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

Morocco  
Rank: 64 · Score: 52.9  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 35.3   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 103.6   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 2,935.0   Venture capital investments (quartile) 3rd
GDP growth (per cent) 4.8   Private equity investments (quartile) 3rd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 64 65, 67, 64, 61, 61 52.9
1 Economic Activity 54 65, 56, 70, 54, 71 78.0
2 Depth of Capital Market 55 75, 73, 72, 70, 70 52.5
3 Taxation 28 99, 97, 98, 94, 97 107.2
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 60 54, 61, 56, 59, 65 60.4
5 Human and Social Environment 117 28, 33, 19, 11, 8 25.5
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 60 43, 52, 55, 64, 65 52.8


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Morocco  
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
South Africa 48.5 78.8 110.9 71.1 40.1 66.3
Mauritius 60.9 57.1 102.1 80.2 46.5 47.5
Kenya 73.7 54.7 90.6 65.3 48.1 50.6
Morocco 78.0 52.5 107.2 60.4 25.5 52.8
Egypt 77.6 59.7 85.0 44.7 30.9 48.7
Tunisia 60.4 45.2 107.4 59.5 36.9 55.9
Nigeria 72.6 56.1 53.9 52.2 33.1 42.1
Last updated: 3 Feb 2018