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

Bangladesh  
Rank: 93 · Score: 37.4  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 163.0   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 216.3   M&A volume (quartile) 2nd
GDP per capita (US$) 1,327.2   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 7.2   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 93 29, 28, 28, 31, 32 37.4
1 Economic Activity 9 92, 107, 108, 114, 116 93.1
2 Depth of Capital Market 95 30, 30, 29, 28, 30 21.3
3 Taxation 98 50, 55, 55, 30, 27 83.8
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 105 4, 3, 3, 15, 20 44.3
5 Human and Social Environment 110 9, 8, 6, 15, 15 29.9
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 89 32, 28, 31, 36, 36 41.9


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Bangladesh  
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
Pakistan 84.1 55.6 66.6 50.7 32.1 50.7
Armenia 50.7 35.1 104.1 64.7 47.2 52.5
Mongolia 56.4 27.4 86.6 60.6 42.2 43.4
Bangladesh 93.1 21.3 83.8 44.3 29.9 41.9
Kyrgyzstan 53.0 25.6 64.1 56.6 32.3 37.0
Azerbaijan 63.3 6.9 105.3 70.3 41.4 55.2
Cambodia 77.0 11.8 69.2 46.0 30.3 27.8
Last updated: 4 Feb 2018