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

Zimbabwe  
Rank: 111 · Score: 23.1  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 16.2   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 2nd
GDP (US$ billions) 13.9   M&A volume (quartile) Bottom
GDP per capita (US$) 860.4   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 2.8   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 111 13, 8, 9, 13, 14 23.1
1 Economic Activity 95 35, 36, 33, 27, 30 62.3
2 Depth of Capital Market 110 17, 14, 13, 14, 15 7.4
3 Taxation 106 25, 24, 25, 22, 19 77.6
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 116 3, 2, 6, 10, 9 36.5
5 Human and Social Environment 91 8, 10, 12, 41, 34 35.9
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 111 14, 12, 9, 14, 14 28.7


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Zimbabwe  
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
Algeria 71.0 7.8 93.1 41.3 32.7 48.0
Ethiopia 87.4 6.9 88.3 31.5 37.7 28.7
Madagascar 64.1 6.9 80.0 42.8 27.8 34.6
Zimbabwe 62.3 7.4 77.6 36.5 35.9 28.7
Senegal 65.7 5.4 59.8 54.4 37.6 31.9
Mozambique 43.1 8.1 82.3 27.6 26.0 37.5
Cameroon 72.1 6.3 51.6 47.3 31.2 27.0
Last updated: 3 Feb 2018