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 creation Planned job reductions minsort ascending
08/09/2011 Poland Audio SAT Business expansion Manufacturing 100
15/08/2011 Czechia Siemens Business expansion Manufacturing 200
23/09/2011 Poland Weiss Business expansion Manufacturing 200
05/08/2011 Poland Crist Business expansion Manufacturing 400
01/10/2011 Czechia Hronovský Business expansion Manufacturing 200
27/09/2011 France Free Mobile Business expansion Administrative services 200
23/09/2011 France Technitoit Business expansion Construction 200
26/09/2011 Ireland BioWare Business expansion Information / communication 200
26/09/2011 Ireland PricewaterhouseCoopers Business expansion Professional services 300
13/09/2011 Bulgaria Lufthansa Technik Sofia Business expansion Transportation / storage 350
05/09/2011 France DCNS Business expansion Manufacturing 100
01/10/2011 France Niji Business expansion Information / communication 215
19/07/2011 Czechia LEGIOS Merger/Acquisition Manufacturing 150
25/07/2011 Bulgaria Ameta Holding Business expansion Manufacturing 400