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

Malawi  
Rank: 96 · Score: 33.4  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 17.2   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 6.3   M&A volume (quartile) Bottom
GDP per capita (US$) 363.8   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 4.0   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 96 32, 29, 30, 30, 29 33.4
1 Economic Activity 92 53, 35, 38, 53, 33 78.3
2 Depth of Capital Market 97 30, 28, 28, 29, 28 18.0
3 Taxation 96 64, 45, 35, 31, 29 84.3
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 85 59, 46, 49, 46, 40 55.1
5 Human and Social Environment 85 68, 62, 49, 39, 40 38.0
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 115 22, 15, 12, 10, 10 27.1


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Malawi  
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
Ghana 86.4 21.0 85.2 65.8 46.3 37.0
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
Last updated: 8 August 2016