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

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Work Department

Banking and finance, Restructuring and insolvency



I am a partner and Head of the Banking and Finance Practice in Stockholm and primarily advise clients on a wide range of domestic and cross-border debt financing matters.

I primarily advise 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 and sustainability-linked/green loans. My work further includes advising in relation to super senior revolving facilities, high yield bond offerings as well as securitisations, asset backed financings. I also have extensive experience in corporate restructuring matters and work-outs acting for lenders, agents, syndicated lending groups, borrowers and private equity sponsors.


2017-, Setterwalls
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

(Leading individuals)

Mikael MagnussonSetterwalls

Setterwalls fields ‘an excellent team which delivers on time and provides clear advice on complex issues’. Its broad practice has expertise ranging from complex and bespoke syndicated loan agreements to regulatory matters and debt financing work, among a host of other areas. The team is jointly led by Mikael Magnusson, Jesper Kuschel and infrastructure and energy specialist Jonas Frii. Magnusson is ‘attentive to details and solution-oriented’ and acts for major Nordic banks and financial institutions on leveraged finance, real estate finance, refinancing and investment grade finance matters, while Kuschel is a key name for transactions in the real estate sector. Veteran practitioner Åke Fors brings decades of experience to banking and finance and insurance matters. Counsel Andreas Löfholm left for an in-house role.

Sweden > Insolvency

The restructuring and insolvency group at Setterwalls specialises in debt restructuring work, including loan restructurings, out-of-court refinancings and distressed debt trading issues. The group also deals with insolvency proceedings and other related disputes. Mikael Magnusson heads up the team.