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

Spain  
Rank: 20 · Score: 76.1  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 47.3   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 1,278.3   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 27,008.8   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) -10.8   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 20 101, 102, 101, 105, 105 76.1
1 Economic Activity 38 30, 44, 52, 77, 87 80.3
2 Depth of Capital Market 14 110, 109, 108, 110, 111 80.7
3 Taxation 12 113, 113, 113, 114, 113 106.3
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 30 97, 97, 97, 93, 95 83.5
5 Human and Social Environment 15 108, 108, 108, 106, 110 52.9
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 22 102, 102, 102, 102, 103 75.5


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Spain  
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
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
Spain 80.3 80.7 106.3 83.5 52.9 75.5
Belgium 82.7 70.6 105.8 94.2 46.5 82.8
Austria 82.1 67.1 109.3 95.7 50.9 82.0
Ireland 84.6 69.4 114.4 98.8 46.9 74.6
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021