First Data Acquires Datawire

First Data Corp. (NYSE: FDC) has acquired the assets of Datawire Communication Networks Inc., a Toronto-based provider of a mobile and ecommerce VXN transaction network. No financial terms were disclosed. Datawire had raised over US$10 million in VC funding between 2000 and 2003, from firms like CIBC Capital Partners, EdgeStone Capital Partners, Global Asset Capital, GrowthWorks and Telesystem Ltd.