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

Canada  
Rank: 3 · Score: 92.6  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 36.3   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 1,529.8   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 42,142.2   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 3.2   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 3 122, 122, 122, 122, 122 92.6
1 Economic Activity 14 113, 108, 109, 108, 111 91.3
2 Depth of Capital Market 2 123, 123, 123, 123, 123 92.7
3 Taxation 31 91, 89, 88, 95, 94 106.3
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 8 119, 120, 122, 115, 117 97.5
5 Human and Social Environment 7 115, 116, 115, 116, 118 93.7
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 7 115, 115, 116, 116, 118 87.4


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

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 91.3 92.7 106.3 97.5 93.7 87.4
Last updated: 3 Feb 2018