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

Egypt  
Rank: 53 · Score: 54.2  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 99.8   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 367.8   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 3,685.3   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 3.6   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VC/PE Country Attractiveness Index 53 67, 65, 65, 69, 72 54.2
1 Economic Activity 37 69, 71, 67, 80, 88 81.2
2 Depth of Capital Market 41 84, 84, 84, 84, 84 65.2
3 Taxation 98 41, 40, 30, 27, 27 80.5
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 90 23, 24, 23, 30, 35 56.8
5 Human and Social Environment 94 26, 24, 26, 29, 31 24.8
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 61 61, 58, 56, 63, 64 49.1


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021
 

   
VC/PE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Egypt  
Africa
 
 
 
Peer Group Comparison
 
Regional Peers Economic Activity Depth of Capital Market Taxation Investor Protection and
Corporate Governance
Human and Social
Environment
Entrepreneurial
Opportunites
South Africa 58.5 72.4 104.7 75.1 30.4 58.5
Egypt 81.2 65.2 80.5 56.8 24.8 49.1
Morocco 72.4 52.5 101.2 69.5 28.6 52.1
Tunisia 60.1 47.0 102.0 64.5 26.9 55.0
Mauritius 58.1 56.1 96.4 90.4 16.9 39.0
Nigeria 70.5 53.4 64.3 57.6 20.4 42.1
Ghana 71.2 39.5 84.3 64.5 28.1 38.8
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021