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

Norway  
Rank: 13 · Score: 85.2  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 5.2   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 391.5   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 75,767.6   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 2.3   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 13 110, 112, 112, 112, 112 85.2
1 Economic Activity 25 70, 106, 96, 95, 100 91.3
2 Depth of Capital Market 14 109, 110, 112, 112, 111 80.5
3 Taxation 5 118, 120, 120, 120, 120 116.4
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 6 116, 119, 119, 119, 119 102.7
5 Human and Social Environment 25 94, 93, 95, 96, 100 66.1
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 15 108, 109, 109, 109, 110 86.8


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Norway  
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 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
Netherlands 89.8 78.2 116.1 87.4 75.1 89.1
Last updated: 8 August 2016