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

Israel  
Rank: 19 · Score: 81.3  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 8.4   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 295.5   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 35,343.1   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 2.4   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 19 107, 105, 107, 106, 106 81.3
1 Economic Activity 33 90, 86, 89, 82, 92 89.9
2 Depth of Capital Market 29 98, 95, 93, 95, 96 73.6
3 Taxation 66 92, 63, 65, 59, 59 95.7
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 22 103, 102, 103, 100, 103 84.7
5 Human and Social Environment 16 110, 110, 111, 109, 109 80.2
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 18 107, 106, 108, 107, 107 83.8


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Israel  
Middle East
 
 
 
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
Israel 89.9 73.6 95.7 84.7 80.2 83.8
Saudi Arabia 92.8 69.4 91.3 72.0 64.0 47.9
United Arab Emirates 91.6 71.9 26.9 79.3 81.0 43.3
Bahrain 88.1 55.8 100.4 63.6 54.6 44.5
Jordan 75.8 48.0 88.4 46.7 50.4 57.1
Oman 68.4 61.5 92.0 65.3 50.2 33.7
Qatar 23.6 62.2 98.9 71.2 80.5 30.8
Last updated: 8 August 2016