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

Nigeria  
Rank: 87 · Score: 41.8  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 182.2   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 492.3   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 2,702.1   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 3.6   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 87 39, 37, 36, 40, 38 41.8
1 Economic Activity 94 26, 15, 22, 80, 31 75.9
2 Depth of Capital Market 82 34, 35, 35, 43, 43 28.9
3 Taxation 122 7, 7, 5, 5, 3 49.7
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 90 41, 32, 31, 28, 35 52.8
5 Human and Social Environment 111 44, 44, 28, 17, 14 27.3
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 67 73, 67, 63, 62, 58 53.0


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Nigeria  
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
Egypt 83.6 55.4 84.5 47.8 21.5 48.7
Botswana 64.7 32.8 86.8 69.1 55.2 33.0
Uganda 87.7 32.1 91.8 58.6 40.5 30.8
Nigeria 75.9 28.9 49.7 52.8 27.3 53.0
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
Last updated: 8 August 2016