Sam Tabar first joined FullCycle Energy Fund as the Chief Operating Officer in December 2015. Sam is now a Partner at this financial firm that is based in New York City. His career background is in both the legal industry as well as the financial industry and he has experienced quite a bit of success in both fields.
Sam is a graduate of the University of Oxford, having earned his Bachelor’s degree in Jurisprudence there in 2000. In 2001 he graduated with his Master’s degree in Law from Columbia Law School.
According to Angel.co, Sam Tabar gained his first position in the legal industry at the prestigious New York law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates where he worked as a lawyer. In this position, he learned a lot about the financial industry as he specialized in investment management agreements, how to design a fund, mergers and acquisitions, and compliance.
Due to his legal and financial background, as well as being able to speak English, Japanese, and French, Sam Tabar was uniquely suited to become the Managing Director of Sparx Group/PMA in March 2007.
His role at this company regularly took him from New York to Tokyo and Hong Kong. His job was to develop a client base of investors and raise money for his company. He was very successful at this, having raised over $500 million for the company’s equity and credit products.
Before joining FullCycle Energy Fund, Sam also served at Merrill Lynch as their Director of Capital Strategy. He once again drew upon his strengths of connecting investors to fund managers and both years he was at Merrill Lynch he attained the ranking of #1 for Capital Introductions at the company.
At FullCycle Energy Fund, Sam Tabar is once again responsible for raising capital and making capital introductions. He also draws upon his legal background by providing council on fund formation and documentation as well as compliance.
Other matters that he handles includes creating marketing plans and materials that the company uses to garner new clients which can include high net worth individuals and endowments.
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