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

Malta  
Rank: 56 · Score: 53.8  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 0.4   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 2nd
GDP (US$ billions) 14.3   M&A volume (quartile) 2nd
GDP per capita (US$) 32,388.7   Venture capital investments (quartile) 2nd
GDP growth (per cent) -7.9   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 56 61, 64, 80, 75, 69 53.8
1 Economic Activity 96 43, 28, 39, 27, 29 61.1
2 Depth of Capital Market 59 47, 53, 67, 65, 66 51.0
3 Taxation 49 84, 82, 78, 77, 76 96.6
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 47 94, 94, 94, 87, 78 74.8
5 Human and Social Environment 43 87, 87, 87, 86, 82 36.5
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 64 65, 63, 69, 70, 61 48.9


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Malta  
Western Europe
 
 
 
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
Italy 83.9 76.4 101.2 64.4 45.6 74.9
Portugal 78.2 61.8 108.1 76.9 40.6 69.0
Luxembourg 71.3 49.6 99.7 86.1 45.2 64.4
Cyprus 62.8 54.2 96.4 80.9 39.4 53.5
Greece 68.7 49.2 104.5 59.9 37.0 60.4
Malta 61.1 51.0 96.6 74.8 36.5 48.9
Iceland 63.7 23.8 101.8 96.0 48.0 68.5
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021