New York City based attorney and capital strategist Sam Tabar is an experienced professional with a wide range of skills. After graduating from Oxford University with honors, Tabar then earned his law degree from Columbia Law School. His first job was with Skadden, Arps, Slater, Meagher & Flom LLP where he worked as an associate. Tabar turned his attention to capital strategy and business development and was hired by PMA Investment Advisors/SPARX Group Company as their managing director as well as business development co-head. He then moved on to Bank of America/Merrill Lynch as director and Asia-Pacific region head of capital strategy.
After a few years Tabar went back into the legal field and took a position with Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP. His job as senior associate saw him working on regulatory and compliance issues, fund formation and structure and hedge funds. His training in the law and financial services made him ideal for the position. His experience working with the internationally respected law firm Skadden, Arps, Slater, Meagher & Flom LLP also helped. It gave him an understanding of investment management agreements, employment issues and private placement memoranda. All of those things made him even better suited for the world of high finance.
While working in Hong Kong for PMA Advisors Tabar initially acted as counsel. He was quickly put in charge of managing a hedge fund valued at $2 billion and handled investor relations and global marketing for the company. Sam Tabar also created and executed the firm’s strategic marketing plan aimed a global high-net-worth clients, large family offices and institutional investors. He also put the company in contact with more than 2000 qualified potential investors as well as developing more than 400 investor introductions. Tabar also worked with the company’s CEO and its founding partners on business-development related issues.
In September 2012 Sam Tabar left Bank of America/Merrill Lynch to become Adanac LLC, BVI’s director. While at Adanac he made investments is real estate start-up companies like Verboten and Thinx before returning to Schule Roth & Zabel as a senior associate in 2013.