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

Zimbabwe  
Rank: 110 · Score: 21.9  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 14.9   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 16.3   M&A volume (quartile) 2nd
GDP per capita (US$) 1,099.2   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) -10.4   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VC/PE Country Attractiveness Index 110 13, 16, 15, 17, 15 21.9
1 Economic Activity 109 41, 37, 42, 40, 16 56.2
2 Depth of Capital Market 110 23, 23, 23, 22, 15 6.7
3 Taxation 112 24, 22, 17, 18, 13 72.1
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 111 12, 13, 13, 15, 14 43.2
5 Human and Social Environment 118 3, 5, 5, 5, 7 17.8
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 104 9, 16, 14, 23, 21 30.3


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021
 

   
VC/PE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Zimbabwe  
Africa
 
 
 
Peer Group Comparison
 
Regional Peers Economic Activity Depth of Capital Market Taxation Investor Protection and
Corporate Governance
Human and Social
Environment
Entrepreneurial
Opportunites
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
Madagascar 60.2 5.7 87.6 43.6 21.0 23.4
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021