NextCard Inc. said Monday that it has signed an agreement to buy Textron National Bank, a subsidiary of Textron Financial Corp.

NextCard, which offers Visa cards geared toward use for Internet purchases, says it will change Textron Bank's name to NextBank NA and use it to issue its own credit cards, which now come from a community bank in Silicon Valley, Heritage Bank of Commerce. NextCard Visas have been available since December 1997.

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