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

Egypt  
Rank: 70 · Score: 50.0  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 88.0   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 307.4   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 3,494.2   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 3.4   Private equity investments (quartile) 3rd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 70 68, 62, 56, 53, 55 50.0
1 Economic Activity 64 47, 52, 45, 37, 61 83.6
2 Depth of Capital Market 50 80, 81, 81, 76, 75 55.4
3 Taxation 95 40, 38, 40, 36, 30 84.5
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 98 39, 31, 26, 24, 27 47.8
5 Human and Social Environment 119 13, 12, 6, 5, 6 21.5
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 78 68, 72, 66, 46, 47 48.7


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Egypt  
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
Morocco 85.7 55.6 106.9 59.5 30.0 53.2
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
Last updated: 8 August 2016