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.The full dataset can be made available for non-commercial research purposes. If interested, please submit a request to access the ERM dataset.

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
16/07/2009 United Kingdom Ventura Offshoring/Delocalisation Administrative services 100
13/06/2008 United Kingdom Ventura Bankruptcy/Closure Administrative services 600
10/02/2021 Italy Ventures Production Bankruptcy Manufacturing 398
25/04/2005 Poland Venturini Business expansion Manufacturing 200
11/05/2011 Spain Veo 7 Internal restructuring Information / communication 100
28/06/2016 France Veolia Internal restructuring Utilities 430
20/06/2017 France Veolia Eau Internal restructuring Utilities 572
16/11/2012 France Veolia Environnement Internal restructuring Utilities 100
17/04/2009 France Véolia Environnement Business expansion Utilities 5000
20/01/2016 Ireland Veolia Ireland Business expansion Utilities 300
10/10/2011 France Veolia Transdev Merger/Acquisition Transportation / storage 180
07/03/2014 Sweden Veolia Transport Internal restructuring Transportation / storage 252
20/03/2013 France Veolia Water France Internal restructuring Utilities 808
20/12/2018 European Union VEON Internal restructuring Information / communication 91