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 date Country Company Restructuring type Sector Planned job creation Planned job reductions min
03/12/2020 Italy Banco BPM Internal restructuring Financial services 1,500
03/12/2020 United Kingdom Tate Internal restructuring Arts / entertainment 120
03/12/2020 Germany Krones Internal restructuring Manufacturing 350
03/12/2020 United Kingdom Rolls-Royce Internal restructuring Manufacturing 170
03/12/2020 Poland LEO Pharma Business expansion Manufacturing 100
03/12/2020 Germany Deutsche Bahn Business expansion Transportation / storage 18000
03/12/2020 France Scania Production Angers Business expansion Manufacturing 200
03/12/2020 France Hubside.Store Business expansion Retail 250
02/12/2020 Netherlands VDL Nedcar Internal restructuring Manufacturing 600
02/12/2020 France Aubert & Duval Internal restructuring Manufacturing 83 462
02/12/2020 Ireland IQVIA Business expansion Health / social work 170
01/12/2020 United Kingdom Debenhams Bankruptcy Retail 12,000
01/12/2020 Ireland LetsGetChecked Business expansion Health / social work 160
01/12/2020 United Kingdom IBM (UK) Internal restructuring Information / communication 346