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

France  
Rank: 21 · Score: 80.3  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 64.2   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 2,421.4   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 37,707.4   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 1.1   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 21 105, 103, 104, 103, 104 80.3
1 Economic Activity 49 79, 83, 80, 47, 76 87.4
2 Depth of Capital Market 11 112, 108, 111, 114, 114 82.7
3 Taxation 19 101, 106, 106, 106, 106 108.9
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 23 105, 104, 104, 103, 102 84.5
5 Human and Social Environment 58 80, 78, 70, 68, 67 50.5
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 11 113, 111, 110, 114, 114 88.1


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
France  
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 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
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
Last updated: 8 August 2016