Sam Tabar is a New York based attorney and capital strategist. A graduate of Oxford University and Columbia Law School, Tabar began his professional career in 2001 as an associate with the prestigious law firm Skadden, Arps, Slater, Meagher & Flom LLP.
While there he worked with clients on hedge fund structure and formation, private placement memoranda, regulatory and compliance issues, investment management agreements, employment issues and side letters.
In 2004 Tabar left the internationally known law firm and ventured into high finance when he took a position as counsel with the Hong Kong based Sparx Group Company unit called PMA Investment Advisors. His work was top notch and he was quickly promoted to the position of managing director as well as business development co-head.
Tabar was deeply involved in capital strategy for a hedge fund valued at $2 billion. He managed its investor relations and global marketing as well as targeting large family offices, institutional investors and clients with ultra-high net worth. He also worked closely with the company’s CEO and founding partners and helped them raise $1.2 billion in assets to manage.Learn more about Sam Tabar:
Tabar left Sparx/PMA Investment Advisors in 2011 and became head of capital strategy and director for Bank of America/Merrill Lynch’s Asia-Pacific region. He counseled hedge fund clients and targeted institutional investors like large family offices, funds of funds, pensions, foundations and endowments. Tabar also managed the capital allocations cycle for investors and fund managers.
According to Bloomberg, during the year he spent there Sam Tabar created a rolodex that contained more than 1,250 institutional investors. In 2012 Tabar became Adanac LLC, BVI’s director. While at the company Tabar made investments in real estate as well as American start-ups like Verboten and Thinx.
Sam Tabar returned to the legal field in 2013. He became a senior associate with Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP. His job called for him to focus on hedge fund structure and formation along with compliance and regulatory issues.
Tabar remained with the firm for a year. In addition to his legal and business background, Sam Tabar also speaks Japanese and loves travelling and hosting events.