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

France  
Rank: 10 · Score: 83.6  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 64.9   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 2,597.2   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 40,019.2   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) -8.1   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VC/PE Country Attractiveness Index 10 114, 116, 116, 115, 115 83.6
1 Economic Activity 12 93, 97, 99, 106, 113 87.5
2 Depth of Capital Market 11 113, 113, 113, 113, 114 82.3
3 Taxation 18 57, 58, 111, 110, 107 103.5
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 23 103, 103, 104, 104, 102 87.8
5 Human and Social Environment 4 120, 120, 120, 120, 121 69.0
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 13 112, 112, 112, 112, 112 86.7


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021
 

   
VC/PE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
France  
Western Europe
 
 
 
Peer Group Comparison
 
Regional Peers Economic Activity Depth of Capital Market Taxation Investor Protection and
Corporate Governance
Human and Social
Environment
Entrepreneurial
Opportunites
United Kingdom 91.1 91.1 110.4 99.5 72.8 91.5
Germany 92.2 85.3 102.5 87.9 74.0 92.7
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
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021