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

Slovakia  
Rank: 71 · Score: 50.5  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 5.4   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 89.6   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 16,583.6   Venture capital investments (quartile) 3rd
GDP growth (per cent) 3.3   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 71 60, 63, 66, 54, 54 50.5
1 Economic Activity 65 52, 51, 57, 64, 60 73.7
2 Depth of Capital Market 78 59, 57, 57, 43, 47 34.7
3 Taxation 43 61, 58, 81, 82, 82 103.7
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 71 55, 48, 43, 53, 54 58.1
5 Human and Social Environment 69 47, 55, 58, 55, 56 44.3
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 46 71, 74, 83, 78, 79 58.6


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

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
Slovenia 72.5 30.7 115.0 67.4 62.5 72.6
Georgia 61.2 42.6 104.4 72.5 53.3 50.4
Croatia 65.6 48.1 91.1 57.1 36.0 52.4
Slovakia 73.7 34.7 103.7 58.1 44.3 58.6
Macedonia 39.3 29.5 103.3 67.5 58.5 51.6
Serbia 57.6 31.1 85.0 50.1 45.5 52.6
Ukraine 71.5 31.1 100.3 49.0 32.6 52.4
Last updated: 4 Feb 2018