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

Israel  
Rank: 19 · Score: 76.5  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 9.2   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 402.5   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 43,687.0   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) -2.3   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VC/PE Country Attractiveness Index 19 105, 106, 106, 106, 106 76.5
1 Economic Activity 25 90, 102, 96, 98, 100 83.6
2 Depth of Capital Market 22 103, 103, 103, 105, 103 75.8
3 Taxation 60 74, 71, 72, 68, 65 95.4
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 16 111, 111, 111, 109, 109 94.5
5 Human and Social Environment 29 100, 101, 99, 97, 96 44.0
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 16 110, 109, 109, 110, 109 86.0


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021
 

   
VC/PE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Israel  
Middle East
 
 
 
Peer Group Comparison
 
Regional Peers Economic Activity Depth of Capital Market Taxation Investor Protection and
Corporate Governance
Human and Social
Environment
Entrepreneurial
Opportunites
Israel 83.6 75.8 95.4 94.5 44.0 86.0
United Arab Emirates 83.4 69.0 25.6 93.3 47.5 60.3
Saudi Arabia 83.2 72.6 87.1 77.3 40.6 43.4
Qatar 79.1 47.7 93.9 46.1 42.4 49.5
Kuwait 76.2 61.2 85.8 64.1 28.1 39.0
Bahrain 67.4 45.0 95.3 71.6 33.7 39.8
Oman 62.8 55.7 84.8 65.9 36.2 30.8
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021