First Data International Completes Acquisition of Argencard, S.A.

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina--( Data International, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment services, completed the acquisition of Argencard, S.A., a leading processor of payment transactions in Argentina and Uruguay. The company also announced that it plans to operate the business under the name of First Data International.

This strategic acquisition firmly establishes First Data's presence in South America, and provides the company an opportunity to further expand its electronic payment processing experience and capabilities across this fast-growing region. Renaming the company allows First Data to leverage the company