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

Jordan  
Rank: 59 · Score: 54.8  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 6.8   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 37.7   M&A volume (quartile) 2nd
GDP per capita (US$) 5,553.8   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 59 64, 70, 67, 66, 66 54.8
1 Economic Activity 95 31, 36, 31, 33, 30 75.8
2 Depth of Capital Market 59 68, 70, 70, 67, 66 48.0
3 Taxation 85 61, 55, 55, 48, 40 88.4
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 100 33, 34, 30, 29, 25 46.7
5 Human and Social Environment 59 71, 76, 68, 69, 66 50.4
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 54 61, 64, 67, 71, 71 57.1


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Jordan  
Middle East
 
 
 
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
Saudi Arabia 92.8 69.4 91.3 72.0 64.0 47.9
United Arab Emirates 91.6 71.9 26.9 79.3 81.0 43.3
Bahrain 88.1 55.8 100.4 63.6 54.6 44.5
Jordan 75.8 48.0 88.4 46.7 50.4 57.1
Oman 68.4 61.5 92.0 65.3 50.2 33.7
Qatar 23.6 62.2 98.9 71.2 80.5 30.8
Lebanon 82.1 42.6 97.3 45.0 36.5 36.2
Last updated: 8 August 2016