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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06/05/2020 World TUI Internal restructuring Administrative services 8,000
02/05/2020 World Rolls-Royce Internal restructuring Manufacturing 8,000
10/02/2021 World Heineken Internal restructuring Manufacturing 8,000
28/06/2022 World Novartis Internal restructuring Manufacturing 8,000
04/01/2023 World Salesforce Internal restructuring Information / communication 7,900
21/03/2007 Czechia Czech public administration Internal restructuring Public administration and defence 7,900
25/05/2002 Germany Dredsner Bank Internal restructuring Financial services 7,800
24/05/2002 European Union Dresdner Bank Internal restructuring Financial services 7,800
25/05/2002 Germany Dresdner Bank Internal restructuring Financial services 7,800
02/02/2021 World Siemens Energy Internal restructuring Manufacturing 7,800
08/07/2015 World Microsoft Internal restructuring Manufacturing 7,800
16/09/2020 World Mahle Internal restructuring Manufacturing 7,600
29/05/2020 Germany ZF Friedrichshafen Internal restructuring Manufacturing 7,500
17/12/2021 France Orange Business expansion Information / communication 8000 7,500