Barca Bank On Rakbank For UAE
By Shantanu Srivastav | July 11, 2018
Spanish football champions Barcelona have signed a regional partnership with UAE-based financial services company, National Bank of Ras Al Khaimah (Rakbank).
The three-year deal, which can extend to 2023, will see Rakbank serve as the official bank of the LaLiga title holders across the state.
As part of the agreement, new products will be launched with a shared brand across both entities, including MasterCard Platinum debit and credit cards.
In addition, Rakbank clients will receive access to Barca products and be given the opportunity to attend matches.
Rakbank’s CEO, Peter England, said: “We are very pleased with the strategic alliance between Rakbank and FC Barcelona. The spirit of football is timeless and we aim to deliver unique value propositions through the Rakbank co-branded Credit, Debit Cards, and other banking products.
“This also includes the BarçaRewards benefits, which will directly benefit those Barça fans who are here in the United Arab Emirates and aims to offer exciting football benefits and privileges.”