The Venture Capital & Private Equity
Country Attractiveness Index
Alexander Groh, Heinrich Liechtenstein, Karsten Lieser and Markus Biesinger
1 United States Score: 100.0
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Region: North America — Capital: Washington D.C. — Language: English — Currency: US Dollar

           

Population (millions) 318.7   IPO Volume (quartile) Q1  
GDP (US$ billions) 17,444.4   M&A Volume (quartile) Q1  
GDP Per Capita (US$) 54,731.7   Venture Capital Activity (quartile) Q1  
GDP Growth (%) 2.4   Private Equity Activity (quartile) Q1  
           

VCPE Country Attractiveness
— Click on each indicator to expand or collapse it —
  Rank
2011
Rank
2013
Rank
2015
Score
2015
Quartile
2015
VCPE Index
1
1
1
100.0
Q1
15
2
2
100.0
Q1
1
1
1
100.0
Q1
51
49
43
100.0
Q2
10
11
8
100.0
Q1
9
9
8
100.0
Q1
1
1
1
100.0
Q1

 

Key Driver Performance
— United States = 100 points —

Historic Development
— Separate VCPE, VC, and PE index time series —

United States  
North America

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
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Peer Group Comparison
— Green = high rank, red = low rank —
  1. Economic
Activity
2. Depth of
Capital Markets
3. Taxation 4. Inv. Protection and
Corporate Gov.
5. Human and Social
Environment
6. Entrepreneurial
Opportunities
1 United States (selected)
2
1
43
8
8
1
13
2
30
5
6
10
21
9
19
2
2
9
5
4
7
7
7
3
27
3
25
3
10
20
9
6
45
13
12
2
8
8
22
14
13
4