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

Uganda  
Rank: 85 · Score: 42.8  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 39.0   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 20.1   M&A volume (quartile) 2nd
GDP per capita (US$) 514.0   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 5.2   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 85 38, 38, 37, 36, 40 42.8
1 Economic Activity 45 82, 58, 63, 89, 80 87.7
2 Depth of Capital Market 75 38, 40, 38, 38, 50 32.1
3 Taxation 78 53, 54, 54, 47, 47 91.8
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 76 64, 61, 47, 40, 49 58.6
5 Human and Social Environment 77 51, 52, 44, 44, 48 40.5
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 111 21, 19, 17, 17, 14 30.8


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Uganda  
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
Tunisia 71.7 45.4 107.8 58.7 37.5 56.2
Egypt 83.6 55.4 84.5 47.8 21.5 48.7
Botswana 64.7 32.8 86.8 69.1 55.2 33.0
Uganda 87.7 32.1 91.8 58.6 40.5 30.8
Nigeria 75.9 28.9 49.7 52.8 27.3 53.0
Tanzania 93.3 30.6 71.3 56.8 34.0 31.7
Ghana 86.4 21.0 85.2 65.8 46.3 37.0
Last updated: 8 August 2016