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

Malaysia  
Rank: 13 · Score: 83.1  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 31.4   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 296.6   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 9,445.9   Venture capital investments (quartile) 3rd
GDP growth (per cent) 5.3   Private equity investments (quartile) 3rd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 13 108, 114, 112, 112, 112 83.1
1 Economic Activity 11 107, 121, 112, 110, 114 91.8
2 Depth of Capital Market 11 115, 115, 114, 114, 114 81.3
3 Taxation 42 79, 75, 69, 85, 83 103.8
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 19 106, 110, 107, 107, 106 86.7
5 Human and Social Environment 16 102, 105, 104, 109, 109 75.9
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 23 102, 109, 109, 102, 102 79.3


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Malaysia  
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