Electronic Data Systems

(EDS)

acquired

TransAlliance LP

, a regional electronic funds transfer company based in Bellevue, Wash.

Financial terms weren't disclosed. For the past five years, EDS, a software and technology consulting company, was a 50-50 joint venture partner in TransAlliance with 21 banks.

EDS, which is based in Plano, Texas, handles more than 200 million automated teller machine and debit transactions a month.

Last week, EDS reported revenue of $19.2 billion for 2000.

In recent

New York Stock Exchange

trading, EDS gained 8 cents, or 0.1%, to $63.82.