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

Argentina  
Rank: 62 · Score: 54.0  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 43.4   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 583.5   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 13,438.6   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 1.4   Private equity investments (quartile) 3rd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 62 75, 64, 62, 60, 63 54.0
1 Economic Activity 43 120, 82, 90, 50, 82 88.0
2 Depth of Capital Market 56 72, 75, 71, 68, 69 49.9
3 Taxation 61 68, 73, 70, 65, 64 97.9
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 112 15, 9, 7, 8, 13 40.0
5 Human and Social Environment 73 60, 58, 57, 50, 52 43.7
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 62 70, 63, 68, 66, 63 54.2


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

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
Mexico 94.3 69.1 104.1 63.4 30.3 68.0
Peru 89.3 65.3 99.9 61.8 29.5 51.6
Brazil 81.1 77.5 21.3 53.3 33.2 57.9
Argentina 88.0 49.9 97.9 40.0 43.7 54.2
Ecuador 84.4 41.6 101.4 41.5 39.7 41.2
Uruguay 81.9 22.1 88.6 68.1 64.4 55.9
Panama 90.6 30.6 65.6 61.6 31.8 53.2
Last updated: 8 August 2016