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

United States  
Rank: 1 · Score: 100.0  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 329.6   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 20,936.6   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 63,515.9   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) -3.5   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VC/PE Country Attractiveness Index 1 124, 124, 124, 124, 124 100.0
1 Economic Activity 2 123, 122, 123, 123, 123 100.0
2 Depth of Capital Market 1 124, 124, 124, 124, 124 100.0
3 Taxation 34 71, 69, 68, 92, 91 100.0
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 8 118, 118, 118, 120, 117 100.0
5 Human and Social Environment 1 124, 124, 124, 124, 124 100.0
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 1 124, 124, 124, 124, 124 100.0


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021
 

   
VC/PE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
United States  
North America
 
 
 
Peer Group Comparison
 
Regional Peers Economic Activity Depth of Capital Market Taxation Investor Protection and
Corporate Governance
Human and Social
Environment
Entrepreneurial
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