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

Cameroon  
Rank: 109 · Score: 25.0  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 23.3   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 28.7   M&A volume (quartile) Bottom
GDP per capita (US$) 1,230.5   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 5.3   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 109 5, 16, 16, 16, 16 25.0
1 Economic Activity 41 65, 69, 72, 101, 84 88.1
2 Depth of Capital Market 112 5, 12, 14, 13, 13 6.9
3 Taxation 107 16, 17, 17, 19, 18 72.3
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 99 22, 22, 22, 25, 26 47.4
5 Human and Social Environment 100 22, 19, 17, 25, 25 31.7
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 99 23, 22, 23, 25, 26 33.8


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Cameroon  
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
Ivory Coast 83.3 12.9 58.6 54.2 52.8 35.7
Rwanda 85.5 10.6 92.3 59.5 62.2 30.9
Algeria 81.6 6.3 93.3 40.6 31.9 50.1
Cameroon 88.1 6.9 72.3 47.4 31.7 33.8
Ethiopia 94.7 6.6 88.9 39.0 36.2 33.2
Senegal 79.1 5.4 61.8 55.6 39.4 36.0
Madagascar 80.3 5.8 92.7 43.4 29.5 40.2
Last updated: 8 August 2016