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

Botswana  
Rank: 83 · Score: 44.8  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 2.3   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 2nd
GDP (US$ billions) 15.1   M&A volume (quartile) Bottom
GDP per capita (US$) 6,693.9   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 2.6   Private equity investments (quartile) 3rd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 83 49, 49, 45, 44, 42 44.8
1 Economic Activity 109 29, 18, 23, 20, 16 64.7
2 Depth of Capital Market 73 47, 45, 44, 45, 52 32.8
3 Taxation 89 58, 42, 42, 38, 36 86.8
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 42 90, 88, 84, 84, 83 69.1
5 Human and Social Environment 45 88, 87, 85, 80, 80 55.2
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 102 31, 31, 28, 21, 23 33.0


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Botswana  
Africa
 
 
 
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
Zambia 81.9 39.7 91.0 66.1 55.1 48.1
Tunisia 71.7 45.4 107.8 58.7 37.5 56.2
Egypt 83.6 55.4 84.5 47.8 21.5 48.7
Botswana 64.7 32.8 86.8 69.1 55.2 33.0
Uganda 87.7 32.1 91.8 58.6 40.5 30.8
Nigeria 75.9 28.9 49.7 52.8 27.3 53.0
Tanzania 93.3 30.6 71.3 56.8 34.0 31.7
Last updated: 8 August 2016