EX-32.1 12 d66710_ex32-1.htm CERTIFICATION

 

 

EXHIBIT 32.1

 

CERTIFICATION OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

PURSUANT TO

18 U.S.C. SECTION 1350,

AS ADOPTED PURSUANT TO

SECTION 906 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002

 

In connection with the Annual Report of The Bear Stearns Companies Inc. (the “Company”) on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended November 30, 2005 as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the date hereof (the “Report”), I, James E. Cayne, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, certify, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350, as adopted pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, that to my knowledge:

 

1. The Report fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; and

 

2. The information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.

 

Date: February 13, 2006

 

/s/ James E. Cayne

James E. Cayne

Chairman of the Board,

Chief Executive Officer