GXS Bulks Up with UDEX

GXS, a Gaithersburg, Md.-based provider of B2B ecommerce solutions, has acquired UDEX Ltd., a < ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Newport, UK-based provider of product data quality services. No financial terms were disclosed. GXS is a portfolio company of Francisco Partners and Norwest Venture Partners, while UDEX had raised over $20 million in VC funding from firms like 3i Group, Northbridge Ventures and Montagu Private Equity. www.gxs.com www.udex.com< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />