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

Denmark  
Rank: 10 · Score: 84.3  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 5.7   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 306.7   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 53,808.5   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 2.1   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 10 111, 113, 114, 115, 115 84.3
1 Economic Activity 41 81, 76, 80, 82, 84 81.5
2 Depth of Capital Market 29 91, 91, 91, 95, 96 73.0
3 Taxation 4 122, 121, 121, 121, 121 118.7
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 10 114, 115, 115, 114, 115 95.4
5 Human and Social Environment 4 119, 117, 117, 120, 121 96.6
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 14 113, 113, 112, 110, 111 84.3


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Denmark  
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
United Kingdom 91.3 91.7 116.8 98.1 96.2 92.9
Germany 94.7 84.4 108.7 85.3 78.7 91.8
Denmark 81.5 73.0 118.7 95.4 96.6 84.3
Sweden 86.0 79.7 124.1 94.2 63.7 87.6
Netherlands 88.3 79.2 116.5 83.4 69.9 89.6
Norway 83.5 77.9 118.0 98.1 71.6 83.1
Switzerland 83.0 79.5 108.7 71.3 87.8 85.0
Last updated: 3 Feb 2018