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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 date Country Company Restructuring type Sector Planned job creation Planned job reductions minsorter faldende
02/02/2021 Germany Siemens Energy Internal restructuring Manufacturing 2,600
20/02/2013 Spain CaixaBank Internal restructuring Financial services 2,600
25/11/2016 Poland Alior Bank Merger/Acquisition Financial services 2,600
13/12/2016 Italy Unicredit Internal restructuring Financial services 2,600
19/05/2020 United Kingdom OVO Energy Merger/Acquisition Retail 2,600
02/02/2012 Spain Spanair Bankruptcy Transportation / storage 2,604
21/01/2010 Belgium Opel Closure Manufacturing 2,606
10/09/2019 Spain Telefónica Internal restructuring Information / communication 2,636
02/10/2009 Slovenia Mura Bankruptcy Manufacturing 2,639
27/09/2002 Germany Mobilcom Internal restructuring Information / communication 2,650
06/12/2017 Poland Orange Poland Internal restructuring Information / communication 2,680
11/05/2017 Germany Siemens Internal restructuring Manufacturing 9000 2,680
03/02/2016 Italy Unicredit Internal restructuring Financial services 2,700
12/10/2004 France Arc International Offshoring/Delocalisation Manufacturing 2,700