The Venture Capital & Private Equity
Country Attractiveness Index
Alexander Groh, Heinrich Liechtenstein, Karsten Lieser and Markus Biesinger
8 Australia Score: 88.5
Previous: 7 Germany Next: 9 New Zealand

Region: Australasia — Capital: Canberra — Language: English, Indigenous Australian Languages and others — Currency: Australian Dollar

           

Population (millions) 23.5   IPO Volume (quartile) Q1  
GDP (US$ billions) 1,444.6   M&A Volume (quartile) Q1  
GDP Per Capita (US$) 61,490.2   Venture Capital Activity (quartile) Q1  
GDP Growth (%) 2.7   Private Equity Activity (quartile) Q1  
           

VCPE Country Attractiveness
— Click on each indicator to expand or collapse it —
  Rank
2011
Rank
2013
Rank
2015
Score
2015
Quartile
2015
VCPE Index
6
8
8
88.5
Q1
25
5
11
90.8
Q1
3
5
5
85.5
Q1
9
12
11
111.2
Q1
12
13
12
93.6
Q1
7
13
15
90.6
Q1
12
16
15
83.4
Q1

 

Key Driver Performance
— United States = 100 points —

Historic Development
— Separate VCPE, VC, and PE index time series —

Australia  
Australasia

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
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Peer Group Comparison
— Green = high rank, red = low rank —
  1. Economic
Activity
2. Depth of
Capital Markets
3. Taxation 4. Inv. Protection and
Corporate Gov.
5. Human and Social
Environment
6. Entrepreneurial
Opportunities
27
3
25
3
10
20
9
6
45
13
12
2
8
8
22
14
13
4
8 Australia (selected)
11
5
11
12
15
15
32
16
2
11
17
8
20
12
12
38
1
12
38
26
29
1
4
19