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

Austria  
Rank: 22 · Score: 76.9  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 8.7   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 390.8   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 44,919.5   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 2.5   Private equity investments (quartile) 3rd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 22 103, 101, 102, 102, 103 76.9
1 Economic Activity 33 88, 73, 89, 86, 92 84.0
2 Depth of Capital Market 35 88, 88, 88, 88, 90 67.7
3 Taxation 8 115, 114, 114, 116, 117 115.7
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 18 109, 108, 110, 109, 107 87.1
5 Human and Social Environment 25 104, 104, 103, 101, 100 67.9
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 22 103, 103, 103, 104, 103 80.6


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Austria  
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
Ireland 84.3 63.1 121.1 95.8 92.1 80.7
Belgium 80.6 73.8 109.5 88.6 69.9 83.7
France 85.5 82.0 108.4 82.5 48.7 87.3
Austria 84.0 67.7 115.7 87.1 67.9 80.6
Spain 72.3 77.4 112.4 73.8 55.7 74.1
Italy 81.3 68.9 107.1 56.4 51.8 76.5
Luxembourg 75.6 56.1 105.8 88.3 56.6 68.8
Last updated: 3 Feb 2018