Sam Tabar; the Journey to the Top of investment

According to Angel.co, Sam Tabar is the current COO at the full cycle energy fund. He is also a trained lawyer and an entrepreneur with decades of experience in the management of hedge funds. He has quite a following and influence in the business circles. However, getting to where he is today in investment was not a simple journey. Below are things you may not know about Sam.

Sam’s childhood was spent in Canada. He is a native of Quebec, and Montreal to be specific. This is where he spent most of his formative years, and attended both his primary and secondary school education. Sam developed an interest for computers and programming when he was an elementary school student.

By the time he got to high school, he was not only a young programmer but had also started his own programming company. He was also a very gifted student because after graduating high school, his GPA allowed him to get admission to the University of Oxford. After Oxford, he headed to the Columbia Law School and graduated as a lawyer in 2001.

When he was at the law school, he was an active writer and he contributed to The Columbia Business Law Review.

After school, Sam Tabar started his career in the legal profession. He headed to the Skadden Arps, Meagher and Flom LLP where he worked as a manager of clients that had hedge funds. He spent three years at the firm. Then, he decided to change up things and quit the legal profession, heading for the world of finance.

The Sparx group took him up as a rookie but by the time he was done, he was managing a hedge fund that had grown to $2billion. He had raised 2 billion dollars for the company by the time he left.

Then, he proceeded to the Bank of America. Here he acted as the Director and head of capital strategy for the entire Pacific and Asia region. He stayed here till 2013 when he chose to rejoin the legal profession. The Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP took him in as their senior partner in charge of the hedge funds.

Bloomberg said that Sam Tabar supports philanthropic bodies such as the Thix Company which has a reach in the third world provision of sanitary products.