Momentum Pacific ("Momentum") is a Sydney based corporate finance business led by Kevin Jacobson.
Kevin Jacobson established Momentum in 2003 after retiring as a Managing Director of international Investment Bank, JPMorgan.
Kevin established his reputation between 1990 and 2010 as one of Australia's leading Mergers and Acquisitions practitioners having been lead adviser during this period on some of Australia's largest and most complex transactions, including but not limited to the:
- $4.6 billion sale of MLC Funds Management to National Australia Bank;
- $3.0 billion merger of Caltex and Ampol;
- $2.1 billion capital restructuring and acquisition by Metcash of Foodland Australia; and
- $700 million disposal of the Franklins Supermarkets chain.
Following the merger of Momentum Corporate with Miles Advisory Partners ("Miles") in October 2013, Kevin was appointed as a Senior Advisor to Miles, remaining involved as a trusted adviser on Miles' corporate advisory matters. Since that date Momentum's main focus has moved to direct private equity investment. Kevin remains a trusted adviser and consultant to the CEO/Boards of various private companies.