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

Zambia  
Rank: 64 · Score: 53.3  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 16.2   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 2nd
GDP (US$ billions) 19.0   M&A volume (quartile) 2nd
GDP per capita (US$) 1,172.2   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 4.3   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 64 56, 60, 63, 63, 61 53.3
1 Economic Activity 71 66, 63, 59, 70, 54 81.9
2 Depth of Capital Market 67 54, 62, 61, 58, 58 39.7
3 Taxation 80 45, 33, 30, 28, 45 91.0
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 50 72, 74, 75, 75, 75 66.1
5 Human and Social Environment 46 74, 75, 79, 76, 79 55.1
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 80 47, 49, 51, 51, 45 48.1


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Zambia  
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
South Africa 60.8 79.2 108.7 80.9 35.7 68.8
Mauritius 78.8 55.0 102.0 83.0 60.2 50.6
Morocco 85.7 55.6 106.9 59.5 30.0 53.2
Zambia 81.9 39.7 91.0 66.1 55.1 48.1
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
Last updated: 8 August 2016