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

Poland  
Rank: 28 · Score: 67.8  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 38.4   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) 3rd
GDP (US$ billions) 594.2   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 15,480.6   Venture capital investments (quartile) 3rd
GDP growth (per cent) -2.7   Private equity investments (quartile) 3rd
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VC/PE Country Attractiveness Index 28 97, 98, 97, 97, 97 67.8
1 Economic Activity 13 96, 99, 107, 113, 112 87.1
2 Depth of Capital Market 25 104, 104, 105, 104, 100 75.0
3 Taxation 32 76, 104, 99, 99, 93 100.3
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 57 80, 77, 76, 65, 68 66.8
5 Human and Social Environment 36 95, 95, 95, 91, 89 39.4
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 31 92, 92, 94, 94, 94 66.8


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021
 

   
VC/PE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Poland  
Eastern Europe
 
 
 
Peer Group Comparison
 
Regional Peers Economic Activity Depth of Capital Market Taxation Investor Protection and
Corporate Governance
Human and Social
Environment
Entrepreneurial
Opportunites
Poland 87.1 75.0 100.3 66.8 39.4 66.8
Czech Republic 81.3 55.5 96.7 76.4 40.4 72.1
Estonia 67.5 52.1 98.2 87.7 44.7 61.1
Turkey 77.3 70.6 101.9 67.3 32.4 54.5
Romania 81.5 57.2 89.6 73.8 34.9 54.7
Hungary 79.8 53.8 95.8 64.0 34.0 65.0
Lithuania 70.3 49.5 99.1 81.8 36.5 57.3
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021