Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Gazit-Globe Ltd. was incorporated in Israel in May 1982. The Company is a limited liability corporation, and it operates under the Israeli Companies Law 5759-1999. We believe we are one of the largest owners and operators of supermarket-anchored shopping centers in the world. Our more than 620 properties have a gross leasable area, or GLA, of approximately 73 million square feet and are geographically diversified across over 20 countries, including the United States, Canada, Finland, Sweden, Poland, the Czech Republic, Israel, Germany and Brazil. We acquire, develop and redevelop well-located, supermarket-anchored neighborhood and community shopping centers in densely-populated areas with high barriers to entry and attractive demographic trends. Our properties are typically located in countries characterized by stable GDP growth, political and economic stability and strong credit ratings. We issued our first prospectus on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange in January 1983. ... More ...