EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change


The restructuring events database contains factsheets with data on large-scale restructuring events reported in the principal national media in each EU member state. It has been in existence since 2002.

The map displays the most recent cases. Nation-wide cases are displayed next to the country name.

Recent restructuring cases

The database is updated daily and grows at a rate of approximately 20-30 new entries a week. To date, more than 25,000 restructuring events have been recorded.

In order to be included in the database, an individual case of restructuring must involve the announced loss or creation of at least 100 jobs, or employment effects affecting at least 10% of a workforce of more than 250 people. A restructuring statistics tool is available to explore summary data from the restructuring events database by country, sector and restructuring type.

Research carried out prior to the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union on 31 January 2020, and published subsequently, may include data relating to the 28 EU Member States. Following this date, research only takes into account the 27 EU Member States (EU28 minus the UK), unless specified otherwise.

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Announcement date Country Company Restructuring type Sector Planned job creation Planned job reductions min
06/05/2020 World Airbnb Internal restructuring Administrative services 1,900
06/05/2020 Poland ST3 Offshore Bankruptcy Manufacturing 185
06/05/2020 World Uber Internal restructuring Transportation / storage 6,700
06/05/2020 France Derichebourg Aeronautics Services Internal restructuring Manufacturing 700
05/05/2020 Lithuania MAAS Aviation Business expansion Retail 400
05/05/2020 Lithuania Baltic Ground Services Internal restructuring Transportation / storage 37
05/05/2020 World Oerlikon Balzers Coating Internal restructuring Manufacturing 800
05/05/2020 France Studi Business expansion Education 110
05/05/2020 World Back Market Business expansion Information / communication 300
05/05/2020 Poland Capital Service Internal restructuring Financial services 320
05/05/2020 Germany Gerry Weber Internal restructuring Retail 200
05/05/2020 Germany STI Group Closure Manufacturing 283
05/05/2020 Hungary Yaris Kabin Hungary Business expansion Manufacturing 150
05/05/2020 Poland Amazon Business expansion Retail 100