Adv Mikael Magnusson > Setterwalls > Stockholm, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Banking and finance, Restructuring and insolvency



Mikael Magnusson is Head of the Banking and Finance Practice in Stockholm.

Mikael primarily advises clients such as major banks and financial institutions active in the Nordic market, direct lenders/debt funds and private equity sponsors and corporate borrowers on a wide range of domestic and cross-border debt financing matters particularly within the field of leveraged finance, real estate finance, syndicated loans, project finance, refinancing and investment grade including sustainability-linked loans. Mikael’s work further includes advising in relation to high yield bond offerings, super senior revolving credits as well as securitisations and asset backed financings.

Mikael has also extensive experience in corporate restructuring matters and work-outs acting for lenders, agents, syndicated lending groups, borrowers and private equity sponsors.


2007-2017,Advokatfirman Cederquist
2008,Kaupthing Bank Sweden, secondment
2006-2007,Stockholm District Court


Swedish, English


Member of the Swedish Bar Association


2004,Stockholm University, LL.M.

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Banking and finance

(Next Generation Partners)

Mikael MagnussonSetterwalls

Setterwalls‘ deep banking and finance bench houses expert practitioners across the entire range of disciplines. Dominant financial institutions including all major Nordic banks instruct co-head Mikael Magnusson, Carl Lindencrona handles a range of debt financing transactions, and co-head Jesper Kuschel leads on high-value real estate transactions for lenders and borrowers. Showcasing his industry reputation, Åke Fors is retained by major government bodies including the Swedish Central Bank to advise on export credit and multilateral lending issues. The regulatory practice, which fields counsel Andreas Löfholm, was strengthened by the recruitment of specialist counsel Tobias Björklund from the Swedish FSA. Jonas Frii also contributes to the practice.

Sweden > Insolvency

Setterwalls provides advice to clients on all aspects of restructurings as well as insolvency related matters with a focus on debt restructuring matters which involve loan restructurings, distressed debt trading issues and out-of-court refinancings. The team, headed up by finance and arbitration specialist Åke Fors, further advises on contingency planning work, distressed transactions and formal insolvency proceedings. Carl Lindencrona and Mikael Magnusson act for financial institutions, borrowers and investors on workouts and restructurings and are well versed in a variety of debt instruments.