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

Sweden  
Rank: 15 · Score: 84.6  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 9.7   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 492.1   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 50,569.5   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 3.4   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 15 116, 114, 113, 110, 110 84.6
1 Economic Activity 28 76, 67, 75, 72, 97 90.5
2 Depth of Capital Market 16 113, 112, 110, 108, 109 79.9
3 Taxation 1 123, 123, 124, 124, 124 121.7
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 11 119, 117, 117, 114, 114 96.7
5 Human and Social Environment 31 104, 101, 97, 92, 94 64.0
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 7 120, 118, 116, 116, 118 89.2


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Sweden  
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 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
Ireland 91.1 62.7 120.6 100.4 98.0 83.3
Belgium 86.2 73.2 109.0 90.3 75.0 86.1
Last updated: 8 August 2016