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

Sri Lanka  
Rank: 57 · Score: 56.4  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 20.7   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 2nd
GDP (US$ billions) 78.1   M&A volume (quartile) 2nd
GDP per capita (US$) 3,768.9   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 6.5   Private equity investments (quartile) 3rd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 57 73, 63, 68, 71, 68 56.4
1 Economic Activity 17 105, 92, 94, 119, 108 93.1
2 Depth of Capital Market 46 79, 79, 79, 79, 79 59.5
3 Taxation 108 9, 5, 6, 18, 17 71.8
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 59 75, 73, 66, 63, 66 62.7
5 Human and Social Environment 68 55, 57, 60, 56, 57 45.0
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 91 35, 33, 34, 35, 34 39.5


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Sri Lanka  
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
Philippines 93.4 72.1 84.2 52.7 54.2 48.8
Vietnam 98.2 65.5 86.0 45.9 41.9 51.5
Kazakhstan 86.4 48.6 95.5 68.3 45.6 61.7
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
Last updated: 8 August 2016