Mr Mikael Borg > Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå > Stockholm, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå
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Partner and Chairman of the Board


Mikael has been a partner at Gernandt & Danielsson since 2009 and co-heads the firm’s corporate/capital markets practice group. He has over 20 years’ experience practising law and has been active in a vast range of corporate practice areas in a number of different sectors. Mikael’s work includes private and public M&A, debt and equity capital markets and finance & restructuring, and his qualifications are regularly recognised by clients, peers, and independent national and international rankings. Mikael regularly represents sellers and buyers in corporate transactions for both public and private mandates and he is often involved in large and complex IPOs. He has extensive experience advising on raising capital through share issues, bond issues, and hybrid issues, and is one of the most frequently retained advisors in the Nordics in these areas. Mikael was a pioneer in establishing the legal framework for a domestic market for high yield bonds. Mikael also has substantial experience advising private equity sponsors and companies in the finance sector. In his capacity as a senior advisor to clients, Mikael also regularly serves as chairman or board member for a number of private and/or listed companies.


Swedish, English


Member of the Swedish Bar Association since 2007


  • LL.M., Lund University, 2002
  • BSc, MBA, Lund University, 2001

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå’s large corporate and M&A practice handles a wide range of matters, including high-value domestic and cross-border public and private M&A transactions. The team has considerable combined experience working in key industries, including technology, entertainment, and energy, as well as in emerging sectors such as gaming and e-sports. Carl Westerberg offers expertise in highly technical mergers and joint ventures. Fredrik Palm is regularly instructed by both sellers and buyers, and has recently gained notable experience in the media, gaming and e-sports sectors. Mikael Borg’s client base includes top-tier corporate sellers and buyers. The three partners jointly lead the team in Stockholm. Manfred Löfvenhaft has over three decades of experience in public and private M&A as well as commercial contract negotiations. Corinne Ekman has a strong track record advising payment services, technology and entertainment companies.

Sweden > Capital markets

(Leading individuals)

Mikael BorgGernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå’s capital markets team is fluent in all aspects of both debt and equity transactions, with particular strength in the real estate, IT, and banking sectors. With over 20 years of experience, Mikael Borg leads the debt capital markets team, which assists major corporations as well as mid-market companies in raising funds through debt securities. Carl Westerberg and Fredrik Palm provide leadership on the equity side, with the team offering expertise in a wide range of matters, including IPOs, directed issuances, private placements, and preference shares issuances. Manfred Löfvenhaft and Gustav Skogö Nyvang are both key contacts, standing out for their ECM work, while Sofie Viktorsson regularly handles cross-border debt transactions.

Sweden > Insolvency

Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå’s restructuring and insolvency practice focuses on high-end work, including cross-border contentious matters involving multi-layered capital structures. With a dedicated debt capital markets restructuring team, aided by experienced finance lawyers, the group is well known for its expertise handling distressed DCM transactions, particularly for bondholders. Björn Svensson and Sofie Viktorsson jointly lead on the debt/equity restructuring side, while Mikael Borg heads up the DCM restructuring department alongside Caroline Jägenstedt Wikman. Mikael Bolling plays a key role in the team, leveraging his expertise in high-yield bonds as well as leveraged, structured, and asset financings to advise on restructuring mandates.