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

Canada  
Rank: 3 · Score: 94.3  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 35.9   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 1,557.5   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 43,388.5   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 1.2   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 3 123, 123, 121, 122, 122 94.3
1 Economic Activity 29 92, 99, 103, 100, 96 90.4
2 Depth of Capital Market 2 123, 123, 123, 123, 123 94.1
3 Taxation 37 88, 94, 91, 89, 88 103.8
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 4 122, 121, 120, 120, 121 104.1
5 Human and Social Environment 10 121, 120, 115, 116, 115 94.8
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 8 118, 115, 115, 115, 117 89.2


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Canada  
North 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
United States 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Canada 90.4 94.1 103.8 104.1 94.8 89.2
Last updated: 8 August 2016