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  • Manufacturing, Transportation & Distribution
  • Energy
  • Private equity

Tracy Hennesy




Executive summary

Tracy Hennesy is Grant Thornton's market managing principal in Houston and a partner in the firm's Mergers & Acquisitions Tax Services practice. Equipped with over 16 years of experience, she provides valuable, in-depth advice at all points of the transaction timeline.

Specifically, Tracy provides buy-side and sell-side tax due diligence; IRC Section 382 analyses; transaction cost analyses; E&P and stock basis studies; as well as tax structure modeling for clients that are contemplating potential sales/purchases, including cross-border transactions. In addition, Tracy has experience helping clients manage and address various post-transaction tax considerations, including making the proper tax elections and tax return filings; considering post-transaction legal entity planning and justification; remediating tax exposures identified in the due diligence process; and identifying and implementing cash tax savings opportunities.

Tracy has served a wide variety of clients, specifically those in the private equity, energy, and manufacturing and distribution industries.




Professional qualifications and memberships


  • Certified and licensed Public Accountant in Illinois and Texas (Grant Thornton Advisors LLC is not a licensed CPA firm)



Community involvement


  • Tracy serves on the Board of Directors of Heroes for Children, a Texas-based charitable organization, whose mission is to provide financial and social assitance to families with children battling cancer.





  • Bachelor’s of Business Administration degrees in Accounting and Finance from Loyola University Chicago (graduated with honors, Magna Cum Laude)

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