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Tracey L Hooey Toronto Lawyer

Tracy L. Hooey

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Ontario, 1997
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto


Tracy Hooey is Vice Chair of Fasken's Business Law practice in Ontario. Her practice is focused on securities and mergers and acquisitions.   She advises public and private clients on a range of transactional matters including securities offerings, acquisitions and divestitures, investment product structuring and corporate governance and securities law compliance matters.

Tracy has a broad practice advising public and private companies on mergers and acquisitions, asset and share purchase transactions, securities offerings, corporate reorganizations 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.

Tracy also works extensively with participants in the investment product and wealth management industries.  She advises clients on fund formation matters including the structuring of public retail funds, private equity and venture capital funds, pooled funds and structured limited partnership vehicles created for special purpose acquisitions or alternative asset classes. As a result of her securities regulatory experience, Tracy is regularly engaged in transaction work in the investment product and wealth management industries, fund governance and registrant compliance matters including for new entrants in the fintech space that require assistance navigating the securities regulatory 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.



  • Recognized in Securities Law in Toronto, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018 to 2024
  • Named in the Repeatedly Recommended list of Lawyers in the Investment Funds & Asset Management Area, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2013 to 2014

Client Work

  • Metamaterial Inc. closes business combination with Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc.,
  • Majority investment in Meazure Learning by Gryphon Investors,
  • Experlogix, LLC Acquires Xpertdoc Technologies, Inc.,
  • 4Front Ventures Corp. Completes a C$17.25 million Bought Deal Public Offering,
  • Metamaterial Technologies Inc. acquires Continental Precious Minerals Inc. in a reverse takeover transaction,
  • Foresters Asset Management acquired by Fiera Capital,
  • Gallagher Benefit Services Group acquires Leystone Insurance & Financial,
  • Nuuvera completes qualifying transaction and US$20 million equity financing,
  • Gallagher Benefit Services Group acquires the DiBrina Group,

Career & Education


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

Memberships & 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
  • Member, Life Sciences Ontario - Breakfast Meeting Committee
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association


Fasken Institute



Speaking Engagements

Access to Capital Panel Life Sciences Ontario (LSO) Knowledge & Networking Forum location location Toronto Toronto, ON
Access to Capital Panel Life Sciences Ontario (LSO) Knowledge & Networking Forum location location Toronto


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