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

Spain  
Rank: 25 · Score: 73.4  

Basic facts, 2017        
Population (millions) 46.4   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 1,232.1   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 26,553.6   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 3.1   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 25 98, 97, 100, 100, 100 73.4
1 Economic Activity 71 32, 35, 50, 56, 54 72.3
2 Depth of Capital Market 20 105, 111, 113, 105, 105 77.4
3 Taxation 12 116, 115, 113, 113, 113 112.4
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 29 90, 83, 86, 95, 96 73.8
5 Human and Social Environment 40 80, 72, 72, 85, 85 55.7
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 25 97, 99, 99, 100, 100 74.1


 
Historic performance, 2014-2018   Key driver performance, 2018

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Spain  
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
Belgium 80.6 73.8 109.5 88.6 69.9 83.7
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
Last updated: 3 Feb 2018