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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 stigende Country Company Restructuring type Sector Planned job creation Planned job reductions min
12/12/2003 Denmark Gøl Internal restructuring Manufacturing 365
12/12/2003 France Aubert & Duval Holding (ADH) Internal restructuring Manufacturing 187 208
11/12/2003 European Union The Gillette Company Offshoring/Delocalisation Manufacturing 1,200
11/12/2003 France TPC Bankruptcy/Closure Manufacturing 180
11/12/2003 World Compagnia Italiana Turismo (Cit) Internal restructuring Administrative services 250
11/12/2003 Italy Compagnia Italiana Turismo (Cit) Internal restructuring Administrative services 105
11/12/2003 France Rhodia Internal restructuring Manufacturing 572
10/12/2003 Belgium TDS Automotive Internal restructuring Manufacturing 39
10/12/2003 World Akzo Nobel Polymer Chemicals Internal restructuring Manufacturing 150
09/12/2003 Netherlands Philips High Tech Plastics HTP Internal restructuring Manufacturing 70
08/12/2003 World Aventis Internal restructuring Manufacturing
08/12/2003 Netherlands Imtech Marine Internal restructuring Manufacturing 90
08/12/2003 France Formica Corporation Bankruptcy/Closure Manufacturing 149
08/12/2003 France Aventis Internal restructuring Manufacturing 1,800