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

Italy  
Rank: 34 · Score: 67.0  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 60.8   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 1,814.2   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 29,817.4   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 0.7   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 34 93, 90, 89, 88, 91 67.0
1 Economic Activity 63 64, 56, 55, 29, 62 84.3
2 Depth of Capital Market 43 90, 83, 80, 82, 82 62.1
3 Taxation 40 95, 93, 90, 90, 85 103.3
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 79 55, 53, 52, 50, 46 57.6
5 Human and Social Environment 57 62, 56, 65, 66, 68 50.7
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 24 101, 101, 101, 100, 101 77.1


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Italy  
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
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
Portugal 79.2 61.7 114.3 72.0 55.4 72.8
Italy 84.3 62.1 103.3 57.6 50.7 77.1
Iceland 85.2 35.2 107.5 93.1 85.3 71.3
Greece 58.2 47.8 110.3 60.7 37.8 57.3
Cyprus 67.7 30.8 101.3 75.3 66.0 59.6
Last updated: 8 August 2016