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

New Zealand  
Rank: 8 · Score: 88.7  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 4.6   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 167.0   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 36,705.4   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 3.2   Private equity investments (quartile) 3rd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 8 113, 116, 117, 117, 117 88.7
1 Economic Activity 40 51, 75, 76, 58, 85 88.9
2 Depth of Capital Market 25 94, 97, 98, 100, 100 75.3
3 Taxation 33 94, 98, 95, 94, 92 104.9
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 1 124, 124, 124, 124, 124 116.2
5 Human and Social Environment 1 124, 124, 124, 124, 124 103.3
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 19 103, 104, 105, 105, 106 83.7


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
New Zealand  
Australasia
 
 
 
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
Australia 92.6 88.4 109.3 96.3 98.6 86.9
New Zealand 88.9 75.3 104.9 116.2 103.3 83.7
Last updated: 8 August 2016