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

Mali  
Rank: 114 · Score: 20.5  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 20.3   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 17.7   M&A volume (quartile) Bottom
GDP per capita (US$) 875.9   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) -2.0   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VC/PE Country Attractiveness Index 114 16, 13, 12, 11, 11 20.5
1 Economic Activity 95 34, 42, 32, 30, 30 61.3
2 Depth of Capital Market 115 14, 9, 11, 8, 10 5.4
3 Taxation 97 36, 34, 31, 28, 28 80.6
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 104 22, 22, 25, 23, 21 44.9
5 Human and Social Environment 92 46, 38, 36, 34, 33 25.1
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 117 14, 11, 7, 10, 8 22.1


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021
 

   
VC/PE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Mali  
Africa
 
 
 
Peer Group Comparison
 
Regional Peers Economic Activity Depth of Capital Market Taxation Investor Protection and
Corporate Governance
Human and Social
Environment
Entrepreneurial
Opportunites
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
Cameroon 68.5 4.1 68.2 44.7 22.0 25.0
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021