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.The full dataset can be made available for non-commercial research purposes. If interested, please submit a request to access the ERM dataset.

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 creationsort descending Planned job reductions min
10/02/2017 Germany Osram Business expansion Manufacturing 1000
15/02/2017 Poland Zalando Business expansion Retail 1000
08/03/2017 Belgium G4S Business expansion Administrative services 1000
06/03/2017 Slovakia Amazon Business expansion Retail 1000
28/03/2017 Germany Ista Business expansion Administrative services 1000
05/12/2016 France Bureau Veritas Business expansion Professional services 1000
11/10/2016 Latvia Air Baltic Business expansion Transportation / storage 1000
13/12/2016 Poland BSH Business expansion Manufacturing 1000
16/12/2016 Poland Polish National Police Business expansion Public administration and defence 1000
12/01/2017 United Kingdom The Range Business expansion Transportation / storage 1000
25/01/2017 Romania Penny Market Business expansion Retail 1000
11/10/2016 France Renault Business expansion Manufacturing 1000
03/11/2016 Germany Amazon Business expansion Retail 1000
16/11/2016 Finland Valmet Automotive Business expansion Manufacturing 1000