Restructurings in SMEs

Restructuring is part and parcel of the economic fabric in Europe, as companies must adapt to altered conditions in a bid to remain sustainable and competitive. Small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) constitute over 99% of European businesses and about 66% of private sector employment, so policymakers at all levels need to understand the specific challenges facing them to provide appropriate support for this backbone of the European economy. Eurofound’s report Restructuring in SMEs in Europe outlines the features peculiar to SMEs in their anticipation and management of restructuring. It also explores the main drivers of change and analyses the factors influencing successful restructuring. It offers a wide-ranging, comparative view of how restructuring impacts on workers and the company itself and puts forward several policy pointers for future action. The report draws on 85 company case studies which are available in this database. An overview of the restructuring in SMEs project is available.

85 items found
Company Countryorden descendente Type of Restructuring Sector Palabras clave
Linette, Estonia Estonia Internal restructuring Manufacturing Globalisation
Astel, Estonia Estonia Business expansion Manufacturing Flexicurity, Recession/Crisis
Finchemics, Finland Finland Internal restructuring Manufacturing Globalisation, Recession/Crisis
Europlan Engineering, Finland Finland Internal restructuring Professional services Globalisation, Recession/Crisis
Sanako, Finland Finland Internal restructuring Information / communication Recession/Crisis
Eurodecal, France France (Avoiding) bankruptcy, Internal restructuring Manufacturing Recession/Crisis
Solar panel company, France France Business expansion Construction Recession/Crisis
Solic Group, France France (Avoiding) bankruptcy Administrative services Recession/Crisis
Rehm Race Days, Germany Germany Business expansion Arts / entertainment
Automation company, Germany Germany (Avoiding) bankruptcy, Merger/Acquisition Manufacturing
Friedrich Marx, Germany Germany Internal restructuring Retail Recession/Crisis
Royal Tsatsoulis Bros, Greece Greece Business expansion Manufacturing Globalisation
Aktis, Greece Greece Business expansion Construction Globalisation
Bairaktaris Marble, Greece Greece Internal restructuring Mining / quarrying Recession/Crisis
AMSY Marking Technology, Hungary Hungary Business expansion Retail
Nobilis, Hungary Hungary Business expansion Manufacturing
Interactive Net Design, Hungary Hungary Business expansion Information / communication
First Credit, Ireland Ireland Internal restructuring Financial services Recession/Crisis
Brian Mordaunt & Sons, Ireland Ireland Closure Retail Recession/Crisis
Jo’Burger, Ireland Ireland (Avoiding) bankruptcy, Internal restructuring Hotel / restaurants

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