CERTIFICATION OF CEO PURSUANT TO
18 U.S.C. SECTION
AS ADOPTED PURSUANT TO
SECTION 906 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002
In connection with the Annual Report on
Form 10-K of Newcastle Investment Corp. (the Company) for the annual period ended December 31, 2009 as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the date hereof (the Report), Kenneth M. Riis, as Chief
Executive Officer of the Company, hereby certifies, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350, as adopted pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, that, to the best of his knowledge:
||The Report fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; and |
||The information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.
|/s/ Kenneth M. Riis|
|Kenneth M. Riis|
|Chief Executive Officer|
February 19, 2010
This certification accompanies the Report pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and shall not, except to the extent required by the
Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, be deemed filed by the Company for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
A signed original of this written statement required by Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 has been provided to the Company and will be retained by the Company and furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission or its
staff upon request.