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

Namibia  
Rank: 93 · Score: 36.7  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 2.5   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 12.7   M&A volume (quartile) 2nd
GDP per capita (US$) 5,165.2   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 4.8   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 93 35, 35, 35, 33, 32 36.7
1 Economic Activity 121 8, 5, 20, 6, 4 48.7
2 Depth of Capital Market 95 32, 32, 32, 31, 30 20.3
3 Taxation 81 44, 50, 51, 45, 44 90.6
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 33 96, 90, 91, 93, 92 73.7
5 Human and Social Environment 55 66, 54, 67, 67, 70 52.1
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 107 18, 21, 20, 19, 18 31.4


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Namibia  
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 93.3 30.6 71.3 56.8 34.0 31.7
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
Last updated: 8 August 2016