In its biggest deal to date, outsourcer Fiserv Inc. said last week that it would buy bank software firm Information Technology Inc. for $373 million in cash and stock.

Officials as Milwaukee-based Fiserv said the pending acquisition of privately held Information Technology, also known as ITI, will consist of $249 million in cash and the rest in shares of Fiserv common stock. They added they expect the acquisition to be nondilutive, as it will immediately contribute to Fiserv's 1995 earnings.

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