Sam Tabar’s Path to Attorney and Capital Strategist

Sam Tabar, New York-based attorney and capital strategist started his career by graduating with honors from Oxford University. He went on to study at Columbia Law school. After completing his studies, he joined Skadden, Arps, Slater, Meagher & Flom LLP in 2001. While at the law firm he helped clients with hedge fund formation, private placement memoranda, employment issues and regulatory and compliance issues. He worked with the law firm until 2004, when he joined PMA Investment Advisors, a part of Sparx Group, in Hong Kong. He joined the firm as counsel and was eventually promoted to managing director. He also worked as co-partner of the business development division. He helped manage and worked on a $2 billion hedge fund well with the firm. He worked to help the company bring in institutional investors, and high net worth individual investors. Sam worked to help the firm bring in $1.2 billion in assets under management as About.me shows.

Tabar joined forces with Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the position of Director and Head of Capital Strategy for the Asian-Pacific region, in 2011. He counseled hedge fund clients and helped the firm build up new institutional clients including large family offices, endowments, foundations and pension funds. During the time he worked with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, he helped bring in 1250 institutional investors to the firm. He left the firm in 2012, to become director of Adanac LLC, BVI. While at the firm he invested in American startups THINX and Verboten. In September 2013, Sam decided to join Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP as a senior associate, working with hedge funds.

Currently, Sam Tabar is working as a capital strategist with FullCycle Fund. His first major investment is THINX a startup company supporting women in Africa and Asian nations. He plans to continue using his experience in the investment arena, to further build his portfolio of new and innovative companies.  Contact him on Thumbtack for legal advice.