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

El Salvador  
Rank: 91 · Score: 38.4  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 6.1   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 25.7   M&A volume (quartile) Bottom
GDP per capita (US$) 4,186.9   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 2.3   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 91 34, 34, 34, 37, 34 38.4
1 Economic Activity 69 43, 49, 43, 39, 56 82.1
2 Depth of Capital Market 81 51, 52, 50, 51, 44 29.8
3 Taxation 116 18, 13, 12, 10, 9 65.4
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 109 14, 10, 12, 17, 16 43.2
5 Human and Social Environment 84 30, 16, 38, 58, 41 38.0
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 112 10, 12, 19, 23, 13 29.3


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
El Salvador  
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
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
El Salvador 82.1 29.8 65.4 43.2 38.0 29.3
Dominican Republic 83.5 13.8 99.0 51.0 33.8 35.3
Bolivia 86.0 28.8 62.7 33.2 27.2 18.7
Guatemala 90.4 10.5 88.3 51.3 32.1 47.1
Last updated: 8 August 2016