TORONTO and TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gazit-Globe (NYSE:GZT) (TSX:GZT) (TASE:GZT), one of the world's leading multi-national real estate companies focused on acquisition, development and redevelopment of supermarket-anchored shopping centers in major urban markets, announced that Gazit-Globe's Chairman, Chaim Katzman, Executive Vice Chairman, Dori Segal, President, Roni Soffer, and EVP and CFO, Gil Kotler, visited the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) yesterday to celebrate the company's recent listing of its shares. Gazit's Chairman, Chaim Katzman, rang the opening bell.
Chaim Katzman, Gazit-Globe's Chairman, commented: "Canada has been a core market for Gazit-Globe over the past two decades and our listing on the TSX represents a further step in strengthening the company's relationship with the Canadian market. We believe that our listing in Toronto is highly beneficial both for the company and for the TSX as we continue to enhance our position as a global leader in commercial real estate in the years ahead."
The Company's shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol GZT.
TSX link to event video: http://www.tmx.com/en/news_events/broadcast_centre/events_calendar.html
Gazit-Globe is one of the largest owners, developers and operators of predominantly supermarket-anchored shopping centers in major urban markets around the world. Gazit-Globe is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:GZT), the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:GZT) and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE:GZT) and is included in the TA-25 and Real-Estate 15 indices in Israel. Gazit-Globe owns and operates 584 properties in more than 20 countries, with a gross leasable area of approximately 6.7 million square meters and a total value of more than US$21 billion.
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FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
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CONTACT: For additional information: Gil Kotler, Senior Executive VP and CFO Gazit-Globe Ltd. 1 HaShalom Rd. Tel Aviv, Israel 67892 +972 3 694 8000