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

Uruguay  
Rank: 76 · Score: 46.9  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 3.4   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 53.6   M&A volume (quartile) Bottom
GDP per capita (US$) 15,616.3   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 1.9   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 76 57, 53, 53, 52, 49 46.9
1 Economic Activity 72 73, 64, 70, 64, 53 81.9
2 Depth of Capital Market 93 37, 38, 36, 35, 32 22.1
3 Taxation 84 17, 41, 41, 42, 41 88.6
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 46 81, 79, 79, 79, 79 68.1
5 Human and Social Environment 29 102, 96, 89, 89, 96 64.4
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 60 75, 76, 74, 72, 65 55.9


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

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
Brazil 81.1 77.5 21.3 53.3 33.2 57.9
Argentina 88.0 49.9 97.9 40.0 43.7 54.2
Ecuador 84.4 41.6 101.4 41.5 39.7 41.2
Uruguay 81.9 22.1 88.6 68.1 64.4 55.9
Panama 90.6 30.6 65.6 61.6 31.8 53.2
Jamaica 70.2 23.0 80.5 64.3 62.4 53.6
El Salvador 82.1 29.8 65.4 43.2 38.0 29.3
Last updated: 8 August 2016