//Sahm_Adrangi_bio.pdf