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

Uganda  
Rank: 86 · Score: 42.0  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 41.5   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 21.1   M&A volume (quartile) Bottom
GDP per capita (US$) 507.6   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 4.4   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 86 34, 35, 40, 42, 39 42.0
1 Economic Activity 75 50, 54, 52, 45, 50 71.0
2 Depth of Capital Market 88 32, 35, 43, 44, 37 27.5
3 Taxation 79 54, 47, 47, 51, 46 91.9
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 78 49, 43, 53, 55, 47 57.0
5 Human and Social Environment 77 45, 42, 47, 47, 48 41.3
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 91 31, 31, 28, 33, 34 40.1


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

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
Nigeria 72.6 56.1 53.9 52.2 33.1 42.1
Botswana 53.9 39.6 87.4 63.5 54.3 42.2
Zambia 66.4 39.2 100.2 60.3 41.1 33.9
Uganda 71.0 27.5 91.9 57.0 41.3 40.1
Ivory Coast 74.5 35.6 40.7 51.5 51.0 29.8
Tanzania 82.4 31.2 56.0 59.8 35.2 35.3
Ghana 79.4 24.5 86.5 64.7 44.2 33.2
Last updated: 3 Feb 2018