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
15/01/2020 United Kingdom TSB Business expansion Information / communication 100
15/01/2020 Spain Schindler Offshoring/Delocalisation Manufacturing 119
15/01/2020 Spain TDCX Business expansion Information / communication 250
14/01/2020 France Auchan Retail France Internal restructuring Retail 135 677
14/01/2020 France Toyota Business expansion Manufacturing 1300
13/01/2020 France Celad Business expansion Information / communication 170
13/01/2020 Czech Republic Canpack Business expansion Manufacturing 160
13/01/2020 Lithuania Rocket Software Business expansion Information / communication 200
13/01/2020 Italy Ubi Banca Internal restructuring Financial services 150 150
13/01/2020 Poland Tesco Closure Retail 380
13/01/2020 Austria Rehau Offshoring/Delocalisation Manufacturing 113
13/01/2020 Spain Telefónica Internal restructuring Information / communication 500
10/01/2020 Netherlands AEB Internal restructuring Utilities 50
10/01/2020 United Kingdom Asda Internal restructuring Retail 2,832