People

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm

Ola has extensive experience in complex public transactions, capital markets work, and corporate matters. He has acted for financial institutions and large listed companies in takeover and distressed situations and regulatory and compliance matters.

He frequently lectures at universities on topics related to company law, stock market rules, and general commercial law.

Ola Åhman is by far the most skilled and highly regarded lawyer in this area in Sweden. Ola is very business minded and to the point in his advice

Commercial, Corporate and M&A | Legal 500, 2023


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Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com
Mattias Friberg

Mattias Friberg

Partner | Stockholm
mattias.friberg@hannessnellman.com
Gabriella Fredlund

Gabriella Fredlund

Senior Associate | Stockholm
gabriella.fredlund@hannessnellman.com
Anton Eriksson

Anton Eriksson

Associate | Stockholm
anton.eriksson@hannessnellman.com
Lisa Kindstedt

Lisa Kindstedt

Associate | Stockholm
lisa.kindstedt@hannessnellman.com
Sebastian Sund

Sebastian Sund

Associate | Stockholm
sebastian.sund@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Lars Lundgren

Lars Lundgren

Associate | Stockholm
lars.lundgren@hannessnellman.com
Mattias Friberg

Mattias Friberg

Partner | Stockholm
mattias.friberg@hannessnellman.com
Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com
Khaled Talayhan

Khaled Talayhan

Managing Associate | Stockholm
khaled.talayhan@hannessnellman.com

Counsel to Petroswede AB in the Sale of Svenska Petroleum Exploration Aktiebolag , an exploration and production company based in Sweden with assets such as an offshore block in Côte d’Ivoire in West Africa to Vaalco Energy (Holdings), LLC.  

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com
Astrid Trolle Adams

Astrid Trolle Adams

Counsel | Stockholm
astrid.trolle.adams@hannessnellman.com
Sophia Engdahl

Sophia Engdahl

Associate | Stockholm
sophia.engdahl@hannessnellman.com
Ulrika Wigart

Ulrika Wigart

Associate | Stockholm
ulrika.wigart@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Senior Associate | Stockholm
josephine.gjerstadmedina@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Lars Lundgren

Lars Lundgren

Associate | Stockholm
lars.lundgren@hannessnellman.com

Acted as counsel to Gelba Fastigheter 4 AB in its acquisition of 51 percent of the shares in Host Property AB (publ) from Host AB, a subsidiary of Flying Elephant AS.

Mikael Stabo

Mikael Stabo

Partner | Stockholm
Mikael.Stabo@hannessnellman.com
Abiram Soma

Abiram Soma

Associate | Stockholm
abiram.soma@hannessnellman.com
Angelica Berntsson

Angelica Berntsson

Associate | Stockholm
angelica.berntsson@hannessnellman.com
Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com
Albert Danielsson

Albert Danielsson

Managing Associate | Stockholm
albert.danielsson@hannessnellman.com

Parties:

Marshall Family, Zound Industries International AB

Transaction: 

Zound Industries International AB has agreed to acquire Marshall Amplification

Value:

Value not public 

Role:

Swedish counsel to the Marshall Family

Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com
Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Douglas Essehorn

Douglas Essehorn

Senior Associate | Stockholm
douglas.essehorn@hannessnellman.com
Anna Nordin Pettersson

Anna Nordin Pettersson

Associate | Stockholm
anna.nordin-pettersson@hannessnellman.com
Marc Tevell de Falck

Marc Tevell de Falck

Associate | Stockholm
marc.tevelldefalck@hannessnellman.com
Carl Tengblad

Carl Tengblad

Associate | Stockholm
carl.tengblad@hannessnellman.com
Jessica Tressfeldt

Jessica Tressfeldt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
jessica.tressfeldt@hannessnellman.com
Louise Nordback

Louise Nordback

Associate | Stockholm
louise.nordback@hannessnellman.com
Ebba Sjölin

Ebba Sjölin

Associate | Stockholm
ebba.sjolin@hannessnellman.com
Lisa Pålsson

Lisa Pålsson

Associate | Stockholm
lisa.palsson@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Rederiaktiebolaget Gotland

Transaction 

Counsel to Rederiaktiebolaget Gotland on its listing of its Class A shares and Class B shares on Nasdaq First North Growth Market

Deal value 

Market capitalisation of approximately SEK 5 billion as of 7 December 2022

Role 

Counsel to Rederiaktiebolaget Gotland

Christoffer Saidac

Christoffer Saidac

Partner | Stockholm
christoffer.saidac@hannessnellman.com
Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com
Emma Greiff

