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

Pakistan  
Rank: 63 · Score: 53.2  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 193.2   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 278.1   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 1,439.2   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 5.7   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 63 50, 52, 55, 60, 62 53.2
1 Economic Activity 31 84, 95, 91, 89, 94 84.1
2 Depth of Capital Market 48 61, 65, 67, 78, 77 55.6
3 Taxation 112 9, 9, 8, 13, 13 66.6
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 89 35, 32, 31, 32, 36 50.7
5 Human and Social Environment 101 15, 13, 14, 18, 24 32.1
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 71 52, 46, 48, 49, 54 50.7


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

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
Vietnam 92.0 66.4 99.6 46.4 45.1 52.9
Sri Lanka 81.6 58.0 67.4 58.8 40.1 53.9
Kazakhstan 79.8 46.6 95.7 66.5 46.4 54.1
Pakistan 84.1 55.6 66.6 50.7 32.1 50.7
Armenia 50.7 35.1 104.1 64.7 47.2 52.5
Mongolia 56.4 27.4 86.6 60.6 42.2 43.4
Bangladesh 93.1 21.3 83.8 44.3 29.9 41.9
Last updated: 4 Feb 2018