Review the opening case in chapter 12: Alibaba’s Record-Setting IPO
- Why did Alibaba’s owners decide to take the company public? What benefits did the decision offer the company?
- Why did Jack Ma decide to list his company on the New York Stock Exchange rather than in Hong Kong? Was it a good decision for his company?
- Why did Alibaba attract so much interest from investors? Should investors expect to earn significant profits from shares in Alibaba?