Industries

Education

  • BSc (Hons), Life Sciences, 1991
    Queen's University
  • MBA, Corporate Finance, 1995
    York University
  • LLB, 1995
    Osgoode Hall Law School at York University

Year of Call/Admission

  • Ontario, 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English

Tracy L. Hooey

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Partner


+1 416 868 3439
+1 416 364 7813 (fax)

Tracy Hooey is a partner in the Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions practice group. She has a broad practice advising public and private companies on mergers and acquisitions, asset and share purchase transactions, financings (including venture capital financings), corporate reorganizations, take-over bids and reverse take-over transactions along with corporate and securities law compliance matters. Tracy regularly advises clients regarding corporate governance matters including board practices and committee requirements and private company shareholder arrangements.

In addition, Tracy works extensively with participants in the investment product and wealth management industries. Her fund formation work includes the structuring of investment products (including closed-end funds, mutual funds, private equity funds and pooled funds) and structured limited partnership vehicles created for special purpose acquisitions or alternative asset classes. As a result of her expertise in securities regulatory matters, Tracy is regularly engaged on transaction work in the investment product and wealth management industries, fund governance and registrant compliance matters. This extends to advising new entrants in the fintech space on securities regulatory issues and compliance requirements.

Tracy is an active leader of the firm’s life sciences industry group with significant experience advising clients of varying stages of development in the industry.

Honours and Awards

  • Tracy has been named to the 2013 and 2014 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in the repeatedly recommended list of lawyers in the Investment Funds & Asset Management area.

Membership/Affiliations

  • Member, American Bar Association – Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity & Venture Capital Sub Committees and Life Sciences Task Force
  • Member, Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association
  • Member, Women in Capital Markets
  • Past Chair, Board of Directors, DanceWorks, a not-for-profit presenter of contemporary dance
  • Member, Life Sciences Ontario - Breakfast Meeting Committee
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association