Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA, BABAF) is one of the most controversial companies when it comes to investor opinion. Many believe it is a great business at a bargain price, whilst others believe the risks mean it is untouchable, even at a significant discount.
Putting the risks aside for a moment, there is a lot to love about Alibaba:
- the world’s largest global e-commerce platform, bigger than Amazon (AMZN) and JD.com (JD) combined based on GMV;
- a Cloud computing business in China which is a leader in a market which is expected to grow rapidly in the coming years;
- a dominant position in China and an increasing presence across Southeast Asia meaning it is…