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

Spain  
Rank: 26 · Score: 73.7  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 46.4   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 1,202.9   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 25,901.9   Venture capital investments (quartile) 3rd
GDP growth (per cent) 3.1   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 26 99, 99, 98, 98, 99 73.7
1 Economic Activity 100 14, 11, 8, 15, 25 71.8
2 Depth of Capital Market 12 105, 100, 104, 110, 113 82.0
3 Taxation 12 108, 116, 116, 115, 113 111.7
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 40 93, 91, 89, 82, 85 71.1
5 Human and Social Environment 53 75, 83, 82, 74, 72 52.6
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 26 99, 98, 97, 98, 99 74.0


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

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 86.2 73.2 109.0 90.3 75.0 86.1
France 87.4 82.7 108.9 84.5 50.5 88.1
Austria 87.5 67.5 112.6 90.7 70.3 82.7
Spain 71.8 82.0 111.7 71.1 52.6 74.0
Luxembourg 87.1 56.7 101.8 88.9 60.2 67.6
Portugal 79.2 61.7 114.3 72.0 55.4 72.8
Italy 84.3 62.1 103.3 57.6 50.7 77.1
Last updated: 8 August 2016