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

Hong Kong  
Rank: 4 · Score: 91.2  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 7.4   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 320.9   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 43,366.5   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 4.3   Private equity investments (quartile) 3rd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 4 120, 120, 118, 118, 121 91.2
1 Economic Activity 17 95, 96, 104, 98, 108 90.1
2 Depth of Capital Market 4 122, 122, 122, 121, 121 90.5
3 Taxation 36 92, 92, 90, 91, 89 105.3
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 3 122, 122, 119, 122, 122 104.3
5 Human and Social Environment 8 117, 115, 116, 117, 117 93.6
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 17 107, 106, 105, 105, 108 82.2


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Hong Kong  
Asia
 
 
 
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
Hong Kong 90.1 90.5 105.3 104.3 93.6 82.2
Japan 96.3 88.0 111.7 92.6 86.3 91.2
Singapore 87.4 84.2 108.4 108.0 96.9 85.9
Malaysia 91.8 81.3 103.8 86.7 75.9 79.3
China 113.5 89.4 111.3 58.3 55.2 81.4
Taiwan 86.6 81.1 113.5 76.7 61.5 70.5
Korea, South 93.5 73.8 108.9 77.7 46.8 87.2
Last updated: 4 Feb 2018