MBNA’s division in Spain, MBNA Espana, has signed an agent deal with Banco Cooperativo. Initially, MBNA Espana will offer the “Grupo Caja Real” credit card to the more than two million customers of 18 of Banco Cooperativo’s member banks. Banco Cooperativo is a co-operative of 75 regional banks throughout Spain. MBNA Espana, which began operations last year, also markets its credit card products under its own brand and through affinity partners, according to The RAM Report ([www.ramreport.com]). Recent partnerships in Spain include Celta de Vigo CF, Elche CF, Federacion Espanola de Atletismo, Colegio Oficial de Pilotos de Aviacion Comercial, and Associacion Mundial de Educadores Infantiles.