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

Ivory Coast  
Rank: 87 · Score: 42.0  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 23.7   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 34.9   M&A volume (quartile) 2nd
GDP per capita (US$) 1,473.9   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 7.6   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 87 30, 33, 33, 35, 38 42.0
1 Economic Activity 62 45, 60, 49, 61, 63 74.5
2 Depth of Capital Market 75 31, 33, 32, 40, 50 35.6
3 Taxation 122 7, 6, 4, 3, 3 40.7
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 88 21, 31, 42, 37, 37 51.5
5 Human and Social Environment 53 46, 63, 74, 71, 72 51.0
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 107 10, 17, 21, 21, 18 29.8


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

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
Botswana 53.9 39.6 87.4 63.5 54.3 42.2
Zambia 66.4 39.2 100.2 60.3 41.1 33.9
Uganda 71.0 27.5 91.9 57.0 41.3 40.1
Ivory Coast 74.5 35.6 40.7 51.5 51.0 29.8
Tanzania 82.4 31.2 56.0 59.8 35.2 35.3
Ghana 79.4 24.5 86.5 64.7 44.2 33.2
Namibia 36.2 26.1 90.5 73.2 52.8 29.0
Last updated: 3 Feb 2018