OMG Sam Tabar

You probably won’t catch him walking Hollywood red carpets and as far as I know he isn’t much of a rap star. But you will catch him in the recent business and finance buzz that;s been trending this week. According to Yahoo! Finance news, Sam Tabar is  on the rise in finance and business.

Sam Tabar is a capital strategist and prominent lawyer in New York. He was the Senior Associate in Schulte Roth & Zabel law firm from September 2013 to March 2014. He speaks and writes fluent English and French. He can also functionally speak Japanese. His interests include travelling and hosting various events.




Sam Tabar is a graduate with honors at the Oxford University. He then, went to Columbia Law School and served as an Associate Editor at the Columbia Business Law Review.


Shortly after his graduation in 2001 in Columbia, he joined one of the most prestigious law firms in the world, the Skadden, Arps, Slater, Meagher and Flom LLP as an Associate. His responsibilities at Skadden include providing counsel to clients about regulatory and compliance issues, employment issues, side letters, private placement memoranda, investment management agreements, hedge fund structure and formation.


Tabar left his budding legal career in Skadden in 2004 and joined the world of finance in PMA Investment Advisors, one of the units of Sparx Group Co., a company based in Hong Kong. Sam Tabar joined the Sparx Group in September 2004 as a counsel. Consequently, he was promoted to a Managing Director and Co-head of Business Development. His tasks in PMA Investment Advisers include working on and managing all aspects of investor relations and global marketing with a $2 billion hedge fund. Moreover, he designed and implemented a marketing strategy for the firm, which targets large family offices, institutional investors, and high net-worth clients worldwide. Also, he provided the firm with his personal list of more than 2000 potential eligible investors. He also developed more than 400 additional investor introductions. It is also worth to mention other highlights which include raising $1.2 billion in assets under his management while working closely with the firm’s CEO and founding Partners on all business development related matters.


In February 2011, Sam Tabar joined Merrill Lynch’s Bank of America as the Director and Head for the Capital Strategy in the Asia-Pacific region. His role is to provide counsel to the firm’s hedge fund clients and meaningful and focused introductions to institutional investors, which include large family offices, funds of funds, pensions, foundations, and endowments. He also managed and assisted the entire capital allocation cycle between investors and fund managers. Throughout the course of Sam Tabar’s tenure at Bank of America, he created a supplemental list of more than 1,250 institutional investors.


In September 2012, he left Bank of America and joined Adanac LLC BVI as a Director. He invested properties and start-ups, which include Thinx and Verboten.


In September 2013, Sam Tabar rejoined the legal world when he accepted the role of Senior Associate at Schulte Roth and Zabel LLP. As a Senior Associate, he caters hedge funds and provides counsel to the firm’s clients on regulatory and compliance issues, employment issues, side letters, memoranda, private placement, investment management agreements, and fund structure and formation. In March 2014, Sam Tabar left Schulte Roth and Zabel LLP.

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