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

Slovakia  
Rank: 72 · Score: 47.5  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 5.5   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 103.8   M&A volume (quartile) Bottom
GDP per capita (US$) 19,023.1   Venture capital investments (quartile) 2nd
GDP growth (per cent) -5.2   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 72 68, 58, 56, 55, 53 47.5
1 Economic Activity 57 57, 54, 66, 69, 68 73.7
2 Depth of Capital Market 79 55, 48, 48, 47, 46 30.2
3 Taxation 45 58, 77, 82, 80, 80 97.9
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 60 66, 67, 64, 70, 65 66.4
5 Human and Social Environment 57 68, 68, 67, 68, 68 31.9
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 43 83, 84, 85, 86, 82 56.4


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021

   

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
Croatia 69.9 53.9 102.5 63.3 25.1 54.7
Latvia 65.1 33.7 102.8 83.0 36.1 53.9
Serbia 67.2 41.6 78.1 62.1 31.2 55.9
Slovakia 73.7 30.2 97.9 66.4 31.9 56.4
Belarus 70.7 35.3 93.4 54.3 36.9 49.1
Montenegro 42.0 36.1 88.5 76.5 31.1 43.6
Ukraine 75.1 21.7 94.6 57.4 30.7 49.0
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021