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

Burkina Faso  
Rank: 113 · Score: 20.9  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 20.9   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 16.3   M&A volume (quartile) Bottom
GDP per capita (US$) 778.8   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) -2.0   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 113 11, 10, 14, 10, 12 20.9
1 Economic Activity 99 29, 29, 29, 28, 26 60.1
2 Depth of Capital Market 117 10, 15, 15, 13, 8 5.4
3 Taxation 111 21, 19, 15, 15, 14 72.4
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 99 31, 30, 31, 28, 26 49.5
5 Human and Social Environment 81 56, 59, 61, 58, 44 28.1
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 118 13, 6, 6, 5, 7 21.9


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Burkina Faso  
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
Mozambique 46.7 8.6 78.0 36.1 16.4 31.4
Senegal 61.6 4.9 57.6 55.3 30.3 28.8
Zimbabwe 56.2 6.7 72.1 43.2 17.8 30.3
Burkina Faso 60.1 5.4 72.4 49.5 28.1 21.9
Mali 61.3 5.4 80.6 44.9 25.1 22.1
Madagascar 60.2 5.7 87.6 43.6 21.0 23.4
Benin 62.3 4.4 62.5 49.0 31.2 20.5
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021