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Sam Tabar: Attorney And Financial Services Professional

Sam Tabar is a New York based attorney and capital strategist. A graduate of Oxford University and Columbia law school, his first job after college was with the prestigious law firm Skadden, Arps, Slater, Meagher & Flom LLP as an associate.

While there he worked clients on investment management agreements, formation and structure of hedge funds, employment issues, side letters, private placement memoranda as well as regulatory and compliance issues. He seemed to have a bright future in the legal profession. Yet he only remained with the law firm until 2004.

After leaving Skadden and his legal career behind, Tabar entered the financial services industry. Sam was hired by Hong Kong based PMA Investment Advisors, a Sparx Group unit, as managing director and co-head of business development. There he handled investor relations and global marketing for a hedge fund worth $2 billion.

He also designed and created a marketing plan to attract large family offices, institutional investors as well as ultra high-net-worth clients worldwide. He worked closely with the CEO and founding partners and helped the company garner assets under management in excess of $1.2 billion.

According to Art Station, Sam Tabar then moved on to Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he was their Asia-Pacific region’s head of capital strategy and director.

Tabar also managed the whole capital allocations cycle for investors and fund managers. Before he left the firm in 2012 to become Adanac LLC, BVI’s director, he had connected with more than 1,200 institutional investors. While at Adanac he invested in start-ups like Thinx and Verboten as well as real estate.

In 2013 Sam Tabar became a senior associate at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP. His focus there was on regulatory and compliance issues and hedge fund structure and formation.

He also provided counsel on investment management agreements and other areas before leaving the firm in 2014.

Bloomberg revealed that Sam Tabar enjoys travelling and hosting events. He is fluent in English and French and also speaks a little Japanese.

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