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

Malawi  
Rank: 98 · Score: 32.1  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 18.1   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 5.5   M&A volume (quartile) Bottom
GDP per capita (US$) 303.3   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 4.5   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 98 27, 29, 29, 27, 27 32.1
1 Economic Activity 111 10, 21, 16, 13, 14 52.4
2 Depth of Capital Market 98 28, 29, 28, 27, 27 17.2
3 Taxation 97 35, 31, 29, 31, 28 84.2
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 83 47, 45, 40, 41, 42 54.0
5 Human and Social Environment 84 48, 38, 38, 46, 41 38.7
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 106 20, 19, 22, 28, 19 31.1


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

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
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
Malawi 52.4 17.2 84.2 54.0 38.7 31.1
Rwanda 63.0 10.5 79.9 60.3 62.5 28.6
Algeria 71.0 7.8 93.1 41.3 32.7 48.0
Ethiopia 87.4 6.9 88.3 31.5 37.7 28.7
Last updated: 3 Feb 2018