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

Zimbabwe  
Rank: 117 · Score: 22.3  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 15.6   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 14.8   M&A volume (quartile) 2nd
GDP per capita (US$) 948.3   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 1.4   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 117 11, 7, 13, 9, 8 22.3
1 Economic Activity 86 98, 80, 49, 49, 39 79.0
2 Depth of Capital Market 110 19, 16, 16, 15, 15 8.5
3 Taxation 100 50, 29, 25, 24, 25 80.2
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 121 2, 4, 4, 3, 4 31.7
5 Human and Social Environment 114 6, 5, 8, 10, 11 26.4
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 117 7, 6, 8, 8, 8 22.9


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

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
Mali 83.3 6.5 86.0 47.9 34.0 27.9
Mozambique 58.9 8.6 82.2 29.9 31.2 30.8
Lesotho 60.1 5.2 87.2 59.3 62.7 21.8
Zimbabwe 79.0 8.5 80.2 31.7 26.4 22.9
Burkina Faso 39.7 5.9 77.1 44.9 38.8 26.9
Benin 75.7 4.4 62.5 45.1 30.3 32.0
Mauritania 70.8 5.3 68.4 25.8 19.3 12.4
Last updated: 8 August 2016