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

Nigeria  
Rank: 72 · Score: 50.1  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 186.0   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 398.1   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 2,140.2   Venture capital investments (quartile) 3rd
GDP growth (per cent) 1.2   Private equity investments (quartile) 3rd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 72 46, 55, 50, 56, 53 50.1
1 Economic Activity 68 51, 93, 55, 46, 57 72.6
2 Depth of Capital Market 47 57, 71, 73, 79, 78 56.1
3 Taxation 118 5, 5, 3, 7, 7 53.9
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 86 28, 28, 36, 40, 39 52.2
5 Human and Social Environment 96 27, 17, 15, 26, 29 33.1
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 87 45, 49, 41, 44, 38 42.1


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

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
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
Botswana 53.9 39.6 87.4 63.5 54.3 42.2
Zambia 66.4 39.2 100.2 60.3 41.1 33.9
Uganda 71.0 27.5 91.9 57.0 41.3 40.1
Last updated: 3 Feb 2018