Sam Tabar is an experienced attorney and capital strategist based in New York City. A graduate of both Oxford University and Columbia Law School, he has worked with some of the world’s best known and most successful corporations and financial institutions.
Tabar has also played a role in the growth of a number of lucrative startups. His work has taken him to Europe, Asia and all across the United States. And he has been a valuable asset to every organization with which he has been involved. While many people dream of careers in law or high finance, Sam Tabar has excelled in both.
After completing law school in 2001, Tabar began his career working with the prestigious law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slater, Meagher & Flom LLP as an associate.
In the three years he spent there, his work was primarily focused on the formation and structure of hedge funds, regulatory and compliance issues and investment management agreements.
In 2004, Sam Tabar left the law firm to become general counsel for Hong Kong based Sparx Group/PMA Investment Advisors. He was soon promoted to co-head of business development and managing director.
He managed the company’s $2 billion hedge fund and created and implemented a global marketing strategy to reach out to ultra-high-net-worth individuals, institutional investors and large family offices. He also worked with the firm’s CEO and founding partners and helped the company attract $1.2 billion in assets to manage.
Sam Tabar resigned in 2011 to take a position as director and head of capital strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch for the Asia-Pacific Region. He counseled hedge fund clients and worked with foundations, endowments, large family offices, funds of funds and other institutional investors.
Tabar also managed capital allocations for investors and fund managers. In 2012 he become Adanac LLC,BVI’s director. There he invested in properties as well as start-ups like Verboten and Thinx.
According to Bloomberg, in 2013 Sam Tabar returned to practicing law. He served as a senior associate with Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP. His role included working with hedge fund formation and structure and issues related to regulatory compliance.