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

Austria  
Rank: 23 · Score: 78.5  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 8.6   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 373.8   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 43,700.0   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 0.9   Private equity investments (quartile) 3rd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 23 104, 104, 103, 101, 102 78.5
1 Economic Activity 46 85, 88, 79, 52, 79 87.5
2 Depth of Capital Market 37 92, 91, 88, 88, 88 67.5
3 Taxation 11 116, 115, 115, 114, 114 112.6
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 16 111, 111, 109, 108, 109 90.7
5 Human and Social Environment 22 109, 107, 105, 104, 103 70.3
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 22 106, 107, 104, 103, 103 82.7


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

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 91.1 62.7 120.6 100.4 98.0 83.3
Belgium 86.2 73.2 109.0 90.3 75.0 86.1
France 87.4 82.7 108.9 84.5 50.5 88.1
Austria 87.5 67.5 112.6 90.7 70.3 82.7
Spain 71.8 82.0 111.7 71.1 52.6 74.0
Luxembourg 87.1 56.7 101.8 88.9 60.2 67.6
Portugal 79.2 61.7 114.3 72.0 55.4 72.8
Last updated: 8 August 2016