Robert W. Sweet, Jr.
Bob Sweet practices in the areas of securities law, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions, with a particular emphasis on the technology sector. He has represented public and private issuers, underwriters, financial institutions and investors in a wide range of transactions, including public offerings and private placements, acquisitions and divestitures. Bob also advises boards of directors and company management on SEC compliance, disclosure and corporate governance matters.
After law school, Bob served as law clerk to Associate Justice Herbert P. Wilkins of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
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The following is a brief summary of Robert's experience and accomplishments:
Acted as lead counsel on initial public offerings and secondary offerings by Color Kinetics, Hittite Microwave Corporation, eXcelon Corporation (formerly Object Design), GZA GeoEnvironmental Technologies, KVH Industries, MRO Software (formerly Project Software & Development, Inc.), NetGenesis Corp., Powersoft Corporation, PRI Automation, Progress Software and Transition Systems.
Advised a wide range of technology companies on business acquisitions, including:
Art Technology Group in its acquisitions of Primus Knowledge Solutions and eStara
Color Kinetics in its acquisition by Philips
eXcelon in its acquisition of C-Bridge Internet Solutions
International Data Group in the divestiture of its subsidiary Hungry Minds
MRO Software in its acquisition by IBM
Powersoft in its acquisition by Sybase
PRI Automation in its acquisition by Brooks Automation
Transition Systems in its acquisition by Eclipsys Corporation.