Press Room

Please find below a selection of news articles, press releases and other media coverage on the CRX Markets asset-based financing solutions.

Learn more about our founders, our motivation, the challenges and successes of the last years and where the journey is still heading to. If you would like to contact CRX Markets in regards to media requests, please contact for further information.

SCF Briefing

21.02.2018 – Our new CEO Frank Lutz explains what motivated him to join CRX Markets, the untapped potential for Supply Chain Finance in the corporate agenda and CRX’s holistic approach to working capital optimization reflected in its comprehensive product suite.
SCF Briefing: Exclusive interview – Why Frank Lutz became CRX Markets CEO

Lebensmittel Zeitung

16.02.2018 – Nestlé strengthens its Supply Chain with CRX Markets – Lebensmittelzeitung takes a closer look at how the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness company has experienced measurable success with CRX’s global digital marketplace covering the entire Supply Chain.
Lebensmittel Zeitung: Nestlé strengthens its Supply Chain with CRX Markets

World Supply Chain Finance Report 2018

02.02.2018 – CRX’s Head of Product Georgij Oroschakoff describes the development of Supply Chain Finance solutions (SCF) over the past thirty years. The financial crisis and the improvements in software sophistication, integration and scalability during the last decade cleared the path for the “new wave” of SCF solutions. Hence SCF deserves a “second look” and CRX Markets aims at driving the change with its comprehensive product suite.
World Supply Chain Finance Report 2018 – Why today supply chain finance deserves a second look.

Finance Magazin

08.11.2017 – Starting in 2018 Ex-Covestro CFO Frank H. Lutz will become the new CEO of CRX Markets. CRX Supervisory Board Chairman Philip Holzer and Moritz von der Linden, who remains on the Board of Management, are delighted having him in the team. They assess the entry of Frank H. Lutz as a confirmation of CRX’s business model and a strong signal to CRX customers and the market. The article is only available in German.
CRX Press – Finance Magazin – Ex-Covestro CFO Frank Lutz wird Chef von Fintech.


07.11.2017 – CRX Markets was able to win Frank H. Lutz as its new CEO. Before, Frank H. Lutz was CFO of MAN and Covestro. Moritz von der Linden will stay as a member of the Executive Board and wants to dedicate himself to the further growth of the company. The article is only available in German.
CRX Press – Börsen-Zeitung – Frank Lutz ist neuer CEO von CRX Markets

CRX Markets – Press Release

07.11.2017 – Frank H. Lutz will join the fintech pioneer CRX Markets from MDAX listed Covestro AG, where he served as Chief Financial Officer. He will replace Moritz von der Linden as CEO and be responsible for strategy, corporate markets, finance, HR and risk management. Moritz von der Linden, founder of CRX, and Alexei Zabudkin will remain in the management board.
CRX Press – CRX Markets Expands Its Leadership Team

Industrie Magazin

31.10.2017 – This article presents various B2B FinTechs, including CRX Markets AG. In an exclusive interview, our Head of Corporate Markets, Michael Piel, provides further insights. The article is only available in German.
CRX Press – Industrie Magazin – Fintechs: Kreditanstalt 4.0. “Die digitalen Herausforderer der großen Bankhäuser entdecken gerade Unternehmen als Kunden. Was Fintechs Industrieunternehmen bieten.”

FT Asset Management

01.05.2017 – Ulrich Buchholtz reports on how the period of low interest rates forces institutional investors to reconsider their investment strategies. The article explains among other topics, how CRX creates new investment opportunities for short-term investments. Overall, CRX provides institutional investors an alternative to classic money market products. The article is only available in German.
CRX Press – FT Asset Management – Auf der Suche nach neuen Erträgen

Süddeutsche Zeitung

22.03.2017 – If you are interested to find out why CRX Markets and Munich are such a good fit, you will find your answer in this company feature. You can also learn more about what we do and where the journey will head to next. The article is only available in German.
CRX Press – Süddeutsche Zeitung – CRX stellt die Lieferantenfinanzierung auf den Kopf

