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

Malaysia  
Rank: 11 · Score: 85.6  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 30.5   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 295.4   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 9,693.9   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 4.8   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 11 108, 108, 108, 115, 114 85.6
1 Economic Activity 6 108, 114, 115, 121, 119 95.7
2 Depth of Capital Market 10 117, 116, 115, 115, 115 83.7
3 Taxation 56 82, 81, 79, 75, 69 99.6
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 17 109, 109, 107, 111, 108 90.6
5 Human and Social Environment 21 97, 100, 101, 105, 104 70.9
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 14 105, 105, 103, 110, 111 86.8


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

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
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