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 25,000 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 Company Restructuring type Sector Planned job creation Planned job reductions min
10/02/2020 France SOAT Business expansion Information / communication 100
10/02/2020 France Corsica Linea - MCM Business expansion Transportation / storage 150
06/02/2020 Poland Lidl Business expansion Retail 2000
06/02/2020 Czech Republic Job Air Technic (JAT) Business expansion Manufacturing 100
05/02/2020 Netherlands Mission Foods Offshoring/Delocalisation Manufacturing 133
05/02/2020 Ireland Fexco Business expansion Professional services 305
05/02/2020 Hungary Vitesco Technologies Hungary Business expansion Manufacturing 350
05/02/2020 Slovenia Lek Business expansion Manufacturing 140
05/02/2020 Lithuania Planas chuliganas Business expansion Information / communication 100
04/02/2020 Italy FCA Internal restructuring Manufacturing 320
04/02/2020 Italy JP Industries Closure Manufacturing 345
02/02/2020 Maxam Internal restructuring Manufacturing 100
02/02/2020 Slovakia Botex Offshoring/Delocalisation Manufacturing 140
01/02/2020 Romania McDonald's Business expansion Hotel / restaurants 500