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

Cyprus  
Rank: 67 · Score: 52.7  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 1.2   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 18.9   M&A volume (quartile) 2nd
GDP per capita (US$) 16,218.4   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 0.5   Private equity investments (quartile) 3rd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 67 87, 82, 58, 56, 58 52.7
1 Economic Activity 108 30, 21, 9, 7, 17 67.7
2 Depth of Capital Market 77 78, 74, 49, 48, 48 30.8
3 Taxation 49 106, 79, 72, 71, 76 101.3
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 31 97, 97, 97, 96, 94 75.3
5 Human and Social Environment 26 89, 90, 102, 103, 99 66.0
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 49 69, 70, 59, 59, 76 59.6


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Cyprus  
Western Europe
 
 
 
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
Luxembourg 87.1 56.7 101.8 88.9 60.2 67.6
Portugal 79.2 61.7 114.3 72.0 55.4 72.8
Italy 84.3 62.1 103.3 57.6 50.7 77.1
Iceland 85.2 35.2 107.5 93.1 85.3 71.3
Greece 58.2 47.8 110.3 60.7 37.8 57.3
Cyprus 67.7 30.8 101.3 75.3 66.0 59.6
Malta 79.9 26.6 102.7 70.9 68.1 53.4
Last updated: 8 August 2016