Concentrex Inc., a vendor with a 22-year history of providing software to the financial services industry, has agreed to be bought out by the check printer John H. Harland Co. for $140 million in a deal announced Monday.

Concentrex, of Portland, Ore., appears to be a victim of its own ambitious plans to expand beyond its roots as a supplier of compliance software to community banks. Three acquisitions aimed at raising its Internet banking profile pushed the company into default with its lenders.

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