Tal Reback

Tal Reback

Principal, KKR Credit

Tal Reback (San Francisco) joined KKR in 2017 and is a Principal in KKR Credit where she focuses on the firm's Credit portfolios and leads content development for the asset class. Ms. Reback is responsible for leading the firm’s glob...

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DEC 31, 1969

Never Say Libor Again

Never Say Libor Again

Why is LIBOR going away: The ubiquitously used global benchmark's flaws became known during the Global Financial Crisis ("GFC") when the rate was being manipulated. This catalyzed a global effort to reform the rate and the eventual decision for LIBOR to be phased out by regulators. LIBOR is linked to $200+ trillion of fin...

DEC 31, 1969

You Only Live Twice: LIBOR’s Last Mission

You Only Live Twice: LIBOR’s Last Mission

Inspired by Ian Fleming’s classic haiku in “You Only Live Twice”, Nancy Sinatra’s famed Bond lyrics still ring true today – “you only live twice or so it seems.” That was the exact thought many had on November 30, 2020 when the Federal Reserve, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation “FDIC”, and the Of...

DEC 31, 1969

One Rate to Rule Them All

One Rate to Rule Them All

As we look ahead to 2021, we are keenly aware that the LIBOR transition will be a milestone event for our investors and our portfolio companies. We sat down with Tal Reback, who is a member of the KKR Credit team and represents KKR on the Alternative Reference Rates Committee (ARRC), a group of private market participants...