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

Australia  
Rank: 7 · Score: 90.2  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 24.1   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 1,253.7   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 52,018.8   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 2.2   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 7 118, 118, 119, 119, 118 90.2
1 Economic Activity 18 114, 110, 114, 111, 107 89.2
2 Depth of Capital Market 6 121, 120, 120, 119, 119 88.8
3 Taxation 17 109, 109, 109, 109, 108 109.6
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 14 113, 113, 113, 113, 111 92.4
5 Human and Social Environment 6 116, 118, 119, 119, 119 94.3
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 11 112, 108, 111, 115, 114 85.8


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Australia  
Australasia
 
 
 
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
Australia 89.2 88.8 109.6 92.4 94.3 85.8
New Zealand 81.7 76.0 105.8 113.9 102.4 81.7
Last updated: 3 Feb 2018