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

Portugal  
Rank: 31 · Score: 68.6  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 10.4   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 198.9   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 19,185.6   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 1.4   Private equity investments (quartile) 3rd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 31 88, 89, 91, 93, 94 68.6
1 Economic Activity 84 17, 20, 25, 26, 41 79.2
2 Depth of Capital Market 44 82, 80, 82, 81, 81 61.7
3 Taxation 9 115, 113, 114, 116, 116 114.3
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 36 82, 84, 85, 91, 89 72.0
5 Human and Social Environment 44 72, 72, 73, 75, 81 55.4
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 29 98, 99, 99, 99, 96 72.8


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

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
Austria 87.5 67.5 112.6 90.7 70.3 82.7
Spain 71.8 82.0 111.7 71.1 52.6 74.0
Luxembourg 87.1 56.7 101.8 88.9 60.2 67.6
Portugal 79.2 61.7 114.3 72.0 55.4 72.8
Italy 84.3 62.1 103.3 57.6 50.7 77.1
Iceland 85.2 35.2 107.5 93.1 85.3 71.3
Greece 58.2 47.8 110.3 60.7 37.8 57.3
Last updated: 8 August 2016