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

Japan  
Rank: 5 · Score: 91.2  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 126.5   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 4,936.5   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 39,023.8   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 1.7   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 5 119, 119, 120, 121, 120 91.2
1 Economic Activity 4 121, 105, 120, 121, 121 96.3
2 Depth of Capital Market 7 119, 119, 119, 118, 118 88.0
3 Taxation 13 89, 91, 94, 112, 112 111.7
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 12 112, 112, 112, 112, 113 92.6
5 Human and Social Environment 12 112, 113, 113, 114, 113 86.3
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 4 123, 123, 122, 121, 121 91.2


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

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
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