Sam Tabar is a revered capital strategist and prominent attorney based in New York City. His career started at Skadden, Arps, Slater, Meagher & Flom LLP where he worked as a committed associate. While serving in this prestigious law firm, Sam engaged with diverse clients and provided them with professional advice on their investment strategies.
After practicing for three years, he left his illustrative legal career to focus on capital strategy and business development. The Hong-Kong based SPARX Group Company / PMA Investment Advisor recruited him as a counsel.
By virtue of excelling with his duties, Sam was promoted to serve as the managing director and co-chief of business development. He was mandated with the duty of managing investor relations and global marketing objectives for the company’s $2 billion hedge fund.
He is also credited for designing and executing a strategic marketing plan for the corporation. This blueprint sought to develop over 400 investor introductions and create a personal rolodex of more than 2000 prospective investors.
In addition, Sam played a pivotal role in increasing the firm’s asset base by $1.2 million. He also worked closely with the chief executive officer and founding partners on matters relating to business development.
According to Bloomberg, owing to his record of success and rich resume, Sam Tabar was appointed to serve as the director and chief of capital strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He was in charge of the Asia-Pacific region. Moreover, he introduced many institutional investors, including funds of funds, pensions, foundations, large family offices and endowments, to the firm.
Sam Tabar was also heavily involved in managing the cycle of capital allocations between investors and fund managers. He played a crucial role in building a supplemental rolodex of more than 1,250 institutional investors.
Later, Sam went back to practice law by joining Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP. As a senior associate, he was responsible for formation and structure of funds, catering to hedge funds, and overseeing compliance and regulatory issues. In addition, he counseled clients on private placement memoranda, investment management agreements and employment issues.
The alumnus of the esteemed Columbia Law School and Oxford University served as a director of Adanac Corporation. Angel.co believes that as a venture capitalist, Sam Tabar has invested in Verboten and Thinx, a company that provides women in Africa with sanitary towels. During his free time, he loves travelling and hosting events.