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

Japan  
Rank: 7 · Score: 91.8  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 126.8   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 4,113.8   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 32,441.5   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 0.5   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 7 118, 118, 119, 119, 118 91.8
1 Economic Activity 12 71, 121, 122, 74, 113 95.1
2 Depth of Capital Market 6 119, 119, 119, 119, 119 87.4
3 Taxation 31 90, 92, 89, 91, 94 105.5
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 13 108, 108, 112, 112, 112 93.5
5 Human and Social Environment 11 112, 111, 112, 114, 114 88.4
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 2 123, 123, 123, 123, 123 94.8


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Japan  
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
Singapore 91.7 85.1 105.8 111.7 102.4 88.8
Hong Kong 92.0 90.7 104.8 107.9 96.4 83.4
Japan 95.1 87.4 105.5 93.5 88.4 94.8
Malaysia 95.7 83.7 99.6 90.6 70.9 86.8
Korea, South 96.0 76.1 106.9 77.9 62.0 89.6
Taiwan 89.9 80.8 113.8 82.3 56.1 80.8
China 108.4 86.7 110.6 57.8 50.9 75.9
Last updated: 8 August 2016