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

Jordan  
Rank: 70 · Score: 50.8  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 9.8   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 38.7   M&A volume (quartile) 2nd
GDP per capita (US$) 3,949.9   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 2.1   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 70 63, 62, 58, 52, 55 50.8
1 Economic Activity 99 39, 41, 40, 28, 26 60.0
2 Depth of Capital Market 58 64, 59, 55, 55, 67 50.3
3 Taxation 77 55, 48, 40, 43, 48 92.3
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 113 30, 29, 24, 11, 12 38.0
5 Human and Social Environment 57 67, 69, 68, 69, 68 48.3
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 70 64, 71, 65, 59, 55 50.8


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

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 80.5 69.7 92.1 69.4 58.8 47.0
Bahrain 70.3 55.4 100.9 66.5 50.1 49.4
Qatar 84.1 34.8 99.5 49.6 74.3 61.2
Jordan 60.0 50.3 92.3 38.0 48.3 50.8
Oman 48.7 54.0 89.8 63.5 51.0 33.6
Kuwait 66.7 42.4 90.9 55.9 41.8 31.8
Lebanon 68.4 31.3 97.3 43.8 36.8 51.2
Last updated: 3 Feb 2018