DKN 0.00% 79.5¢ dkn financial group limited

finally on the move

  1. 111 Posts.
    DKN have been very weak since the 20c option expiry concluded some 12 months ago and the company raised around 7M for growth.

    More recently the company announced it was in discussions to purchase the funds management business of Austchoice .

    This is a very profitable business in a strong growth phase according to the press releases on this buisness on www.moneymanagement.com.au

    AustChoice posts strong revenue rise
    John Wilkinson


    AustChoice Financial Services has reported a 51 per cent rise in revenues to report a pre-tax profit of $4 million.

    Revenues for the year ending June 2002, were $5.15 million compared to $2.63 million in the previous 12 months.

    AustChoice managing director Roger Gumley says the strong results were achieved by expansion of the co-operative financial services distribution company.

    “This has been another very strong trading year, achieved by more financial planners using our expanded range of products and services,” he says.

    “We have turned this strong revenue growth into a substantial increase in operating profit which is distributed to participating adviser shareholders as cash dividends and equity allocations.”

    Planners, who own 80 per cent of AustChoice, will share fully franked dividends of $2.82 million, which is double last financial year’s distribution figure.

    Gumley says the co-operative’s funds under advice have risen 30 per cent to $1.3 billion by the end of the 2002 financial year.

    Earlier this year, AustChoice confirmed it had been approached by a number of groups offering to acquire the business.

    AustChoice appointed accountants Pitcher Partners and lawyers


 
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