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

Argentina  
Rank: 66 · Score: 49.4  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 44.9   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 382.5   M&A volume (quartile) 2nd
GDP per capita (US$) 8,523.1   Venture capital investments (quartile) 3rd
GDP growth (per cent) -9.9   Private equity investments (quartile) 3rd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 66 72, 70, 73, 65, 59 49.4
1 Economic Activity 51 99, 72, 89, 66, 74 75.2
2 Depth of Capital Market 66 76, 77, 81, 76, 59 45.3
3 Taxation 58 65, 64, 59, 71, 67 95.7
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 95 32, 33, 35, 33, 30 53.3
5 Human and Social Environment 83 32, 48, 50, 46, 42 27.5
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 56 70, 65, 66, 64, 69 50.6


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Argentina  
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 82.6 75.0 20.3 57.2 29.8 57.4
Colombia 77.6 54.1 96.2 62.2 31.1 53.1
Peru 74.8 61.8 94.7 60.8 23.4 43.6
Argentina 75.2 45.3 95.7 53.3 27.5 50.6
Panama 70.4 31.6 75.6 62.1 24.8 36.3
Jamaica 56.5 26.2 95.4 67.5 31.4 37.6
Uruguay 66.0 12.1 95.3 66.5 31.0 49.9
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021