Equifax Inc. has bought the remaining interest in Transax PLC, the London-based check guarantee company.

Transax - which has operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, New Zealand, and Australia - will become a division of Equifax Europe and will be headed by group director Nick Bevan. Mr. Bevan succeeds Craig Walsh, who is chief executive of Transax, one of its founders, and a primary shareholder. Mr. Walsh is retiring.

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