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 date Country Company Restructuring type Sector Planned job creationsorter faldende Planned job reductions min
06/08/2005 Romania Star Transmission Business expansion Manufacturing 700
11/07/2006 Romania Autoliv Business expansion Manufacturing 700
01/10/2008 Romania Alstom Business expansion Manufacturing 700
04/04/2008 Spain Solaria Business expansion Manufacturing 700
27/03/2008 Belgium Flightcare Business expansion Transportation / storage 700
29/04/2008 World SMS Group Business expansion Manufacturing 700
03/10/2007 France Centre de convention de France Business expansion Hotel / restaurants 700
08/11/2007 Germany Fielmann Business expansion Retail 700
18/12/2007 France Center Parcs Business expansion Arts / entertainment 700
16/01/2008 United Kingdom Home Bargains Business expansion Retail 700
07/02/2008 Czechia Škoda Holding Business expansion Manufacturing 700
03/03/2008 Slovakia Yura Corporation Slovakia Business expansion Manufacturing 700
05/09/2007 Czechia Qisda Business expansion Manufacturing 700
01/10/2019 United Kingdom Gousto Business expansion Retail 700