Börsen Zeitung

04.01.2017 – The Börsen Zeitung takes a closer look at the solution offering of CRX Markets and their innovative approach to short-term corporate finance. Through the bundling and securitization of approved payables succeeds CRX in attracting not only traditional financiers such as banks but also a new investor class, such as Asset Managers. Alongside other well-known corporates, CRX successfully won Nestlé as their last client. The article is only available in German.
CRX Press – Börsen Zeitung – Wir bieten ein klassisches Money-Market-Produkt

Finance Magazine

01.12.2016 – Michael Piel, Head of Corporate Markets, looks at how corporates with a focus on working capital optimization can benefit from smart concepts such as the CRX SCF solutions that apply transparency, competition and flexibility for all parties involved. He labels this the next generation of Supplier finance. The article is only available in German.
CRX Press – Finance Magazine – Nächste Generation der Lieferantenfinanzierung

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

29.11.2016 – A profile of CRX Markets after the successful launch of the Nestlé program. The FAZ takes a closer look at the origins of the company and its link to 360T, the founders team including Moritz von der Linden and Carlo Kölzer and the imminent next steps. If you want to get a great overview of CRX Markets and our SCF offering, then look no further. The article is only available in German.
CRX Press – Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung – Unternehmensfinanzierung per Auktion

CRX Markets – Press Release

23.11.2016 – CRX Markets boosted by Nestlé client win. SCF platform wins mandate for global supplier financing program form world’s leading nutrition health and wellness company.
CRX Press – Press Release – Nestlé selects CRX as global supplier financing provider


18.11.2016 – CRX Markets won the FinTech Germany Award in the category “late-stage”. Frankfurt has started it’s “Tech Quartier” as central hub for innovative companies. The FinTech award ceremony is supposed to accelerate the development of young startups.
CRX Press – Börsen-Zeitung – FinTech Award to reward entrepreneurial spirit

Das Handelsblatt

03.11.2016 – Frankfurt’s Fintech Angels. Berlin gets all the tech startup headlines, but its Germany’s financial center of Frankfurt where many of the big fintech deals are made. Portrait of our Funders Moritz von der Linden together with Carlo Kölzer about the success of 360T and the opportunities for CRX Markets to achieve equal or even greater success in the Supply Chain Finance space.
CRX Press – Handelsblatt – Frankfurt’s Fintech Angels


25.08.2016 – DerTreasurer asked Alexei Zabudking, Head of Capital Markets at CRX Markets, for an interview to find out more about the possibility for corporate treasurers to act as investors on the CRX Multi-Investor APF program. Here, they are able to purchase securitized bundles of approved trade payables issued against a single obligor risk at highly attractive yields. The article is only available in German.
CRX Press – DerTreasurer – Neues Geldmarktprodukt – Interview mit Alexei Zabudkin


26.08.2016 – Moritz von der Linden, founder of the SCF provider CRX Markets, discusses the current development of the Aproved Payables Finance market, the low interest level, and the existing client programs. The article is only available in German.
CRX Press – WirtschaftsWoche – Interview mit Moritz von der Linden über CRX Markets


06.05.2016 – Alexei Zabudkin, Head of Capital Markets at CRX Markets, discusses the possible investment alternatives that institutional investors can access when participating on the CRX SCF platform. Here, investors can earn highly attractive returns by investing in short-term money-market products. The article is only available in German.
CRX Press – Börsen-Zeitung – CRX offers highly attractive short-term investment alternatives

CRX Markets – Press Release

08.03.2016 – Vattenfall launches Supply Chain Finance together with CRX Markets and Helaba. CRX has been able to provide one of Europe’s leading energy companies with a highly innovative and fully automated Multi-Bank APF program.
CRX Press – Press Release – Vattenfall Launch

CRX Markets – Press Release

15.02.2016 – CRX is strengthening their management team with the announcement of Sören Kampmann as the new Head of Legal. The press release is only available in German.
CRX Press – Press Release – CRX verstärkt das Team mit Head of Legal


21.10.2015 – Quick update from Handelsblatt regarding the Lufthansa project, highlighting once again the successful Going-Live trade and the next steps. The article is only available in German.
CRX Press – Handelsblatt – Profilupdate von CRX Markets, Lufthansa SCF program und nächsten Schritte

EFL Quarterly Editorial

19.10.2015 – Question about FinTechs. In light of the increasing regulatory requirements, high competition and eroding margins the question remains: Will the banking industry be able to keep pace with the innovative capacity of FinTechs?
CRX Press – EFL Quarterly Editorial – Will the banking industry keep pace with FinTechs?

CRX Markets – Press Release

19.10.2015 – Supply Chain Finance platform CRX Markets reaches important keystones. These include the Going-Live with first Lufthansa trade, capital increase and key team additions to boost the growth and keep up the momentum. The article is only available in German.
CRX Press – Press Release – CRX Update zu Lufthansa, Team und Kapitalerhöhung


20.08.2015 – DerTreasurer returns to CRX Markets after the announcement of the successful acquisition of Lufthansa Group for their global SCF solution. They also touch down on the fact that CRX has acquired the regulatory approval of BaFin in order to uphold the highest technical and processual standards. The article is only available in German.
CRX Press – DerTreasurer – CRX startet mit Lufthansa

Portfolio Institutionell

15.08.2015 – While taking a professional look at alternative investment strategies, this article also identifies the short-term CRX Bearer Bonds as a valuable and highly attractive investment alternative and highlights the benefits of Approved Payables Financing vs Classical Factoring. The article is only available in German.
CRX Press – Portfolio Institutionell – Kredit von der Pensionskasse

CRX Markets – Press Release

04.08.2015 – CRX Markets takes off with Lufthansa Group. SCF provider CRX wins largest European airline for their Multi-Investor APF solution.
CRX Press – Press Release – CRX startet SCF mit Lufthansa


10.06.2015 – When the magazine WirtschaftsWoche took a closer look at alternative funding solutions in the B2B market, they also came across the payables financing solutions offered via the bank-independent CRX marketplace.The article is only available in German.
CRX Press – WirtschaftsWoche – Terrain für Fremdgänger

Die Zeit

13.05.2015 – Die Zeit is taking a closer look at different FinTechs entering the markets and putting traditional service providers, such as Banks and Factorers, under pressure. One of these new and innovative companies is the SCF marketplace provider CRX Markets AG. The article is only available in German.
CRX Press – Die Zeit – App statt Bank

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

09.03.2015 – The FAZ looks at the company and its founding team, Carlo Kölzer and Moritz von der Linden, and describes both the motivation and the expectations of the founders and their new project. The article is only available in German.
CRX Press – FAZ – Kurzfristige Geldanlage geht auch anders


05.02.2015 – The Börsen Zeitung investigates the Multi-Investor Approved Payables Finance (APF) solution and describes its securitization process of approved invoice bundles that are then offered to Bank and Non-Bank investors in live, transparent and anonymous auctions. The article is only available in German.
CRX Press – Börsen-Zeitung – CRX Verbriefungslösung über Multi-Investor APF Lösung


15.12.2014 – The Handelsblatt takes a first look at CRX Markets, our founder Moritz von der Linden, and the vision to offer smart and technologically innovative Supply Chain Finance solutions to Suppliers and Buyers alike. The article is only available in German.
CRX Press – Handelsblatt – Fokus auf CRX Markets und deren SCF Lösungen


07.08.2014 – DerTreasurer discovers CRX Markets as a valuable solution for any company searching for smart and efficient Supply Chain Finance (SCF) solutions and introduces the CRX solutions in a short profile. The article is only available in German.
CRX Press – DerTreasurer – Einführung CRX Markets und seine SCF Lösungsansätze