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

Finland  
Rank: 14 · Score: 85.2  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 5.5   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 228.3   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 41,699.3   Venture capital investments (quartile) Bottom
GDP growth (per cent) 0.0   Private equity investments (quartile) 3rd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 14 111, 109, 114, 111, 111 85.2
1 Economic Activity 78 67, 54, 53, 28, 47 81.0
2 Depth of Capital Market 24 99, 99, 100, 99, 101 75.4
3 Taxation 3 119, 118, 118, 122, 122 119.7
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 5 121, 120, 121, 121, 120 103.5
5 Human and Social Environment 15 105, 105, 108, 111, 110 80.5
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 5 119, 119, 120, 120, 120 89.7


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Finland  
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
Switzerland 89.8 80.4 108.1 72.9 102.4 86.0
Denmark 87.0 71.4 117.6 97.4 97.6 86.9
Norway 91.3 80.5 116.4 102.7 66.1 86.8
Finland 81.0 75.4 119.7 103.5 80.5 89.7
Sweden 90.5 79.9 121.7 96.7 64.0 89.2
Netherlands 89.8 78.2 116.1 87.4 75.1 89.1
Ireland 91.1 62.7 120.6 100.4 98.0 83.3
Last updated: 8 August 2016