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

Senegal  
Rank: 112 · Score: 22.6  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 15.4   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 14.6   M&A volume (quartile) Bottom
GDP per capita (US$) 951.1   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 6.8   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 112 11, 12, 12, 12, 13 22.6
1 Economic Activity 87 28, 34, 30, 38, 38 65.7
2 Depth of Capital Market 119 7, 5, 5, 5, 6 5.4
3 Taxation 115 8, 7, 5, 10, 10 59.8
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 82 33, 38, 41, 43, 43 54.4
5 Human and Social Environment 86 34, 37, 43, 40, 39 37.6
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 104 21, 20, 24, 18, 21 31.9


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Senegal  
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
Ethiopia 87.4 6.9 88.3 31.5 37.7 28.7
Madagascar 64.1 6.9 80.0 42.8 27.8 34.6
Zimbabwe 62.3 7.4 77.6 36.5 35.9 28.7
Senegal 65.7 5.4 59.8 54.4 37.6 31.9
Mozambique 43.1 8.1 82.3 27.6 26.0 37.5
Cameroon 72.1 6.3 51.6 47.3 31.2 27.0
Mali 64.2 5.4 81.4 46.2 32.0 24.2
Last updated: 3 Feb 2018