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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.

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
13/10/2010 United Kingdom Lloyds TSB Internal restructuring Information / communication 2,750
23/10/2009 Austria Telekom Austria Internal restructuring Information / communication 2,750
04/10/2016 Sweden Ericsson Internal restructuring Manufacturing 2,770
07/05/2015 France Areva Internal restructuring Utilities 2,774
02/02/2018 United Kingdom Carillion Bankruptcy Construction 2,778
01/06/2011 Romania Agentia Nationala de Administrare Fiscala Internal restructuring Public administration and defence 2,787
27/09/2011 United Kingdom BAE Systems Internal restructuring Manufacturing 2,790
18/01/2012 World Takeda Pharmaceuticals Internal restructuring Manufacturing 2,800
15/11/2010 United Kingdom Rok Closure Construction 2,800
30/10/2003 World The Coca-Cola Company Internal restructuring Manufacturing 2,800
09/10/2002 World GE Aircraft Engines Internal restructuring Manufacturing 2,800
12/03/2004 France La Poste Internal restructuring Financial services 2,800
26/06/2007 United Kingdom Thomas Cook Internal restructuring Administrative services 2,800
22/08/2007 Romania Romsilva Internal restructuring Agriculture 2,800