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

Finland  
Rank: 16 · Score: 82.2  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 5.5   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 238.5   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 43,364.2   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 2.4   Private equity investments (quartile) 3rd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 16 113, 112, 113, 109, 109 82.2
1 Economic Activity 52 69, 52, 67, 74, 73 78.3
2 Depth of Capital Market 23 103, 98, 101, 99, 102 75.5
3 Taxation 3 118, 122, 122, 122, 122 120.9
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 4 121, 121, 121, 121, 121 100.9
5 Human and Social Environment 20 108, 111, 111, 103, 105 70.4
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 12 120, 120, 119, 113, 113 85.4


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

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
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
Finland 78.3 75.5 120.9 100.9 70.4 85.4
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
Last updated: 3 Feb 2018