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

Pakistan  
Rank: 86 · Score: 42.6  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 188.9   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 266.8   M&A volume (quartile) 2nd
GDP per capita (US$) 1,412.0   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 5.5   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 86 41, 40, 40, 42, 39 42.6
1 Economic Activity 38 69, 81, 77, 96, 87 89.3
2 Depth of Capital Market 86 40, 37, 40, 40, 39 27.4
3 Taxation 117 8, 10, 9, 9, 8 63.2
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 93 43, 38, 36, 32, 32 51.1
5 Human and Social Environment 115 11, 10, 12, 12, 10 26.0
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 57 79, 77, 75, 74, 68 56.5


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Pakistan  
Asia
 
 
 
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
Sri Lanka 93.1 59.5 71.8 62.7 45.0 39.5
Mongolia 78.9 36.0 71.7 59.7 47.0 48.4
Armenia 63.5 30.9 107.3 60.1 44.4 54.4
Pakistan 89.3 27.4 63.2 51.1 26.0 56.5
Kyrgyzstan 74.4 26.1 68.6 59.4 29.9 42.6
Bangladesh 95.6 20.2 93.8 39.7 23.1 45.9
Azerbaijan 86.1 8.1 104.9 61.0 39.1 38.1
Last updated: 8 August 2016