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 22,000 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.

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Announcement date Country Company Restructuring type Sector Planned job creation Planned job reductions min
23/08/2019 Netherlands VDL Nedcar Internal restructuring Manufacturing 600
23/08/2019 United Kingdom Webhelp Business expansion Administrative services 100
23/08/2019 Spain Ryanair Closure Transportation / storage 512
22/08/2019 Czech Republic Škoda Auto Business expansion Manufacturing 650
22/08/2019 France BNP Paribas Securities Services Internal restructuring Financial services 500 500
22/08/2019 United Kingdom Morrisons Closure Retail 400
21/08/2019 United Kingdom Don-Bur Business expansion Manufacturing 100
21/08/2019 United Kingdom Ant Marketing Business expansion Administrative services 80
20/08/2019 Austria IKEA Business expansion Transportation / storage 150
19/08/2019 United Kingdom Spark Energy Business expansion Utilities 100
16/08/2019 Slovenia Gorenje Business expansion Manufacturing 100
15/08/2019 United Kingdom Caremark Broxtowe & Erewash Business expansion Health / social work 100
15/08/2019 United Kingdom Superdrug Business expansion Retail 250
14/08/2019 United Kingdom Royal Sanders Relocation Manufacturing 165