Newcastle Investment Corp. (Newcastle) is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company focuses on investing in, and managing, a range of real estate related and other investments. The Company's segments include debt investments financed with collateralized debt obligations (CDOs), other debt investments (Other Debt), investment in golf properties and facilities (Golf) and corporate. The Company invests in real estate related debt and golf related real estate and operations. The Company's golf business includes approximately 90 properties in the United States that the Company leases, owns or manages. The Company's investment portfolio includes debt investments, such as commercial assets, residential assets, corporate assets, and other investments, such as golf investment. The Company is externally managed and advised by an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group LLC (Fortress) (the Manager).