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

Latin America  
Rank: 7 · Score: 44.9  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 604.0   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 4,118.6   M&A volume (quartile) Bottom
GDP per capita (US$) 6,818.5   Venture capital investments (quartile) 3rd
GDP growth (per cent) -6.8   Private equity investments (quartile) 2nd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VC/PE Country Attractiveness Index 7 118, 118, 118, 118, 118 44.9
1 Economic Activity 6 119, 119, 118, 118, 119 69.0
2 Depth of Capital Market 7 118, 118, 118, 118, 118 40.2
3 Taxation 7 118, 118, 118, 118, 118 85.3
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 8 117, 117, 117, 117, 117 55.1
5 Human and Social Environment 7 118, 118, 118, 118, 118 27.2
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 7 118, 118, 118, 118, 118 41.8


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021
 

   
VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Latin America  
World
 
 
 
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
North America 95.0 95.8 100.2 101.5 89.3 94.3
Australasia 83.2 80.7 101.8 107.4 56.0 82.3
Western Europe 79.3 71.1 106.4 89.8 57.5 79.0
Asia 81.8 66.0 91.7 76.7 42.9 62.8
Middle East 71.9 54.5 88.9 69.3 36.6 51.8
Eastern Europe 68.6 45.5 95.1 71.2 33.9 55.8
Latin America 62.4 28.5 82.2 59.0 26.5 35.9
Africa 62.4 28.5 82.2 59.0 26.5 35.9
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021