Ivan Platonov is currently a research manager at EqualOcean, where he leads the analyst team. He focuses on technological disruption across sectors in China. Ivan is experienced in strategy consulting and macroeconomic research, he holds a B.S. degree in International Finance and a Master of International Business degree from the Central University of Finance and Economics.
[Reuters] "Sanctions-hit Huawei ramps up investment in Chinese tech sector"
“Most of these companies are small, niche players who are good at what they do, but they are not necessarily globally competitive,” said Ivan Platonov, who tracks China’s chip sector at research company EqualOcean.
https://www.reuters.com/article/china-huawei-tech-investment-idUSKBN26K0AE4 March 2021
[Nikkei Asia] "Alibaba becomes most valuable Asian company as market cap tops $500bn"
"[China's] continually growing real disposable income, with more new cities stepping up the tier-system ladder, has been positively contributing to Alibaba's stock performance," said Ivan Platonov, an analyst at Beijing-based consultancy EqualOcean. He also said retail -- Alibaba's biggest revenue generator so far -- is not extremely vulnerable to the recent trade tussles, unlike hardware, logistics and other sectors. "Global investors," Platonov said, "are seemingly buying into this story."
https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Markets/Alibaba-becomes-most-valuable-Asian-company-as-market-cap-tops-500bn4 March 2021
[GizChina] "HUAWEI IS STEPPING UP INVESTMENT IN CHINESE CHIP STARTUPS – GROOMING SUPPLY CHAINS"
Ivan Platonov, an analyst at research firm EqualOcean that tracks the Chinese chip industry, said: “Most of these companies are small niche companies that are good at their own businesses but not necessarily globally competitive.”
https://www.gizchina.com/2020/09/30/huawei-is-stepping-up-investment-in-chinese-chip-startups-grooming-supply-chains/4 March 2021