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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 Companyabsteigend sortieren Restructuring type Sector Planned job creation Planned job reductions min
20/11/2008 Czechia Visteon Autopal Nový Jičín Internal restructuring Manufacturing 550
11/05/2016 Bulgaria Visteon Electronics Bulgaria Business expansion Manufacturing 150
14/10/2004 Slovakia Visteon Slovakia Business expansion Manufacturing 508
27/02/2020 United Kingdom Vistry Group Merger/Acquisition Construction 250
03/11/2019 Norway Vita Merger/Acquisition Retail 400
04/06/2009 Norway Vital Forsikring ASA Internal restructuring Financial services 150
06/06/2006 France Vitalicom pôle Pyrénées Business expansion Administrative services 250
06/01/2010 Germany Vitalis Bankruptcy Retail 650
14/12/2011 Belgium Vitalo Internal restructuring Manufacturing 83
25/04/2022 Ireland Vitalograph Business expansion Manufacturing 200
02/03/2007 Spain Vitelcom Offshoring/Delocalisation Manufacturing 400
27/11/2002 Netherlands Vitens Merger/Acquisition Utilities 250
13/06/2005 Germany Viterra Internal restructuring Real estate 500
03/08/2020 Germany Vitesco Technologies Internal restructuring Manufacturing 25