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

Portugal  
Rank: 34 · Score: 65.6  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 10.3   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 204.8   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 19,887.0   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 2.6   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 34 90, 91, 92, 92, 91 65.6
1 Economic Activity 61 48, 48, 62, 63, 64 75.3
2 Depth of Capital Market 45 82, 83, 84, 83, 80 56.9
3 Taxation 10 114, 116, 116, 115, 115 114.4
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 39 86, 91, 88, 85, 86 70.2
5 Human and Social Environment 41 73, 75, 82, 81, 84 55.7
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 30 99, 98, 96, 96, 95 69.8


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Portugal  
Western Europe
 
 
 
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
Spain 72.3 77.4 112.4 73.8 55.7 74.1
Italy 81.3 68.9 107.1 56.4 51.8 76.5
Luxembourg 75.6 56.1 105.8 88.3 56.6 68.8
Portugal 75.3 56.9 114.4 70.2 55.7 69.8
Malta 63.5 51.8 102.3 70.5 67.9 51.9
Iceland 72.4 30.5 107.6 92.6 88.9 67.3
Greece 54.2 44.8 110.2 57.1 40.9 58.3
Last updated: 3 Feb 2018