Sam Tabar is a Partner at financial firm FullCycleFund, as well as the Chief Financial Officer at Awearable Apparel Inc. Over the course of his career he has not only worked as an attorney and hedge fund manager, he has also developed deep experience in international financing and is fluent in English, Japanese, and French.
Tabar earned his Bachelor’s degree in Jurisprudence from Oxford University and his Masters of Law from Columbia Law School. He started his professional career in 2001 as an Attorney at the law firm Skadden, Arps, Meagher & Flom LLP & Associates. At the law firm he specialized in mergers and acquisitions, compliance, employment contracts, and investment management agreement among other legal issues. In 2007 he became the Managing Director at Sparx Group/PMA where he oversaw the company’s global marketing, worked on legal and compliance issues, and provided portfolio strategy and market condition updates to his clients. Among his accomplishments at this firm was launching new funds, raising over $500 million for credit, equity, and macro products, and being involved in negotiations with Japanese company Nikko that generated $700 million in sales. He worked as the Director, Head of Capital Strategy at Merrill Lynch for a few years he worked on raising capital in his offices in New York and Hong Kong.
As a Partner at FullCycleFund Sam Tabar oversees the creation of marketing plans and materials. He is also responsible for raising capital and the daily activities that are related to tax, accounting, compliance, legal, and administrative issues. During his time with the fund he has raised a significant amount of capital and developed a targeted list of 450 investors. Awearable Apparel, the other company he is currently involved with, has developed a product that lets you locate your children, family, or friends up to 5 miles away and in real-time. The device, called lynQ, works unaided by phones, telecommunication services, subscriptions, maps, or even wi-fi. The company is planning to work with ski resorts, amusement parks, and festivals in the near future. They are also looking to provide the devices directly to consumers.