Atlanta-based Equifax Inc., which provides consumer credit information, acquired the Costa Rican company Datum for an undisclosed amount.

Datum collects and provides consumer credit data to banks, telecommunications companies, retail and insurance businesses in the Central American country.

“The acquisition of this innovative, market-leading company is an indication of our commitment to the rapidly growing Costa Rican market, and further confirmation of our strategy to grow our presence internationally,” said Paulino Barros, president of Equifax’s international business, in a news release.

Equifax operates an IT, data processing and customer support center with 500 employees in Costa Rica and in 2010, it doubled the size of the center.

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