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

Ivory Coast  
Rank: 97 · Score: 33.1  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 22.7   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 31.9   M&A volume (quartile) 2nd
GDP per capita (US$) 1,403.9   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 8.2   Private equity investments (quartile) 3rd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 97 14, 18, 20, 26, 28 33.1
1 Economic Activity 67 6, 55, 44, 83, 58 83.3
2 Depth of Capital Market 102 20, 23, 23, 22, 23 12.9
3 Taxation 121 66, 8, 7, 6, 4 58.6
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 86 8, 13, 21, 31, 39 54.2
5 Human and Social Environment 52 9, 29, 47, 62, 73 52.8
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 97 13, 11, 18, 26, 28 35.7


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Ivory Coast  
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
Kenya 20.5 27.8 87.7 57.2 46.9 50.8
Namibia 48.7 20.3 90.6 73.7 52.1 31.4
Malawi 78.3 18.0 84.3 55.1 38.0 27.1
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
Last updated: 8 August 2016