BIG Shopping Centers Ltd. ("BIG") - headquartered in Herzelia,
Israel - was founded in 1994 by Yehuda Naftali with the vision of
developing American styled open-air shopping centers in Israel.
Today, the company operates in three countries - Israel, the United
States and Serbia - where it has ownership (entire or partnership)
in 58 projects, 51 of them being operational shopping centers and
7 under development.
BIG is a publicly traded company, traded on the Tel Aviv Stock
Exchange, and listed in the TA 100 Index (top 100 companies in
the stock exchange).
The company was traded on the TASE on May 2016 at over $700
million, and it's total balance sheet assets on December 31, 2015
was at $1.995 billion.
*Values in this book were derived from an exchange rate of 3.75 NIS/1 $US