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

Paraguay  
Rank: 106 · Score: 28.3  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 6.6   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 28.0   M&A volume (quartile) 2nd
GDP per capita (US$) 4,215.4   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 3.0   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 106 21, 21, 19, 21, 19 28.3
1 Economic Activity 66 61, 44, 110, 71, 59 83.4
2 Depth of Capital Market 99 26, 27, 27, 27, 26 15.2
3 Taxation 76 35, 34, 43, 50, 49 92.0
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 104 13, 14, 17, 18, 21 45.4
5 Human and Social Environment 124 1, 2, 2, 2, 1 11.1
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 94 34, 34, 32, 33, 31 36.5


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Paraguay  
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
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
Paraguay 83.4 15.2 92.0 45.4 11.1 36.5
Nicaragua 80.7 8.6 77.1 37.6 25.4 32.0
Venezuela 70.5 22.6 20.4 7.0 16.9 13.8
Last updated: 8 August 2016