The Secrets of Successful M&A: How Soundtrap Managed an Acquisition From Spotify Quickly & Compliantly

March 13, 2024
The Secrets of Successful M&A: How Soundtrap Managed an Acquisition From Spotify Quickly & Compliantly
The Secrets of Successful M&A: How Soundtrap Managed an Acquisition From Spotify Quickly & Compliantly


2024-03-13 13:00
March 13, 2024
March 13, 2024
1:00 pm


Learn how Soundtrap’s COO Olle Raghall Tackled Compliance Hurdles & Increased Speed to Close

Payroll. Legal compliance. Data protection. Employee retention.

A cross-border M&A can be an exciting chapter in the story of your company. But the long and winding road to sealing the deal can be fraught with risk.

Hear from the COO of Soundtrap, Olle Råghall, as he shares what globally expanding companies can learn from Soundtrap’s leadership team acquiring the company back from Spotify in 2023.

During this exclusive interview with Olle, we share insights that you can use to

  • Prepare for the known pre-deal risks [with examples from Olle]
  • Anticipate some of the lesser-known post-deal risks that many senior leadership teams fail to spot.
  • Choose the right EOR to help you ensure M&A success
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About our panelists

Olle Råghall
Olle Råghall
Chief Operating Officer

Olle Råghall is the COO at Soundtrap, combining his passions for music, technology, and team leadership. He is multilingual, fluent in Swedish and English, with working knowledge of French and German. Råghall holds an MSc in Business and Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics and studied at emlyon business school.

He has a strong background in business development and leadership, with experience at Soundtrap, Spotify, and Nepa AB. Råghall has also co-founded companies like Reachr and New Social Media Group, showcasing his entrepreneurial skills. His certifications include leadership and communication from the Swedish Defence University and Dale Carnegie Training.

About our moderators

George Britton
George Britton
Director of Sales

George Britton is a distinguished sales professional, currently serving as the Director of Sales at Omnipresent. His career showcases a swift ascent through various sales leadership roles, including Head of Sales at both Sideways 6 and Apperio, Global Head of Sales at BridgeU, and multiple positions at GoCardless, where he contributed to significant projects. Before these roles, he was involved in sales and client management at TheFork UK and OpenMarket, and began his career focusing on cloud computing solutions in the construction industry at Sword CTSpace.

Educationally, George holds a BSc in Accounting with Economics from the University of Bristol, where he was also the President of the Rugby Union club, and studied at the Université de Toulouse – Faculté de Sciences Sociales. He is highly regarded by colleagues for his exceptional sales and leadership skills, methodical work approach, and his ability to clearly guide and support his team, alongside his professional demeanor and proactive client engagement.

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