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The Venture Capital and Private Equity
Country Attractiveness Index
2013 Annual
Alexander Groh, Heinrich Liechtenstein and Karsten Lieser
Canada

Capital: Ottawa ++ Language: English, French (both official) and Others ++ Currency: Canadian Dollar

Basic Facts
Population (millions) 34.8
GDP (US$ billions) 1,829.5
GDP Growth (%) 2.1
IPO Volume (quartile) Q1
M&A Volume (quartile) Q1
VC Activity (quartile) Q1
PE Activity (quartile) Q1
   

VC/PE Country Attractiveness
Rank
2009
Rank
2011
Rank
2013
Score
2013
Quartile
2013
VC/PE Index 2 2 2 97.8 Q1
1. Economic Activity [+/–] 12 24 17 91.5 Q1
2. Depth of Capital Market [+/–] 2 2 2 94.9 Q1
3. Taxation [+/–] 11 12 6 119.7 Q1
4. Investor Protection and Corporate Governance [+/–] 4 4 4 106.7 Q1
5. Human and Social Environment [+/–] 5 4 4 113.0 Q1
6. Entrepreneurial Culture and Deal Opportunities [+/–] 7 7 10 89.0 Q1

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Key Driver Performance
 
Historic Development
     

Canada  
North America  
US = 100 points

VC/PE Rank  
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Peer Group Comparison
Rank
2009
Rank
2011
Rank
2013
Score
2013
Quartile
2013
United States 1 1 1 100.0 Q1
Canada 2 2 2 97.8 Q1
United Kingdom 3 4 3 95.4 Q1
Japan 5 5 4 92.9 Q1
Singapore 7 3 5 92.8 Q1
Australia 4 9 6 91.9 Q1
Germany 6 6 7 91.7 Q1