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

Singapore  
Rank: 6 · Score: 90.7  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 5.6   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 297.0   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 53,029.8   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 2.9   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 6 121, 121, 121, 120, 119 90.7
1 Economic Activity 22 109, 104, 97, 101, 103 87.4
2 Depth of Capital Market 9 118, 117, 117, 116, 116 84.2
3 Taxation 23 98, 96, 95, 102, 102 108.4
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 2 123, 123, 123, 123, 123 108.0
5 Human and Social Environment 3 123, 123, 123, 123, 122 96.9
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 10 117, 116, 115, 114, 115 85.9


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Singapore  
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