Emma Greiff

Senior Associate | Stockholm
emma.greiff@hannessnellman.com
Anton Eriksson

Anton Eriksson

Associate | Stockholm
anton.eriksson@hannessnellman.com
Lisa Kindstedt

Lisa Kindstedt

Associate | Stockholm
lisa.kindstedt@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Aker BP ASA, Lundin Energy AB

Transaction 

Combination of the oil and gas businesses of Aker BP ASA and Lundin Energy AB

Deal Value 

SEK 100.17 billion

Role

Counsel to Aker BP ASA

Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com
Mattias Friberg

Mattias Friberg

Partner | Stockholm
mattias.friberg@hannessnellman.com
Emma Greiff

Emma Greiff

Senior Associate | Stockholm
emma.greiff@hannessnellman.com
Anton Eriksson

Anton Eriksson

Associate | Stockholm
anton.eriksson@hannessnellman.com
Lisa Kindstedt

Lisa Kindstedt

Associate | Stockholm
lisa.kindstedt@hannessnellman.com
Julia Nordgren

Julia Nordgren

Senior Associate | Stockholm
julia.nordgren@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Senior Associate | Stockholm
josephine.gjerstadmedina@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Mangold AB

Transaction 

Hannes Snellman acted as counsel to Mangold AB in  its listing on the Nasdaq Stockholm Main Market.

Deal Value 

Not public

Role

Counsel to Mangold AB

Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com
Mattias Friberg

Mattias Friberg

Partner | Stockholm
mattias.friberg@hannessnellman.com
Marc Tevell de Falck

Marc Tevell de Falck

Associate | Stockholm
marc.tevelldefalck@hannessnellman.com
Lisa Pålsson

Lisa Pålsson

Associate | Stockholm
lisa.palsson@hannessnellman.com
Lisa Kindstedt

Lisa Kindstedt

Associate | Stockholm
lisa.kindstedt@hannessnellman.com
Anna Ribenfors

Anna Ribenfors

Counsel | Stockholm
anna.ribenfors@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Senior Associate | Stockholm
josephine.gjerstadmedina@hannessnellman.com
Albert Danielsson

Albert Danielsson

Managing Associate | Stockholm
albert.danielsson@hannessnellman.com
Alexander Lindqvist

Alexander Lindqvist

Senior Associate | Stockholm
alexander.lindqvist@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Savvy Gaming Group, ESL Gaming, FACEIT

Transaction 

Counsel to Savvy Gaming Group in its acquisition of ESL Gaming and FACEIT

Deal Value 

SEK 15 billion

Role

Counsel to Savvy Gaming Group

Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com
Mattias Friberg

Mattias Friberg

Partner | Stockholm
mattias.friberg@hannessnellman.com
Khaled Talayhan

Khaled Talayhan

Managing Associate | Stockholm
khaled.talayhan@hannessnellman.com
Maja Uppgren

Maja Uppgren

Senior Associate | Stockholm
maja.uppgren@hannessnellman.com
Alexander Lindqvist

Alexander Lindqvist

Senior Associate | Stockholm
alexander.lindqvist@hannessnellman.com
Olof Östman

Olof Östman

Associate | Stockholm
olof.ostman@hannessnellman.com
Albert Danielsson

Albert Danielsson

Managing Associate | Stockholm
albert.danielsson@hannessnellman.com
Amanda Alexandersson

Amanda Alexandersson

Associate | Stockholm
amanda.alexandersson@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Senior Associate | Stockholm
josephine.gjerstadmedina@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Wikström Family, Granitor, Mohammed Al Amoudi, Midroc Europe

Transaction 

Counsel to the Wikström Family when Midroc Becomes Granitor

Deal Value 

Value not public

Role

Counsel to the Wikström Family

Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Senior Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Mikael Stabo

Mikael Stabo

Partner | Stockholm
Mikael.Stabo@hannessnellman.com
Elisabeth Vestin

Elisabeth Vestin

Partner | Stockholm
elisabeth.vestin@hannessnellman.com
Albert Danielsson

Albert Danielsson

Managing Associate | Stockholm
albert.danielsson@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Holmström Fastigheter AB, Areim AB, Magnolia Bostad AB

Transaction 

Counsel to consortium of F. Holmström Fastigheter AB and Areim AB on its public offer for Magnolia Bostad AB

Deal Value 

The offer values Magnolia Bostad at approximately SEK 2,9 billion

Role

Counsel to consortium of F. Holmström Fastigheter AB and Areim AB

Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com
Mattias Friberg

Mattias Friberg

Partner | Stockholm
mattias.friberg@hannessnellman.com
Emma Greiff

Emma Greiff

Senior Associate | Stockholm
emma.greiff@hannessnellman.com
Anton Eriksson

Anton Eriksson

Associate | Stockholm
anton.eriksson@hannessnellman.com
Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Mikael Stabo

