Sam Tabar is a prominent attorney and capital strategist based in New York City. He is an expert in business development, fund raising, and legal matters. Sam Tabar’s first job was at Skadden, Arps, Slater, Meagher & Flom LLP where he served as an associate before venturing into capital strategy and business development. Prior to that, Bloomberg references Sam Tabar served as an associate editor for the Columbia Business Review. He joined Columbia Law School after graduating from Oxford University with honors.
About.me was the first to show how Sam Tabar carried out differed tasks at Skadden including counseling clients on investment management agreement, hedge fund formation, and employment issues. He also counseled clients on compliance and regulatory issues. Sam Tabar served in the legal firm until 2004 when he left to venture into the financial profession starting his financial career with PMA Investment Advisors, a branch of Hong Kong based Sparx Group Co.
At PMA, Sam Tabar started as counsel before gaining promotion to be the managing director and co-head of business development. He handled all sorts of global marketing as well as investor relations for a hedge fund worth $2 billion. Sam Tabar created and executed a marketing plan for his company that targeted large family offices, institutional investors, and high net worth customers across the world. In addition, he helped the company raise $1.2 billion worth of assets.
Later, he was recruited at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch to serve as the director & head of capital strategy for its Asia Pacific constituent in 2011. In his new role, Sam offered counsel to the bank’s clients at the same time targeting important introductions of institutional investors such as funds of funds and endowments. He left the bank in September 2012 to work as the director of Adanac LLC, BVI. Sam Tabar has invested in American startups like Verboten and Thinx.
Thinx is a startup company that focuses on fashionable underwear designed at supporting women’s menstruation as well as incontinence. The firm helps women in Africa and America. According to him, Thinx is special. This is due to its business model and financial support that motivates individuals in the community to give back through the purchases that they make.
When it comes to avoiding problems especially with commodities, Sam Tabar advises that investors should carryout adequate research before making any investments. According to him, it is only through research that people can make reasonable predictions on how the products are likely to act in the future. Currently Sam is the CEO of the new agency FullCycle Fund, which handles investments and advisory.