Equifax has acquired Datum, the leading national credit reporting company in Costa Rica. Financial details of the transactions were not disclosed.

Datum collects, synthesizes and provides consumer credit data to banks, telecommunications companies, retail and insurance businesses across Costa Rica. The company is headquartered in San Jose.

Equifax currently operates a global Shared Services Center in Costa Rica that provides IT, data processing and customer support. In 2010, the company doubled the size of the Center, where it has more than 500 employees.

Source: Equifax Press Release