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

Malta  
Rank: 46 · Score: 59.4  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 0.4   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 11.0   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 27,426.0   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 5.1   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 46 58, 58, 56, 69, 79 59.4
1 Economic Activity 92 24, 29, 25, 33, 33 63.5
2 Depth of Capital Market 56 46, 44, 42, 63, 69 51.8
3 Taxation 45 87, 84, 82, 78, 80 102.3
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 37 94, 87, 84, 87, 88 70.5
5 Human and Social Environment 24 105, 102, 102, 100, 101 67.9
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 67 60, 56, 62, 55, 58 51.9


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Malta  
Western Europe
 
 
 
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
Italy 81.3 68.9 107.1 56.4 51.8 76.5
Luxembourg 75.6 56.1 105.8 88.3 56.6 68.8
Portugal 75.3 56.9 114.4 70.2 55.7 69.8
Malta 63.5 51.8 102.3 70.5 67.9 51.9
Iceland 72.4 30.5 107.6 92.6 88.9 67.3
Greece 54.2 44.8 110.2 57.1 40.9 58.3
Cyprus 60.0 29.6 101.0 72.0 57.5 52.2
Last updated: 3 Feb 2018