First Data Corp. has agreed to offer its credit card-issuer clients — all 1,400 of them — the services of Inc., a fellow Atlanta company that auctions portfolios of distressed debt.

CollectionsX opened its Web site for business in September and has auctioned “several hundreds of million of dollars of face-value accounts,” said Patrick Beharelle, president. CollectionsX usually gets a commission of 3% to 5%.

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