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

Germany  
Rank: 9 · Score: 88.6  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 80.9   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 3,355.5   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 41,452.7   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 9 117, 117, 116, 116, 116 88.6
1 Economic Activity 7 111, 105, 113, 104, 118 95.6
2 Depth of Capital Market 9 114, 115, 116, 116, 116 83.9
3 Taxation 17 105, 109, 108, 108, 108 109.0
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 15 112, 112, 111, 109, 110 91.0
5 Human and Social Environment 17 108, 108, 106, 106, 108 78.7
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 4 122, 121, 122, 121, 121 92.5


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Germany  
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 95.2 89.2 116.0 101.8 99.7 94.8
Germany 95.6 83.9 109.0 91.0 78.7 92.5
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
Last updated: 8 August 2016