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 dateseřadit sestupně Country Company Restructuring type Sector Planned job creation Planned job reductions min
13/08/2021 Slovenia Mercator Business expansion Retail 100
19/08/2021 World Wizz Air Business expansion Transportation / storage 800
24/08/2021 Slovenia Hisense Gorenje Business expansion Manufacturing 140
31/08/2021 Lithuania Barbora Business expansion Retail 200
02/09/2021 Latvia Kärcher Business expansion Manufacturing 200 0
04/09/2021 Croatia Financial Agency (FINA) Internal restructuring Financial services 300
07/09/2021 Latvia Rīga International Airport Business expansion Transportation / storage 200
08/09/2021 European Union XXXLutz Business expansion Retail 2200
09/09/2021 World Danone Internal restructuring Manufacturing 1,600
09/09/2021 World PM Group Business expansion Professional services 400
09/09/2021 Ireland PM Group Business expansion Administrative services 200
13/09/2021 France Wrigley France Internal restructuring Manufacturing 280
13/09/2021 France Bénéteau Business expansion Manufacturing 300
17/09/2021 France SNCF Internal restructuring Transportation / storage 2,000