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

New Zealand  
Rank: 18 · Score: 76.7  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 5.0   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 212.2   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 42,731.4   Venture capital investments (quartile) 3rd
GDP growth (per cent) -0.8   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VC/PE Country Attractiveness Index 18 109, 109, 107, 107, 107 76.7
1 Economic Activity 43 89, 91, 90, 88, 82 78.8
2 Depth of Capital Market 29 100, 101, 97, 96, 96 72.5
3 Taxation 35 95, 92, 90, 91, 90 99.9
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 2 124, 124, 124, 124, 123 113.6
5 Human and Social Environment 19 110, 112, 112, 110, 106 50.5
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 21 106, 105, 105, 104, 104 77.7


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021
 

   
VC/PE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
New Zealand  
Australasia
 
 
 
Peer Group Comparison
 
Regional Peers Economic Activity Depth of Capital Market Taxation Investor Protection and
Corporate Governance
Human and Social
Environment
Entrepreneurial
Opportunites
Australia 87.6 88.0 103.5 97.7 56.3 86.5
New Zealand 78.8 72.5 99.9 113.6 50.5 77.7
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021