As a partner who focuses on capital markets, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and private equity, Franziska advises on Canadian and international public and private acquisitions, divestitures, securities issuances, investments and joint ventures. She frequently advises corporations, private equity firms and financial advisers on public and private cross-border M&A, as well as issuers and underwriters on public offerings and private placements. Known for her expertise in corporate governance, Franziska 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 a member of the Board of Directors of Saputo Inc. and is a Director and secretary of La Fondation Le Chaînon. She is also a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Select Recognition: 2017 Lexpert Zenith Award; Chambers Global; Chambers Canada; IFLR1000; The Legal 500 Canada; The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; The Best Lawyers in Canada’s Montréal Corporate Governance Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year 2018.