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

Sri Lanka  
Rank: 69 · Score: 48.0  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 21.4   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 2nd
GDP (US$ billions) 79.9   M&A volume (quartile) 2nd
GDP per capita (US$) 3,733.5   Venture capital investments (quartile) 2nd
GDP growth (per cent) -4.8   Private equity investments (quartile) 3rd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 69 60, 62, 58, 54, 56 48.0
1 Economic Activity 59 78, 82, 76, 70, 66 72.8
2 Depth of Capital Market 60 74, 72, 73, 70, 65 50.8
3 Taxation 104 17, 17, 13, 14, 21 77.9
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 79 44, 42, 45, 38, 46 60.1
5 Human and Social Environment 98 23, 22, 20, 23, 27 24.5
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 81 46, 45, 47, 48, 44 41.3


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Sri Lanka  
Asia
 
 
 
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
Philippines 84.5 70.7 96.0 49.3 29.3 42.2
Kazakhstan 79.2 53.5 88.8 80.3 28.7 45.7
Pakistan 73.0 57.7 64.1 59.9 29.8 44.7
Sri Lanka 72.8 50.8 77.9 60.1 24.5 41.3
Bangladesh 85.2 42.5 79.4 34.8 21.5 39.1
Mongolia 56.6 19.1 81.8 65.1 26.0 36.8
Armenia 52.4 11.5 98.7 75.8 30.3 44.9
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021