The Company, through its public and private investees, is an owner, developer, and operator of supermarket-anchored shopping centers and retail-based, mixed-use properties located in urban growth markets in North America, Brazil, Israel, Northern, Central and Eastern Europe. The Group continues to look for opportunities within its core business, in geographies in which it already operates as well as other regions. The Company’s shares are listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Ltd. (“TASE”), the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”), and the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”), under the ticker symbol “GZT”. Currently, the Company operates generally through three investment categories: Wholly-owned private subsidiaries that are consolidated in its financial statements and in which the Company outlines the strategy, is responsible for their financing activities, and oversees their operations. These operations are conducted through Gazit-Globe Israel (Development) Ltd. (“Gazit Development”) through the Company’s subsidiaries in Brazil (“Gazit Brazil”) and through the Company’s U.S. subsidiary Gazit Horizons Inc. (“Gazit Horizons”). Public entities under the Company’s control with a similar strategy that are consolidated in its financial statements in which the Company is the largest shareholder. These operations are conducted through Citycon Oyj. (“CTY”) and through Atrium European Real Estate Limited. (“ATR”). Public entities in which the company has a material interest (but not control). These entities are First Capital Realty Inc. (“FCR”), which is presented according to the equity method, and Regency Centers Corporation (“REG”), which is presented at market value as a financial asset.