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

Guatemala  
Rank: 102 · Score: 28.3  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 16.7   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 68.7   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 4,116.2   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 2.7   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 102 24, 24, 22, 23, 23 28.3
1 Economic Activity 57 64, 77, 75, 76, 68 77.2
2 Depth of Capital Market 106 21, 21, 20, 19, 19 8.8
3 Taxation 88 33, 34, 39, 42, 37 88.1
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 90 32, 33, 33, 38, 35 50.7
5 Human and Social Environment 103 25, 26, 26, 21, 22 31.7
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 90 41, 40, 39, 37, 35 41.9


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Guatemala  
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
Ecuador 79.7 46.7 97.0 36.6 34.6 35.0
Uruguay 75.4 16.5 100.3 64.5 67.9 51.9
El Salvador 66.2 24.0 102.1 38.0 27.7 34.1
Guatemala 77.2 8.8 88.1 50.7 31.7 41.9
Bolivia 73.9 21.1 52.0 25.3 24.5 22.9
Paraguay 70.5 13.3 85.2 43.4 18.5 33.4
Dominican Republic 70.1 9.4 98.2 47.4 30.0 32.0
Last updated: 4 Feb 2018