Katharina Luth


VP Europe and Managing Director

As VP Europe and Managing Director, Katharina Lüth is responsible for scaling the company internationally and running the fintech's platforms outside Germany, bringing consumers and banks across Europe and the UK together on Raisin DS's marketplace of competitive deposit products. Prior to joining Raisin DS in 2014, Katharina spent 7 years with McKinsey & Co., primarily serving major European universal and private banks. Her main focus areas were asset management and private banking, pricing, advisory concepts, and lean transformations. She has worked predominantly in Europe but also in Latin America and Africa. Katharina studied at Northeastern University and Reutlingen University, and earned her MBA from IESE Business School.

Event Sessions Featuring Katharina Luth


Neobroking 2.0: Beyond Brokerage

AltFi Digital Wealth Forum 2021 - Wednesday 14 July 2021


Beyond investment trusts: Where's the next wave of capital going to come from?

London Summit 2018 - Monday 26 March 2018

  • Lüth said Raisin is working on developing EFTs with passive fund giant Vanguard while Aikens said Prodigy Finance is looking at different fund structures very closely.
  • Newsome said that two forms of private debt have sprung up. First is $850bn and more mid market private equity based and the second is platform based lending being $50-100bn. He added that a type of ‘fund of platforms’ could happen soon to help the latter grow.
  • Ramaekers said Aegon are planning a long run investment in the private credit space but that it can takes a while before actually buying the first loan in a platform. “It was a year before we deployed money after first meeting Funding Circle for the first time,” he said.


The European digital banking challengers and their plans for cross–selling

AltFi Global Summit 2017 - Tuesday 7 November 2017