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 > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Setterwalls provides clients with ‘great, proactive legal expertise with at business mindset’ and handles high-profile and high-value M&A deals which are often multi-jurisdictional. The team is led by Anders Söderlind, Anders Holmgren and Ola Grahn; Söderlind focuses on private equity and private M&A; Holmgren has over 20 years’ experience in corporate M&A, and focuses on the telecoms, life sciences and retail sectors; and Grahn handles company law, M&A, and equity capital markets matters. Johan Hallén is a key name for commercial work and is also chairman of the board.

Sweden > Capital markets

Setterwalls fields ‘a solid team with vast experience’ and advises on ECM and DCM matters. It focuses on issuer-side work and handles IPOs and compliance, regulatory and transactional issues for a range of businesses, with particular experience in the life sciences sector. The team is jointly led by Stockholm’s Jörgen Axelsson and Marcus Nivinger, and Malmö’s Ola Grahn. Axelsson adds over 25 years’ experience in capital markets transactions, M&A, and securities to the team, while Nivinger is recommended for IPOs and share issuances, and Grahn handles transactions and governance matters.