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

New Zealand  
Rank: 9 · Score: 87.2  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 4.6   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 174.5   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 37,943.5   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 3.0   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 9 116, 117, 116, 116, 116 87.2
1 Economic Activity 39 82, 70, 81, 90, 86 81.7
2 Depth of Capital Market 21 98, 103, 103, 103, 104 76.0
3 Taxation 32 95, 94, 92, 93, 93 105.8
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 1 124, 124, 124, 124, 124 113.9
5 Human and Social Environment 1 124, 124, 124, 124, 124 102.4
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 19 105, 105, 107, 108, 106 81.7


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

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 89.2 88.8 109.6 92.4 94.3 85.8
New Zealand 81.7 76.0 105.8 113.9 102.4 81.7
Last updated: 3 Feb 2018