Sam Tabar has touched nearly all sectors of the financial world, and this experience is partly responsible for getting him to the position of Chief Operating Officer at FullCycle Energy Fund. Tabar started out his career at the Sparx Group in their Marketing department as the Co-Head, where he promoted one of the most active independent funds in the Pacific and Asia. Having worked in the region with so many partners and clients, Tabar had developed an intimate knowledge of the region and transitioned with his experience to PMA Investment Advisors LTD, leading their Asset Raising Team, in charge of laying out strategies that would lay out new ways to increase profits.
Having dominated the financial scene in Asia, Tabar eventually transitioned to New York City where he worked for Merrill Lynch as their Head of Capital Strategy. There he sought key investors to expand the bank’s buying options, allowing them to acquire new foundations, supplement family offices, endowments and even pensions. During his time at the bank, Tabar was a key factor in consulting clients, applying his knowledge of investing in order to boost their returns on investment, and in turn affecting the structure of the bank’s front and back offices.
A career in disparate capacities in finance was no doubt assisted by Tabar’s knowledge of law and his time as an attorney. Having graduated from Oxford University, Tabar went on to study law at Columbia Law School where he obtained his Masters of Law Degree while serving as an editor of the Columbia Business Law Journal. Tabar spent his career as an attorney with Skadden, Arps, Meagher, Slate & Flom and Schulte, Roth & Zabel.
CrunchBase makes the point careers in finance and law were only one part of Tabar’s life. Another occupation Tabar devoted time to was angel investing of philanthropic causes. They typically line up with Tabar’s own ideological leanings like SheThinx, a company that works to fight stigma against menstruation and feminine hygiene products while making them more accessible to women in Africa and Asia.
Having reduced his work with big banks and companies, Tabar continues his financial career through smaller hedge funds. Working now as a capital strategist and investor, Tabar helps clients allocate their resources to help expand the footprint of businesses that are fueled by the passions of their leadership. To make this happen, Tabar utilizes how knowledge of financing in Asia and the US, taking advantage of his international presence in favor of his clients. LinkedIn has Tabar’s full list of career accomplishments.