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

Bangladesh  
Rank: 79 · Score: 41.8  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 164.7   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 326.9   M&A volume (quartile) 2nd
GDP per capita (US$) 1,985.0   Venture capital investments (quartile) 3rd
GDP growth (per cent) 3.8   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VC/PE Country Attractiveness Index 79 44, 45, 45, 46, 46 41.8
1 Economic Activity 19 104, 109, 103, 107, 106 85.2
2 Depth of Capital Market 69 52, 55, 54, 54, 56 42.5
3 Taxation 101 35, 33, 26, 25, 24 79.4
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 118 6, 7, 8, 8, 7 34.8
5 Human and Social Environment 108 19, 21, 23, 16, 17 21.5
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 84 31, 30, 34, 36, 41 39.1


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021
 

   
VC/PE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Bangladesh  
Asia
 
 
 
Peer Group Comparison
 
Regional Peers Economic Activity Depth of Capital Market Taxation Investor Protection and
Corporate Governance
Human and Social
Environment
Entrepreneurial
Opportunites
Kazakhstan 79.2 53.5 88.8 80.3 28.7 45.7
Pakistan 73.0 57.7 64.1 59.9 29.8 44.7
Sri Lanka 72.8 50.8 77.9 60.1 24.5 41.3
Bangladesh 85.2 42.5 79.4 34.8 21.5 39.1
Mongolia 56.6 19.1 81.8 65.1 26.0 36.8
Armenia 52.4 11.5 98.7 75.8 30.3 44.9
Azerbaijan 68.7 7.6 99.6 83.4 29.1 42.8
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021