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

Zambia  
Rank: 78 · Score: 45.4  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 16.6   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 20.6   M&A volume (quartile) 2nd
GDP per capita (US$) 1,242.9   Venture capital investments (quartile) 3rd
GDP growth (per cent) 4.0   Private equity investments (quartile) 3rd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 78 52, 48, 52, 43, 47 45.4
1 Economic Activity 85 49, 53, 42, 40, 40 66.4
2 Depth of Capital Market 74 48, 43, 50, 49, 51 39.2
3 Taxation 57 30, 28, 45, 47, 68 100.2
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 63 74, 74, 75, 68, 62 60.3
5 Human and Social Environment 78 78, 74, 77, 58, 47 41.1
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 99 42, 39, 35, 24, 26 33.9


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

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
Tunisia 60.4 45.2 107.4 59.5 36.9 55.9
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
Last updated: 3 Feb 2018