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

Slovakia  
Rank: 61 · Score: 54.2  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 5.4   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 86.6   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 15,973.0   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 3.6   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 61 54, 54, 60, 61, 64 54.2
1 Economic Activity 75 40, 37, 30, 32, 50 81.4
2 Depth of Capital Market 66 46, 50, 62, 59, 59 39.7
3 Taxation 44 51, 60, 61, 58, 81 102.2
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 67 63, 60, 56, 54, 58 60.7
5 Human and Social Environment 69 56, 67, 48, 54, 56 44.8
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 43 72, 73, 72, 76, 82 60.5


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Slovakia  
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
Latvia 78.8 42.6 106.6 77.2 55.8 59.9
Bulgaria 81.3 51.0 94.9 57.1 47.7 58.5
Czech Republic 91.8 30.4 100.1 71.3 72.0 73.5
Slovakia 81.4 39.7 102.2 60.7 44.8 60.5
Georgia 74.3 39.6 103.5 73.3 52.6 50.2
Ukraine 57.5 50.5 101.9 46.2 29.8 56.0
Macedonia 53.7 26.6 103.0 68.5 62.5 58.1
Last updated: 8 August 2016