EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change


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
13/05/2014 Finland VR Track Bankruptcy Transportation / storage 123
12/10/2010 Finland VR-Rata Internal restructuring Construction 350
28/02/2012 Romania Vrancart Adjud Business expansion Manufacturing 100
31/05/2010 Netherlands Vredestein Business expansion Manufacturing 100
11/01/2013 Netherlands Vredestein Business expansion Professional services 100
09/12/2004 Netherlands Vrije Universiteit Medical Center Internal restructuring Health / social work 200
16/12/2010 Czechia Vršanská uhelná Internal restructuring Mining / quarrying 101
15/03/2010 Belgium VRT Internal restructuring Information / communication 279
24/11/2012 Belgium VRT Internal restructuring Information / communication 120
08/09/2015 Belgium VRT Outsourcing Information / communication 287
21/04/2022 Belgium VRT Internal restructuring Information / communication 166
04/10/2013 Denmark VSB Industri- og stalmontage Bankruptcy Manufacturing 200
25/04/2017 France VSC Technologies Business expansion Information / communication 150
16/03/2006 Sweden VSM Group Internal restructuring Manufacturing 60