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

Senegal  
Rank: 109 · Score: 22.1  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 16.7   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 24.4   M&A volume (quartile) 2nd
GDP per capita (US$) 1,458.4   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) -0.7   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 109 15, 12, 13, 14, 16 22.1
1 Economic Activity 93 33, 30, 34, 31, 32 61.6
2 Depth of Capital Market 118 7, 4, 4, 5, 7 4.9
3 Taxation 118 8, 6, 7, 8, 7 57.6
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 91 37, 36, 36, 36, 34 55.3
5 Human and Social Environment 67 65, 65, 63, 61, 58 30.3
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 106 18, 19, 20, 18, 19 28.8


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Senegal  
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
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
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
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021