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

Venezuela  
Rank: 125 · Score: 5.2  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 28.4   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 2nd
GDP (US$ billions) 10.3   M&A volume (quartile) Bottom
GDP per capita (US$) 361.1   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) -25.8   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 125 2, 0, 0, 0, 0 5.2
1 Economic Activity 125 28, 1, 0, 0, 0 2.9
2 Depth of Capital Market 125 24, 19, 1, 7, 0 2.7
3 Taxation 125 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 18.4
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 125 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 4.1
5 Human and Social Environment 125 1, 1, 1, 0, 0 8.1
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 123 4, 5, 3, 2, 2 10.7


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Venezuela  
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
Bolivia 68.0 13.9 55.5 23.3 17.6 32.3
Dominican Republic 74.3 7.4 92.8 54.0 22.9 25.1
Guatemala 74.4 7.6 83.2 40.6 22.8 28.3
El Salvador 63.2 6.7 96.4 39.3 22.8 24.5
Paraguay 64.4 7.5 86.6 37.5 18.3 22.2
Nicaragua 47.0 6.7 73.2 34.0 19.1 24.9
Venezuela 2.9 2.7 18.4 4.1 8.1 10.7
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021