Sam Tabar is the COO of FullCycle Energy Fund and the CFO of Awearable Apparel, Inc., which is located in New York. Sam is a reputable attorney and a professional hedge fund manager for major institutions. He graduated with law degree from the esteemed Oxford University and the prestigious Columbia Law School. While at Columbia law school, Sam served as an associate editor of the Columbia Business Law Review. Sam’s exemplary career started a prestigious law firm known as Skadden, Slater, Arps, Flom LLP and Meagher. Here, he served as an associate. He was mandated with the duty of advising clients on hedge fund memoranda, side letters, employment issues and compliance issues.
In 2004, Sam’s compelling career saw him occupy a senior position at PMA Investment Advisors LTD, in Hong Kong. His hard work earned him a promotion to serve as a managing director and senior manager in charge of business development. Sam Tabar had the responsibility of leading the asset management team. In addition, he assisted in the establishment of unique strategies of asset raising, which was a big success for the company. In 2011, Sam joined Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. where he was in charge of capital introduction in the Asia Pacific region. Subsequently, Sam worked as an associate attorney for Schulte, Roth & Zabel LLP.
Sam’s experience in the field of hedge fund management and deep educational background gave him a veteran eye and a unique perspective in various matters. By incorporating these features with his entrepreneurship skill, Sam Tabar was able to create a strategic marketing plan that targeted institutional investors, high net worth clients and large family offices worldwide. His undying desire to succeed saw him achieve a rolodex of over 2,000 potential investors and established over 400 investor introductions. The company attained $1.2 billion in AUM.
Sam has been involved in different philanthropic initiatives. As an investor, Sam invested in THINX, a startup company whose goal is to support women in Africa and Asia. Tabar believes that the startup is special since it encourages the community to think about global issues. Sam is fluent in French and Japanese, in addition to his native language, English.