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

Romania  
Rank: 46 · Score: 61.0  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 19.7   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 176.7   M&A volume (quartile) 2nd
GDP per capita (US$) 8,977.2   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 3.8   Private equity investments (quartile) 3rd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 46 65, 61, 71, 78, 79 61.0
1 Economic Activity 39 52, 74, 74, 73, 86 88.9
2 Depth of Capital Market 52 63, 63, 66, 72, 73 53.4
3 Taxation 60 3, 30, 28, 68, 65 98.5
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 48 67, 54, 59, 74, 77 67.0
5 Human and Social Environment 71 54, 48, 55, 61, 54 44.3
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 42 78, 79, 78, 84, 83 60.9


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Romania  
Eastern 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
Turkey 89.5 75.0 107.5 64.1 46.4 56.9
Lithuania 79.0 50.0 100.1 74.7 68.2 63.9
Estonia 78.6 44.0 102.9 85.9 65.6 65.3
Romania 88.9 53.4 98.5 67.0 44.3 60.9
Hungary 85.7 49.3 96.8 60.9 56.0 60.4
Slovenia 80.9 36.5 116.3 68.1 64.4 73.4
Latvia 78.8 42.6 106.6 77.2 55.8 59.9
Last updated: 8 August 2016