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
23/09/2015 United Kingdom Young's Seafood Internal restructuring Manufacturing 650
31/05/2018 United Kingdom Young's Seafood Closure Manufacturing 450
06/10/2018 United Kingdom Young's Seafood Business expansion Manufacturing 200
23/05/2012 United Kingdom Youngs Seafood Closure Manufacturing 281
24/03/2014 Belgium YourCall Store Concepts Bankruptcy Retail 135
16/12/2021 France Yousign Business expansion Information / communication 130
13/05/2005 France YPSO Merger/Acquisition Manufacturing 500
14/12/2007 Slovakia Yssel Business expansion Manufacturing 560
19/02/2019 United Kingdom YTM Group Bankruptcy Manufacturing 117
16/12/2004 United Kingdom Yuasa Batteries Internal restructuring Manufacturing 220
03/03/2008 Slovakia Yura Corporation Slovakia Business expansion Manufacturing 700
18/09/2013 Germany Yves Rocher Internal restructuring Retail 47
16/10/2002 France Yves St-Laurent Haute Couture Merger/Acquisition Manufacturing 162
17/05/2003 Greece Yvoni Stores S.A. Bankruptcy/Closure Retail 120