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

Canada  
Rank: 5 · Score: 87.2  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 37.9   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 1,643.5   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 43,415.5   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) -5.4   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 5 121, 121, 121, 121, 120 87.2
1 Economic Activity 10 102, 104, 113, 111, 115 88.1
2 Depth of Capital Market 3 122, 122, 122, 122, 122 91.3
3 Taxation 31 89, 94, 94, 93, 94 100.4
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 6 120, 120, 120, 119, 119 101.5
5 Human and Social Environment 6 121, 121, 121, 121, 119 64.3
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 11 115, 116, 113, 113, 114 87.6


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Canada  
North America
 
 
 
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
United States 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Canada 88.1 91.3 100.4 101.5 64.3 87.6
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021