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

Switzerland  
Rank: 10 · Score: 85.7  

Basic facts, 2015        
Population (millions) 8.2   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 668.5   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 81,860.3   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 0.7   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 10 114, 115, 115, 114, 115 85.7
1 Economic Activity 34 83, 96, 100, 91, 91 89.8
2 Depth of Capital Market 15 111, 111, 109, 111, 110 80.4
3 Taxation 22 114, 105, 104, 104, 103 108.1
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 35 94, 94, 88, 89, 90 72.9
5 Human and Social Environment 2 123, 123, 122, 122, 123 102.4
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 17 112, 113, 114, 112, 108 86.0


 
Historic performance, 2012-2016   Key driver performance, 2016

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Switzerland  
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
United Kingdom 95.2 89.2 116.0 101.8 99.7 94.8
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
Last updated: 8 August 2016