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

France  
Rank: 21 · Score: 79.0  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 64.6   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 2,465.5   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 38,164.9   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 1.7   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 21 104, 103, 105, 103, 104 79.0
1 Economic Activity 27 104, 84, 105, 100, 98 85.5
2 Depth of Capital Market 10 110, 114, 115, 115, 115 82.0
3 Taxation 22 106, 106, 106, 103, 103 108.4
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 23 104, 103, 103, 104, 102 82.5
5 Human and Social Environment 55 70, 68, 66, 68, 70 48.7
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 8 109, 112, 114, 119, 117 87.3


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

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
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
Austria 84.0 67.7 115.7 87.1 67.9 80.6
Spain 72.3 77.4 112.4 73.8 55.7 74.1
Italy 81.3 68.9 107.1 56.4 51.8 76.5
Last updated: 3 Feb 2018