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

Argentina  
Rank: 58 · Score: 56.2  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 43.8   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 544.7   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 12,435.4   Venture capital investments (quartile) 3rd
GDP growth (per cent) 2.6   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 58 62, 57, 61, 65, 67 56.2
1 Economic Activity 35 100, 72, 93, 59, 90 83.4
2 Depth of Capital Market 53 66, 63, 61, 69, 72 52.8
3 Taxation 65 70, 65, 64, 62, 60 98.5
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 94 10, 8, 13, 26, 31 48.6
5 Human and Social Environment 64 57, 49, 51, 64, 61 46.5
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 58 65, 63, 59, 66, 67 53.0


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Argentina  
Latin America
 
 
 
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
Colombia 77.2 61.2 97.7 59.8 56.5 60.0
Mexico 90.2 68.8 104.4 60.0 29.9 64.4
Brazil 79.2 74.9 21.4 53.5 35.8 54.9
Argentina 83.4 52.8 98.5 48.6 46.5 53.0
Peru 79.9 52.5 99.8 60.4 30.8 48.3
Jamaica 54.2 39.4 101.1 64.5 64.3 48.6
Panama 78.6 43.3 64.7 61.0 30.2 48.7
Last updated: 4 Feb 2018