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

Ivory Coast  
Rank: 102 · Score: 25.9  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 26.4   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 61.3   M&A volume (quartile) Bottom
GDP per capita (US$) 2,322.7   Venture capital investments (quartile) 3rd
GDP growth (per cent) 1.8   Private equity investments (quartile) 3rd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VC/PE Country Attractiveness Index 102 7, 19, 21, 18, 23 25.9
1 Economic Activity 73 2, 62, 60, 54, 52 70.2
2 Depth of Capital Market 99 12, 21, 24, 24, 26 9.4
3 Taxation 117 7, 5, 5, 7, 8 57.8
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 98 25, 26, 28, 26, 27 50.0
5 Human and Social Environment 86 41, 42, 48, 40, 39 27.0
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 108 17, 18, 16, 8, 17 26.9


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021
 

   
VC/PE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Ivory Coast  
Africa
 
 
 
Peer Group Comparison
 
Regional Peers Economic Activity Depth of Capital Market Taxation Investor Protection and
Corporate Governance
Human and Social
Environment
Entrepreneurial
Opportunites
Algeria 71.6 9.1 88.1 44.4 28.9 44.8
Malawi 52.6 12.4 79.8 60.2 23.1 29.6
Uganda 70.8 10.1 82.4 58.4 22.5 31.3
Ivory Coast 70.2 9.4 57.8 50.0 27.0 26.9
Ethiopia 78.4 5.4 84.4 29.5 24.7 39.1
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
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021