The Venture Capital & Private Equity
Country Attractiveness Index
Alexander Groh, Heinrich Liechtenstein, Karsten Lieser and Markus Biesinger

Azerbaijan  
Rank: 104 · Score: 29.1  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 9.6   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 55.8   M&A volume (quartile) Bottom
GDP per capita (US$) 5,813.1   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 2.9   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 104 19, 19, 22, 20, 21 29.1
1 Economic Activity 55 24, 66, 86, 63, 70 86.1
2 Depth of Capital Market 111 13, 14, 15, 14, 14 8.1
3 Taxation 34 80, 74, 71, 93, 91 104.9
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 64 65, 71, 65, 61, 61 61.0
5 Human and Social Environment 82 26, 37, 41, 41, 43 39.1
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 92 33, 36, 35, 32, 33 38.1


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Azerbaijan  
Asia
 
 
 
Peer Group Comparison
 
Regional Peers Economic Activity Depth of Capital Market Taxation Investor Protection and
Corporate Governance
Human and Social
Envorinment
Entrepreneurial Culture
and Deal Opportunites
Mongolia 78.9 36.0 71.7 59.7 47.0 48.4
Armenia 63.5 30.9 107.3 60.1 44.4 54.4
Pakistan 89.3 27.4 63.2 51.1 26.0 56.5
Kyrgyzstan 74.4 26.1 68.6 59.4 29.9 42.6
Bangladesh 95.6 20.2 93.8 39.7 23.1 45.9
Azerbaijan 86.1 8.1 104.9 61.0 39.1 38.1
Cambodia 91.8 13.1 80.1 46.5 27.5 28.0
Last updated: 8 August 2016