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
08/07/2020 Netherlands Maison van den Boer Internal restructuring Hotel / restaurants 140
08/07/2020 Spain Eroski Business expansion Retail 156
08/07/2020 Czechia AGC Automotive Czech Internal restructuring Manufacturing 200
08/07/2020 France La Halle aux chaussures Merger/Acquisition Retail 2,200
07/07/2020 Germany Lufthansa Internal restructuring Transportation / storage 11,000
07/07/2020 Czechia Okin BPS Internal restructuring Information / communication 505
07/07/2020 Italy Ferrero Business expansion Manufacturing 150
06/07/2020 Germany Premium Aerotec Internal restructuring Manufacturing 2,800
03/07/2020 Belgium AGC Glass Europe Internal restructuring Manufacturing 95
03/07/2020 Germany Sanofi Internal restructuring Manufacturing 800
03/07/2020 Romania Lactalis Internal restructuring Manufacturing 158
02/07/2020 Romania Altex Business expansion Retail 1000
02/07/2020 France Stelia Aerospace Internal restructuring Manufacturing 704
02/07/2020 France ATR Internal restructuring Manufacturing 186