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

Denmark  
Rank: 14 · Score: 80.8  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 5.8   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 355.2   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 61,002.1   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) -3.3   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 14 111, 111, 111, 111, 111 80.8
1 Economic Activity 33 87, 96, 88, 87, 92 81.6
2 Depth of Capital Market 27 95, 99, 101, 98, 98 74.0
3 Taxation 4 121, 121, 121, 121, 121 112.1
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 4 115, 114, 115, 115, 121 102.1
5 Human and Social Environment 11 115, 115, 115, 114, 114 58.9
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 10 113, 115, 116, 115, 115 87.6


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Denmark  
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
France 87.5 82.3 103.5 87.8 69.0 86.7
Netherlands 86.6 78.5 109.9 86.1 62.5 88.8
Sweden 81.3 79.0 115.5 96.3 53.2 90.0
Denmark 81.6 74.0 112.1 102.1 58.9 87.6
Switzerland 84.3 79.7 102.7 72.7 65.0 86.6
Finland 77.8 74.5 114.1 100.7 52.7 87.3
Norway 81.6 75.7 107.9 101.6 50.4 82.2
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021