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 27,000 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.The full dataset can be made available for non-commercial research purposes. If interested, please submit a request to access the ERM dataset.

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 dateseřadit sestupně Country Company Restructuring type Sector Planned job creation Planned job reductions min
23/02/2021 Czechia Czech Airlines (ČSA) Bankruptcy Transportation / storage 430
24/02/2021 World Solvay Internal restructuring Manufacturing 500
01/03/2021 France Norwegian Air Bankruptcy Transportation / storage 286
02/03/2021 Austria Ruefa Internal restructuring Administrative services 100
03/03/2021 Portugal Altice Portugal Internal restructuring Information / communication 2,000
03/03/2021 Poland Bank Polska Kasa Opieki Internal restructuring Financial services 1,100
08/03/2021 Portugal Eurest Internal restructuring Hotel / restaurants 146
09/03/2021 Finland Valmet Automotive Business expansion Manufacturing 1000
11/03/2021 Netherlands Amazon Business expansion Retail 170
11/03/2021 Slovenia Safilo Closure Manufacturing 557
11/03/2021 France Aircall Business expansion Information / communication 173
15/03/2021 World Screwfix Business expansion Retail 600
17/03/2021 France Merck Business expansion Manufacturing 350
17/03/2021 France Aftral Business expansion Education 200