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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.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 Company Restructuring type Sector Planned job creation Planned job reductions minabsteigend sortieren
14/11/2012 World Texas Instruments Internal restructuring Manufacturing 1,700
12/07/2012 Poland Strabag Internal restructuring Construction 1,700
30/01/2013 United Kingdom Vion Closure Manufacturing 1,700
12/02/2013 Poland Telekomunikacja Polska Internal restructuring Information / communication 1,700
03/09/2021 World Covestro Internal restructuring Manufacturing 1,700
03/03/2021 France SFR Internal restructuring Information / communication 1000 1,700
11/09/2008 World Stora Enso Internal restructuring Manufacturing 1,700
12/09/2008 United Kingdom XL Leisure Group Bankruptcy/Closure Administrative services 1,700
10/11/2008 European Union NCC Internal restructuring Construction 1,700
25/10/2007 European Union Stora Enso Bankruptcy/Closure Manufacturing 1,700
30/08/2016 Poland Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa Internal restructuring Mining / quarrying 1,700
02/02/2017 France EDF Internal restructuring Utilities 1,700
16/05/2016 Italy Banco Popolare - Banca Popolare di Milano Merger/Acquisition Financial services 400 1,700
08/06/2016 Germany LSG Sky Chefs Internal restructuring Manufacturing 1,700