Tiger Global, Glade Brook Poised to Gain from Alibaba IPO

A handful of hedge fund firms could be sitting pretty when the Chinese Internet company finally goes public — especially those with private equity arms.

When the Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding likely goes public later this year, the IPO could wind up being one of the biggest and most anticipated in U.S. history.

Published reports say the company — which the Wall Street Journal describes as “a mix of Amazon, eBay and PayPal, with a dash of Google thrown in” — could be valued as high as $200 billion.

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