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 datesorter faldende Country Company Restructuring type Sector Planned job creation Planned job reductions min
27/06/2020 Poland Safran Transsmision Systems Poland Internal restructuring Manufacturing 150
29/06/2020 Netherlands NS Internal restructuring Transportation / storage 2,300
29/06/2020 Denmark ISS Internal restructuring Administrative services 300
29/06/2020 Austria Huber Internal restructuring Retail 80
29/06/2020 Belgium Avery Dennison Internal restructuring Manufacturing 220
29/06/2020 United Kingdom Waitrose Business expansion Retail 800
30/06/2020 United Kingdom HS2 Business expansion Construction 500
30/06/2020 France Cerdia France Internal restructuring Manufacturing 123
30/06/2020 United Kingdom Birmingham Airport Internal restructuring Transportation / storage 250
30/06/2020 United Kingdom Steelite International Internal restructuring Manufacturing 160
30/06/2020 United Kingdom Harveys Internal restructuring Retail 240
30/06/2020 Slovenia Lindab Closure Manufacturing 212
30/06/2020 Czechia Smartwings Internal restructuring Transportation / storage 600
30/06/2020 World Airbus Internal restructuring Manufacturing 14,900