UK-based Retail Decisions has agreed to a $314 million cash offer from RD Card, a private equity investment firm. ReD operates in Europe, the USA, Australia and South Africa. The firm posted $69.6 million in revenues for 2005 compared to $40.4 million for 2004. ReD’s fuel card operation is the largest multi-branded card business in Australia accepted at nearly all of the 6,500 fuel stations throughout the country and at around 8,250 other outlets that provide services for business drivers. In the UK and Europe, ReD’s fuel card business, known as “ReD Fuel Cards,” is the UK’s second largest operator in the independent fuel card market with over 65,000 cards in issue and around 6,300 live customer accounts. In December, ReD acquired E Com, Australia’s largest pre-paid card operator. For more details on ReD’s latest results, visit CardData ([www.carddata.com]).