Expert in providing Working Capital solutions
CRX Markets stands for a highly innovative approach allowing bank independent financing solutions
CRX Markets is a bank independent, multi-channel trading platform with its main focus on the optimization of the cash-to-cash cycle by auctioning securitized trade receivables and payables to the capital markets.
Through its new highly automated and integrated technology platform and a broad pool of institutional investors, CRX Markets makes short-term funding of companies less costly, more competitive, transparent and liquid than other available alternatives.
We are extremely proud of our roster of multinational corporate clients, the quality of our technology platform and the expertise of our international team.
Frank H. Lutz
Frank is the CEO of CRX Markets responsible for strategy, corporate markets, finance, HR and risk management. Having started his career in the investment banking divisions of Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank, Frank gained extensive corporate finance experience with MAN, initially, in the role of finance director and, subsequently, as CFO, before taking over as CFO at Aldi Süd. In his most recent role prior to joining CRX Markets, as CFO of Covestro, he led the carve-out of the material science business from Bayer, as well as its going public and listing, while overseeing Covestro’s transformation into a global company. In his spare time, he enjoys football, ice hockey and skiing.
In April 2017, Alexei has joined the board of directors and is responsible for Capital Markets, Operations and Regulatory Affairs. Before he joined CRX in February 2015, Alexei has worked at Goldman Sachs for almost fifteen years in various roles ranging from Debt Capital Markets, Distressed Debt Origination & Structuring and Structured Sales & Solutions. As a Managing Director, he was responsible for the Credit Sales business of Goldman Sachs in Germany and Austria. Alexei is a real athlete fascinated about running and triathlon, finished a vast number of marathons, ultra-marathons and triathlons.
Thomas is responsible for the overall management and execution of product and software development in line with strategic objectives and client requirements. During his longstanding career in the IT and Hedge Fund industry holding various executive positions he never lost the passion for deep dives into data and algorithms. He holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics from ETH Zurich. As a martial arts enthusiast, he likes to do sparring and drilling techniques in his spare time.
Dr. Pasha Shabalin
Pasha is a member of the CRX Markets startup team from its inception. He brings to the table a lot of IT industry experience, including raising another b2b software platform for innovative markets at Astradi GmbH. Pasha holds a PhD in Information System from TU München and a Master of Technology Management Degree at CDTM. His hobbies are aviation and dancing.
Head of Corporate Markets
Since October 2015 heading the Corporate Markets Team. He looks back on more than 20 years corporate treasury expert knowledge in the field of risk management and corporate finance for Bilfinger SE and Schott Glas AG, but has also gathered startup experience with 360T. He likes being outdoors for hiking, cycling and barbecuing.
Head of Legal
Sören is a fully qualified German lawyer with over ten years of working experience. Before joining CRX Markets, Sören was working for the international law firm Ashurst and at the Legal Department of 360T. His main focus lies within all aspects of company related law, in particular corporate, finance and capital markets law, M&A and compliance & regulatory affairs. He holds a legal degree of the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena and a Master of Law degree of the Victoria University of Wellington. Sören loves to use the lunch break for any kind of sport and fitness activities.
360 Treasury Systems AG
360 Trading Network – founded in July 2000 – is the leading web-based trading platform for the trading of OTC financial instruments, particulary foreign exchange (FX) and short term money markets products as well as FX and interest derivatives. The platform offers a liquidity pool from more than 200 liquidity provider and is used by over 1500+ buy side clients worldwide with a global presence in more than 75 countries. Additional to open market solutions, 360T also offers services in closed networks as White-Labelling solutions.
The history of the UNIORG Group goes back almost as far as SAP’s: Since 1974, UNIORG has been providing its customers with reliable, competent consulting about corporate IT solutions – with a particular focus on SAP. As an international full-service provider in the SAP sector, it works with its customers to develop individual SAP-based solutions – because every business is different and needs tailored concepts. With company headquarters in Dortmund in Germany’s Ruhr region, UNIORG is located right at the cutting edge: a flourishing site for IT and communication technology that stands for innovation, growth, and the encouragement of young talents.
Dentons is the world’s largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons’ polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work. The global footprint of Dentons, together with the firm’s international expertise, is optimally set-out to support CRX in their global expansion.