Tech firm DFNN ups stake in lucrative gaming trade

Technology firm DFNN Inc. is scaling up its interest in the lucrative gaming business by acquiring 25-percent direct stake in Inter-Active Entertainment Solutions Technologies Inc. (IEST), provider of betting and gaming solutions to the state-owned Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor). The proposed investment in IEST, an investee company of DFNN’s subsidiary Pacific Gaming Investments,…

DFNN offers unit’s stake to British firm

THE DIVERSIFIED Financial Network Inc. (DFNN) group has given London-based Betfair International ENC the option to acquire a 40-percent stake in an overseas unit involved in the gaming business. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, DFNN said Betfair would have the option to acquire the strategic stake in Interactive Entertainment Solutions Technologies (IEST),…

DFNN deal with Singaporean technology firm hits snag

MANILA, Philippines – A plan by Singaporean technology services provider Fastech Synergy Ltd. to acquire 100 percent of locally listed Diversified Financial Network Inc.’s overseas gaming technology arm Pacific Gaming Investments Pte. Ltd. (PGI) for $91 million is experiencing rough sailing. DFNN revealed yesterday it received communication from Fastech that the proposed structure for the…

DFNN unit to buy 90% of Cambodian gaming firm for $4.2M

Diversified Financial Network Inc. (DFNN) said Wednesday its Singaporean unit Pacific Gaming Investments Pte. Limited will acquire a 90-percent stake in a Cambodian slot machine operator for $4.2 million. DFNN said Pacific Gaming has conducted a due diligence audit on Poseidon Co. Limited of Cambodia and decided to push through with its acquisition. From June…

DFNN subsidiary buys stake in betting company

(Business World (Philippines) Via Thomson Dialog NewsEdge) Publicly listed IT solutions provider and systems integrator Diversified Financial Network, Inc. (DFNN) has acquired a 33.33% stake in a Southeast Asian gaming company through its Singapore-based subsidiary. In a statement, the company said it bought into Interactive Entertainment Technology Solutions, a gaming company involved in event betting,…

DFNN.com lists shares in PSE

Not even a sluggish stock market could prevent Diversified Financial Network, Inc. (DFNN.com) from undertaking an initial public offering as the company gears up for its expansion plans along global lines, the way information technology (IT) firms basically shape their businesses. DFNN.com earned yesterday the distinction of being the first fully operating web-based company to…

SEC clears DFNN operations

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has given the go-signal for the Diversified Financial Network Inc. com (DFNN), an Internet service provider (ISP) and a pioneer on local online stock trading, to proceed with its operations. The SEC said that since DFNN merely provides the connection like the phone companies through which orders are delivered…