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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 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 minsorteeri kahanevalt
05/09/2002 World Zurich Financial Services Internal restructuring Financial services 4,500
02/07/2012 Italy Italian public administration Internal restructuring Public administration and defence 4,515
27/06/2012 Italy Monte dei Paschi Internal restructuring Financial services 4,600
14/06/2018 World Rolls-Royce Internal restructuring Manufacturing 4,600
19/02/2019 World Honda Closure Manufacturing 4,600
28/05/2020 France Renault Internal restructuring Manufacturing 4,600
21/04/2008 World AT&T Internal restructuring Information / communication 4,600
30/11/2012 World Osram Internal restructuring Manufacturing 4,700
30/09/2003 European Union Ford Internal restructuring Manufacturing 4,700
24/05/2002 World Bayer Internal restructuring Manufacturing 4,700
17/11/2010 World Roche Internal restructuring Manufacturing 4,800
12/01/2012 World Royal Bank of Scotland Internal restructuring Financial services 4,800
05/01/2009 France Police nationale Internal restructuring Public administration and defence 1400 4,800
06/07/2009 Germany Allianz Internal restructuring Financial services 4,800