Sam Tabar is a lawyer and capital strategist that lives in the city of New York. He graduated from the University of Oxford in 2000 with a Bachelor’s degree in Jurisprudence. A year later he earned his Master’s degree in Law from Columbia University. He has since spent his career in both the legal and financial industries.
At the beginning of his professional career, Sam Tabar worked as a lawyer at the New York law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates. He spent almost six years at this law firm working with financial cases including mergers and acquisitions transactions. He became an expert as fund formation, side letter, investment management agreements, employment contracts, and other legal issues.
He turned this experience into a position at SPARX Group co./PMA Investment Advisors where he served as the Co-Head of Business Development and Managing Director. Among his career accomplishments at this investment firm, he raised over $500 million in equity and credit products.
He also developed a client list that included 850 institutional investors around the world. Same was also instrumental in negotiating a partnership with the Japanese firm Nikko which resulted in raising $700 million.
In 2011, Sam Tabar joined Merrill Lynch as the Director of Capital Strategy. His responsibility was the Asia-Pacific region which he was particularly suited for as he is fluent in English, Japanese, and French.
According to Angel.co, Sam Tabar briefly rejoined the legal field as a Senior Associate at the prestigious law firm Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP where he worked with hedge funds, compliance, and regulatory issues. Learn more about Sam Tabar: https://centraljerseyworkingmoms.com/sam-tabar-a-shining-financial-and-legal-mind/
At the end of 2015, he was named the Chief Operating Officer for FullCycle Energy Funds. he was responsible for managing this funds move away from carbon based fuels and into greener energy sources such as wind, solar, and hydro.
His success with his management of this fund eventually earned him a promotion to being a Partner of FullCycle Fund where he makes use of his specialty in international hedge fund law and formation.
According to Bloomberg, Sam Tabar also employees his legal background by managing the firm’s compliance, legal, accounting, and taxes.