Franziska is a partner in the capital markets, corporate governance, M&A and private equity practices. She advises corporations, private equity firms and financial advisers in connection with public and private cross-border M&A, as well as issuers and underwriters in connection with public offerings and private placements. She regularly advises boards of directors, special committees, senior management and shareholders on a wide range of transactions, public disclosure issues and corporate governance matters. Franziska is recognized in Chambers Global in corporate/M&A; Chambers Canada in corporate/commercial: Québec; IFLR1000 and The Legal 500 Canada in capital markets; The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as Most Frequently Recommended in Corporate Mid-Market, Corporate Commercial Law, and Corporate Finance & Securities as well as a Leading Lawyer in Private Equity Law and M&A; and The Best Lawyers in Canada in corporate governance practice (Lawyer of the Year 2018), corporate law, leveraged buyouts and private equity law, M&A law (Lawyer of the Year 2018) and securities law. She is the recipient of a 2017 Lexpert Zenith Award for her contribution to the advancement of women in the legal profession. Franziska is a member of the Board of Directors of Saputo Inc.