Adv Ola Grahn > Setterwalls > Malmo, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 4501
203 20 MALMÖ

Work Department

Equity Capital Markets, Corporate law, Mergers & Acquisitions, M&A



Ola Grahn has worked at corporate law firms since 2002, and he mainly works with company law, mergers and acquisitions and equity capital markets.

Ola is responsible for the corporate law, capital markets and M&A team at the Malmö office. He has particular experience from venture capital transactions, and assists both venture capital firms and entrepreneurs in conjunction with fundraisings.

Ola also assists clients with equity capital markets and company law advice in connection with IPOs, new issues and incentive schemes. In addition to his work within his specialist areas, he also provides advice on general corporate and commercial law matters to a number of clients within different industries. Within this area, he assists on the drafting, review and negotiation of a range of different commercial agreements such as distribution agreements and supply agreements.

Since almost ten years, Ola also has lectured every semester on the in-depth course in company law at Lund University.


2003- Setterwalls
2002, Hammarskiöld & Co. law firm, Stockholm


Swedish, English


Swedish Bar Association


2002, University of Lund (Bs.S.)
2002, University of Lund (LL.M

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Capital markets

Characterised by an emphasis on equity capital markets transactions, Setterwalls‘ extensive roster of domestic and international issuers instructs the group on main-market IPOs, public share offerings, public takeovers and private placements. Recent stand-out work saw co-heads Jörgen Axelsson and Ola Grahn  closing major deals in the pharmaceuticals sector, while co-head Marcus Nivinger led on impressive listings in the energy sector. The group is also highly active in the technology sector. Carl Lindencrona‘s debt capital market practice focuses on investment-grade issuances.

Sweden > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Setterwalls’ corporate and M&A practice has vast experience in private equity and transactional advisory work alongside handling energy, life sciences, and venture capital deals. Practice head Ola Grahn, who focuses on venture capital transactions, assists both venture capital businesses and entrepreneurs on fundraising mandates. Co-head Anders Holmgren specialises in M&A deals in the telecoms, life sciences, and retail arenas, while co-head Anders Söderlind assists Swedish and foreign PE sponsors with cross-border transactions in the cleantech and technology industries. Johan Hallén leads the commercial team.