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 datesorter faldende Country Company Restructuring type Sector Planned job creation Planned job reductions min
12/03/2020 France Dachser France Business expansion Transportation / storage 200
12/03/2020 Sweden Scandic Internal restructuring Hotel / restaurants 2,000
12/03/2020 Finland Isku Internal restructuring Manufacturing 150
12/03/2020 Spain Meliá Internal restructuring Hotel / restaurants 230
14/03/2020 European Union KLM Internal restructuring Transportation / storage 1,500
15/03/2020 Lithuania A. Zakaro firma Internal restructuring Retail 156
15/03/2020 Lithuania Sportland LT Internal restructuring Retail 55
16/03/2020 Sweden Stena Line Internal restructuring Transportation / storage 950
16/03/2020 United Kingdom Halfords Internal restructuring Retail 226
17/03/2020 Finland Valmet Offshoring/Delocalisation Manufacturing 78
17/03/2020 World Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Internal restructuring Manufacturing 2,000
17/03/2020 France Naval Group Business expansion Manufacturing 400
17/03/2020 United Kingdom Gatwick Airport Internal restructuring Transportation / storage 100
17/03/2020 United Kingdom Morrison Supermarkets Business expansion Retail 1000