China’s Alibaba is a global powerhouse — an e-commerce ecosystem bigger than Amazon.com (AMZN) and eBay (EBAY) combined. Within the next few months, the company will go public, and the Alibaba IPO is expected to be massive, potentially raising more than $20 billion to put it on par with some of the biggest IPOs of all time.
Not bad for a company founded in an apartment. By an English teacher.
It’s facts like these that make the Alibaba IPO one of the more interesting offerings to come around in some time. We’ve already tackled some of the trivia, though — now, I’ll answer some questions to help investors better understand the Alibaba IPO. Read