MBNA Corp. reported yesterday that it signed 212 affinity credit card deals in the first six months of this year. MBNA says net income for the second quarter of 2000 rose to $285.4 million, compared with $227.2 million for the second quarter of 1999. Total managed loans at June 30 were $76.3 billion, a $3.3 billion increase over first quarter 2000 and an $11.8 billion increase over second quarter 1999. During the first six months of 2000, MBNA also added 6.8 million new cardholders or 5.3 million new accounts. Delinquency on total managed loans was 4.44% at June 30. Managed loan losses for the second quarter of 2000 were 3.95%. In the first half of 2000, MBNA added 500,000 new accounts via the Internet and expects 1 million new accounts to be added through this source in 2000. For complete details on MBNA’s 2Q/00 performance visit CardData ([www.carddata.com]).