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

Netherlands  
Rank: 12 · Score: 83.3  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 17.0   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 777.2   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 45,719.3   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 2.8   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 12 110, 110, 109, 110, 113 83.3
1 Economic Activity 20 93, 86, 106, 106, 105 88.3
2 Depth of Capital Market 15 104, 105, 106, 109, 110 79.2
3 Taxation 7 119, 118, 118, 119, 118 116.5
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 22 105, 105, 105, 102, 103 83.4
5 Human and Social Environment 21 107, 107, 106, 102, 104 69.9
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 5 119, 118, 117, 117, 120 89.6


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Netherlands  
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
Germany 94.7 84.4 108.7 85.3 78.7 91.8
Denmark 81.5 73.0 118.7 95.4 96.6 84.3
Sweden 86.0 79.7 124.1 94.2 63.7 87.6
Netherlands 88.3 79.2 116.5 83.4 69.9 89.6
Norway 83.5 77.9 118.0 98.1 71.6 83.1
Switzerland 83.0 79.5 108.7 71.3 87.8 85.0
Finland 78.3 75.5 120.9 100.9 70.4 85.4
Last updated: 3 Feb 2018