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

Ecuador  
Rank: 74 · Score: 47.3  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 16.1   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 102.6   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 6,354.2   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 1.0   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 74 40, 44, 51, 54, 51 47.3
1 Economic Activity 62 100, 90, 85, 88, 63 84.4
2 Depth of Capital Market 65 50, 53, 55, 61, 60 41.6
3 Taxation 48 75, 88, 85, 82, 77 101.4
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 110 11, 12, 24, 22, 15 41.5
5 Human and Social Environment 79 34, 41, 56, 53, 46 39.7
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 89 37, 39, 41, 41, 36 41.2


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Ecuador  
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
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
Jamaica 70.2 23.0 80.5 64.3 62.4 53.6
Last updated: 8 August 2016