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 Companysorter i synkende rekkefølge Restructuring type Sector Planned job creation Planned job reductions min
30/07/2010 Hungary Zarges Tubesca Business expansion Manufacturing 100
30/07/2015 Poland Zarys International Group Business expansion Transportation / storage 100
16/01/2009 Poland ZASET Internal restructuring Manufacturing 200
19/05/2007 Poland Zasław Business expansion Manufacturing 200
11/01/2013 Bulgaria Zavod za remont na metrovlakove Business expansion Transportation / storage 150
14/01/2009 United Kingdom Zavvi Bankruptcy Retail 353
18/02/2009 United Kingdom Zavvi Bankruptcy Retail 446
09/09/2019 Poland Zbyszko Company Business expansion Manufacturing 100
12/05/2009 Czechia ŽDB Group Internal restructuring Manufacturing 500
21/11/2011 Czechia ŽDB Group Closure Manufacturing 160
21/09/2004 Germany ZDF Internal restructuring Information / communication 300
04/05/2017 Germany ZDF Internal restructuring Information / communication 141
07/04/2008 Slovenia Zdravilišče Laško Business expansion Health / social work 260
02/01/2018 Poland ZE PAK Closure Utilities 130