Newcastle Investment Corp. is principally engaged in the management of real estate related investments and related financing vehicles in the US. The company has a diversified portfolio of debt of commercial and residential real estate. The company`s investments include commercial mortgage backed securities, senior unsecured debt issued by property real estate investment trusts, credit leased real estate, asset backed securities and mortgage loans. The company focuses on securities rated A through BB with first loss credit protection. The company has three asset classes including commercial, residential and corporate debt. The company caters to several industries including retail, diversified, office, multifamily, hotel, healthcare, storage, restaurants, transportation, gaming, theatre and industrial. The company is headquartered in New York, the US.