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

Italy  
Rank: 30 · Score: 68.9  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 60.7   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 1,850.0   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 30,477.3   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 1.3   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 30 88, 87, 90, 94, 95 68.9
1 Economic Activity 42 87, 64, 90, 83, 83 81.3
2 Depth of Capital Market 33 80, 81, 85, 89, 92 68.9
3 Taxation 29 90, 90, 85, 84, 96 107.1
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 80 52, 49, 47, 46, 45 56.4
5 Human and Social Environment 49 68, 67, 70, 76, 76 51.8
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 24 101, 100, 101, 101, 101 76.5


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

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
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
Luxembourg 75.6 56.1 105.8 88.3 56.6 68.8
Portugal 75.3 56.9 114.4 70.2 55.7 69.8
Malta 63.5 51.8 102.3 70.5 67.9 51.9
Last updated: 3 Feb 2018