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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 creationsorteeri kasvavalt Planned job reductions min
06/09/2011 Ireland Talk Talk Outsourcing Information / communication 575
14/09/2011 Ireland Allied Logistics Other Transportation / storage 175
14/09/2011 European Union Nomura Internal restructuring Financial services 230
14/09/2011 Netherlands Tata Steel IJmuiden Internal restructuring Manufacturing 850
15/09/2011 Netherlands Hogeschool InHolland Internal restructuring Education 470
03/09/2011 Greece Atlantic Bankruptcy Retail 800
07/09/2011 Greece OTE SHOPS Closure Information / communication 186
20/09/2011 Germany E.ON Internal restructuring Utilities 400
02/09/2011 Portugal Opway Internal restructuring Construction 200
06/09/2011 Portugal Manuel Nunes & Fernandes II, Lda., Closure Transportation / storage 400
08/06/2011 Portugal ABB Stotz Closure Manufacturing 171
01/02/2011 France Constellium Internal restructuring Manufacturing 100
29/08/2011 Denmark Nordea Denmark Internal restructuring Financial services 500
17/08/2011 Denmark De Gule Sider Internal restructuring Information / communication 150