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.

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
17/09/2021 France SNCF Internal restructuring Transportation / storage 2,000
17/09/2021 Greece Alpha Bank Internal restructuring Financial services 350
20/09/2021 Germany Vestas Closure Manufacturing 460
20/09/2021 Spain Vecctor Business expansion Transportation / storage 1500
20/09/2021 Belgium Liberty Steel Internal restructuring Manufacturing 153
20/09/2021 Poland PwC Business expansion Professional services 1000
20/09/2021 European Union Vestas Closure Manufacturing 650
20/09/2021 World Global Shares Business expansion Information / communication 200
21/09/2021 Ireland EY Business expansion Professional services 800
21/09/2021 Ireland AstraZeneca Business expansion Manufacturing 100
21/09/2021 France Mirakl Business expansion Information / communication 350
21/09/2021 France Mirakl Business expansion Information / communication 350
21/09/2021 France Sorare Business expansion Information / communication 100
21/09/2021 France Masteos Business expansion Real estate 100