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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 Companysorteeri kahanevalt Restructuring type Sector Planned job creation Planned job reductions min
15/06/2020 United Kingdom Wicksteed Park Bankruptcy Arts / entertainment 115
11/11/2020 Norway Widerøe Ground Handling Internal restructuring Transportation / storage 325
21/10/2013 Denmark Widex Internal restructuring Manufacturing 85
02/08/2020 Estonia Widex Eesti Offshoring/Delocalisation Manufacturing 118
26/02/2015 Estonia Widex Estonia OÜ Business expansion Manufacturing 150
09/03/2015 Italy Widiba Business expansion Financial services 1000
07/02/2007 United Kingdom Widney Cabs Ltd Bankruptcy/Closure Manufacturing 300
23/10/2006 Austria Wiedl Bankruptcy/Closure Construction 253
30/11/2006 Poland Wielkopolski Urząd Wojewódzki Internal restructuring Public administration and defence 150
17/01/2018 Romania Wielpütz Automotive Business expansion Manufacturing 500
28/05/2007 Poland Wielton Business expansion Manufacturing 100
29/01/2008 Poland Wielton Business expansion Manufacturing 100
31/10/2008 Poland Wielton Internal restructuring Manufacturing 200
09/06/2017 Austria Wien Energie Internal restructuring Utilities 100