Fiserv reported Tuesday that processing and services revenues for the third quarter were $712.0 million, a 26% increase over the third quarter of last year. Net income per share-diluted for the third quarter was $0.41 per share, compared to $0.34 per share for 3Q/02. During the third quarter, Fiserv completed five acquisitions including the EDS Credit Union Industry Group based in Plano, Texas; Chase Credit Research and Chase Credit Systems based in North Hollywood, California; Unisure located in Cincinnati, Ohio; Insurance Management Solutions Group located in St. Petersburg, Florida; and, General American Corporation, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Fiserv also signed new business during the third quarter with Cardtronics; SAS Institute; Arch Coal; and, HSBC Mortgage Corporation. Fiserv also substantially increased its relationship with London-based Abbey National Bank to include a two-and-a-half-year outsourcing agreement to support the banks business banking operations. For complete details on Fiserv’s third quarter performance visit CardData ([www.carddata.com]).