Six months after buying a stake in the alternative credit bureau Pay Rent Build Credit Inc., the data company MicroBilt Corp. has bought it outright.

The companies said Tuesday that MicroBilt, which provides data to smaller community banks and businesses, has acquired Pay Rent Build Credit. The Annapolis, Md., bureau keeps records of rent, cable, phone, electric, and other recurring bill payments by people with little or no traditional credit history, to help them establish creditworthiness.

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