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 date Country Company Restructuring type Sector Planned job creationsorter faldende Planned job reductions min
10/11/2014 France Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) France Business expansion Information / communication 500
24/10/2014 Slovakia Volkswagen Slovakia Business expansion Manufacturing 500
21/11/2014 Czechia OKIN BPS Business expansion Professional services 500
08/04/2015 France Destia Business expansion Health / social work 500
22/04/2015 Romania Leoni Wiring Systems Arad Business expansion Manufacturing 500
25/06/2015 Portugal ERA Business expansion Real estate 500
10/06/2015 Poland Musketeers Group Business expansion Transportation / storage 500
06/11/2014 United Kingdom Admiral Business expansion Financial services 500
26/11/2014 United Kingdom Persimmon Business expansion Construction 500
03/12/2014 Germany Reserved Business expansion Retail 500
11/12/2014 Poland BSH Sprzet Gospodarstwa Domowego Business expansion Manufacturing 500
23/01/2015 United Kingdom Lidl Business expansion Retail 500
20/01/2015 Hungary Opel Magyarország Business expansion Manufacturing 500
03/03/2015 Poland Strabag Business expansion Construction 500