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

Norway  
Rank: 14 · Score: 83.0  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 5.2   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 371.0   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 71,349.1   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 1.9   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 14 112, 111, 111, 113, 111 83.0
1 Economic Activity 34 101, 102, 103, 87, 91 83.5
2 Depth of Capital Market 18 111, 110, 108, 107, 107 77.9
3 Taxation 5 120, 120, 120, 120, 120 118.0
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 6 120, 119, 120, 120, 119 98.1
5 Human and Social Environment 19 95, 98, 100, 106, 106 71.6
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 16 110, 110, 110, 109, 109 83.1


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

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
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
Ireland 84.3 63.1 121.1 95.8 92.1 80.7
Last updated: 3 Feb 2018