Mikael Stabo

Partner | Stockholm
Mikael.Stabo@hannessnellman.com
Alexander Lindqvist

Alexander Lindqvist

Senior Associate | Stockholm
alexander.lindqvist@hannessnellman.com
Andreas Wingren

Andreas Wingren

Associate | Stockholm
andreas.wingren@hannessnellman.com
Sarah Ek

Sarah Ek

Associate | Stockholm
sarah.ek@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Terveystalo Plc, Terveystalo Healthcare Oy, Feelgood Svenska AB (publ)

Transaction 

Hannes Snellman advised Terveystalo on its acquisition of 72 percent of the shares and recommended mandatory takeover offer for Feelgood Svenska AB (publ)

Deal Value 

SEK 606 million / EUR 60 million

Role

Counsel Terveystalo Plc and Terveystalo Healthcare Oy

Mattias Friberg

Mattias Friberg

Partner | Stockholm
mattias.friberg@hannessnellman.com
Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com
Marc Tevell de Falck

Marc Tevell de Falck

Associate | Stockholm
marc.tevelldefalck@hannessnellman.com
Rezan Akkurt

Rezan Akkurt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
rezan.akkurt@hannessnellman.com
Albert Danielsson

Albert Danielsson

Managing Associate | Stockholm
albert.danielsson@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Senior Associate | Stockholm
josephine.gjerstadmedina@hannessnellman.com
Elisabeth Vestin

Elisabeth Vestin

Partner | Stockholm
elisabeth.vestin@hannessnellman.com
Mikael Stabo

Mikael Stabo

Partner | Stockholm
Mikael.Stabo@hannessnellman.com
Andreas Wingren

Andreas Wingren

Associate | Stockholm
andreas.wingren@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Savaria Corporation, Handicare Group AB

Transaction 

Savaria Corporation in Its Public Offer for Handicare Group AB

Deal value

The offer values Handicare at approximately SEK 2.9 billion

Role

Counsel to Savaria Corporation

Mattias Friberg

Mattias Friberg

Partner | Stockholm
mattias.friberg@hannessnellman.com
Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com
Marc Tevell de Falck

Marc Tevell de Falck

Associate | Stockholm
marc.tevelldefalck@hannessnellman.com
Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Albert Danielsson

Albert Danielsson

Managing Associate | Stockholm
albert.danielsson@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com
Sarah Ek

Sarah Ek

Associate | Stockholm
sarah.ek@hannessnellman.com
Alexander Lindqvist

Alexander Lindqvist

Senior Associate | Stockholm
alexander.lindqvist@hannessnellman.com
Jenny Lundberg

Jenny Lundberg

Partner | Stockholm
jenny.lundberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties 

Paradigm Capital Value Fund SICAV, Internationella Engelska Skolan i Sverige Holdings II AB (“IES”)

Transaction 

Counsel to consortium led by Paradigm Capital on its public offer for Internationella Engelska Skolan

Deal Value 

The offer values IES at approximately 3.3 Billion

Role 

Counsel to Consortium Led by Paradigm Capital

Mattias Friberg

Mattias Friberg

Partner | Stockholm
mattias.friberg@hannessnellman.com
Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com
Christoffer Saidac

Christoffer Saidac

Partner | Stockholm
christoffer.saidac@hannessnellman.com
Emma Greiff

Emma Greiff

Senior Associate | Stockholm
emma.greiff@hannessnellman.com
Khaled Talayhan

Khaled Talayhan

Managing Associate | Stockholm
khaled.talayhan@hannessnellman.com
Marc Tevell de Falck

Marc Tevell de Falck

Associate | Stockholm
marc.tevelldefalck@hannessnellman.com
Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Carolina H. Wahlby

Carolina H. Wahlby

Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com
Rezan Akkurt

Rezan Akkurt

Senior Associate | Stockholm
rezan.akkurt@hannessnellman.com
Peter Forsberg

Peter Forsberg

Partner | Stockholm
peter.forsberg@hannessnellman.com

Parties

Magnesium Capital LLP, Rejlers Embriq AS, Rejlers Embriq AB, Rejlers AB (publ)

Transaction 

Magnesium Capital LLP in the acquisition of Rejlers Embriq AS and Rejlers Embriq AB from Rejlers AB (publ). The acquisition was made by funds advised by Magnesium Capital LLP

Deal Value 

Value not public 

Role 

Counsel to Magnesium Capital LLP

Claes Kjellberg

Claes Kjellberg

Partner | Stockholm
claes.kjellberg@hannessnellman.com
Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com
Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik Olsson

