The National Bank of Ras Al Khaimah becomes the Club’s Official Bank in the United Arab Emirates
FC Barcelona has announced a new regional sponsorship agreement with the National Bank of Ras Al Khaimah (RAKBANK),
The deal sees RAKBANK become the Official Bank of the club in the United Arab Emirates for the next three years, with the option of an additional two years.
The signing of the agreement became official today (Tuesday 10th) in an event that took place at the Presidential Box at the Camp Nou attended by FC Barcelona’s CEO Òscar Grau and RAKBANK’s Managing Director of Personal Banking, Frederic de Melker.
The agreement includes the launch of new products with a shared brand across both entities, including MasterCard Platinum debit and credit cards. Moreover, the RAKBANK clients who are Barça fans will be able to access the club’s products and will have opportunities to watch their favourite players at matches in Barcelona, among other advantages.
RAKBANK’s Managing Director of Personal Banking, Frederic de Melker, said: “We are delighted to partner with FC Barcelona, one of the world’s leading football clubs, to become their official bank in the country.
“UAE is a football loving nation of dedicated fans who avidly follow the game. Therefore, we deemed it fit to bring their favourite club closer home by building increased affinity of the segment with the club and RAKBANK.”