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

Uruguay  
Rank: 90 · Score: 41.7  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 3.4   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 52.5   M&A volume (quartile) 2nd
GDP per capita (US$) 15,440.1   Venture capital investments (quartile) 3rd
GDP growth (per cent) 4.9   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 90 49, 44, 36, 36, 35 41.7
1 Economic Activity 60 60, 59, 53, 50, 65 75.4
2 Depth of Capital Market 99 33, 28, 26, 26, 26 16.5
3 Taxation 55 41, 42, 41, 58, 70 100.3
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 52 79, 79, 79, 80, 73 64.5
5 Human and Social Environment 23 91, 90, 97, 104, 102 67.9
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 66 74, 69, 63, 63, 59 51.9


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Uruguay  
Latin America
 
 
 
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
Jamaica 54.2 39.4 101.1 64.5 64.3 48.6
Panama 78.6 43.3 64.7 61.0 30.2 48.7
Ecuador 79.7 46.7 97.0 36.6 34.6 35.0
Uruguay 75.4 16.5 100.3 64.5 67.9 51.9
El Salvador 66.2 24.0 102.1 38.0 27.7 34.1
Guatemala 77.2 8.8 88.1 50.7 31.7 41.9
Bolivia 73.9 21.1 52.0 25.3 24.5 22.9
Last updated: 4 Feb 2018