Managing Partner | Stockholm
fredrik.olsson@hannessnellman.com
Johanna Wärnberg

Johanna Wärnberg

Partner | Stockholm
johanna.warnberg@hannessnellman.com
Carolina H. Wahlby

Carolina H. Wahlby

Partner | Stockholm
carolina.wahlby@hannessnellman.com
Ebba Almén

Ebba Almén

Associate | Stockholm
ebba.almen@hannessnellman.com
Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Josephine Gjerstad Medina

Senior Associate | Stockholm
josephine.gjerstadmedina@hannessnellman.com
Jonas Sjöberg

Jonas Sjöberg

Senior Associate | Stockholm
jonas.sjoberg@hannessnellman.com
Alexander Lindqvist

Alexander Lindqvist

Senior Associate | Stockholm
alexander.lindqvist@hannessnellman.com

*=references from prior to joining Hannes Snellman

Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com

*=references from prior to joining Hannes Snellman

Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com

*=references from prior to joining Hannes Snellman

Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com

*=references from prior to joining Hannes Snellman

Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com

*=references from prior to joining Hannes Snellman

Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com

*=references from prior to joining Hannes Snellman

Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com

*=references from prior to joining Hannes Snellman

Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com

*=references from prior to joining Hannes Snellman

Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com

*=references from prior to joining Hannes Snellman

Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com

*=references from prior to joining Hannes Snellman

Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com

*=references from prior to joining Hannes Snellman

Ola Åhman

Ola Åhman

Partner | Stockholm
ola.ahman@hannessnellman.com

Rankings

  • Ranked as Hall of Fame in The Legal 500 EMEA - 2024 edition. Clients say: "Ola Åhman is outstanding in the way he builds relationships with clients and responds quickly. He is extremely knowledgeable." and "Ola Ahman is exceptional! He is very professional, knows his stuff well, and is very authoritative and helpful. Most importantly, he is endlessly patient."
  • Ranked in Chambers and Partners Europe 2024
  • Ranked in Chambers and Partners Global 2024
  • Ranked as Hall of Fame. One client says "Ola Åhman is by far the most skilled and highly regarded lawyer in this area in Sweden. Ola is very business minded and to the point in his advice", Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Legal 500, 2023
  • "Ola Åhman is excellent – commercial and to the point in his advice, with undisputed legal knowledge.", Capital Markets, Legal 500, 2023
  • "Ola Åhman is a fantastic lawyer", Corporate M&A, Chambers Global & Europe, 2023
  • Recommended in Commercial, Corporate and M&A and Insolvency, Legal 500, 2022
  • Ranked in Capital Markets: Equity and Corporate/M&A. Clients says "He is both technically and theoretically skilled, but what makes him unique is his ability to give sharp, to-the-point advice which is creative and commercially based yet legally correct," Chambers Global, 2022
  • Ranked as Hall of Fame, Commercial, Corporate and M&A and recommended in Insolvency and Capital Markets, Legal 500, 2021
  • "Advises on high-value acquisitions, divestments and financing rounds", Corporate/M&A, Capital Markets, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, 2021
  • He is considered “a very innovative lawyer” who “knows the rules in detail but is also extremely commercial and driven” and valued for his “creativity and willingness to think outside the box.”, Chambers Europe, 2019
  • “The most skilled lawyer in Sweden for public M&A and corporate governance”, Chambers Europe, 2019
  • Clients appreciate his “comprehensive experience, as well as skills, availability and knowledge of relevant issues”, Chambers Global, 2018
  • Clients describe him as “a trusted adviser who knows the market and is able to get deals done in a pragmatic way”, Chambers Europe, 2016
  • Ranked as one of the leading Capital Markets and M&A experts in Sweden by publications such as Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, The Legal 500, IFLR1000, and Who’s Who Legal

Memberships and Positions of Trust

  • Member of the Swedish Bar Association
  • Member of the Board of the Swedish Bar Association, 2013-2019
  • Member of the Swedish Securities Council
  • Member of the Research and Education Group of the Stockholm Center for Commercial Law
  • Member of the Public M&A Expert Panel of the Swedish Corporate Governance Board

Education and Professional Background

  • Partner, Hannes Snellman, Stockholm, 2020-
  • Partner, Roschier, Stockholm, 2006-2020
  • Senior Associate, Cederquist, Stockholm, 1998-2005
  • Senior Lecturer and Research Fellow, Uppsala University, 1990-1998
  • Doctor of Laws, Uppsala University, 1997
  • Master of Laws, Uppsala University, 1990