EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Restructuring in SMEs

Restructuring is part and parcel of the economic fabric in Europe, as companies must adapt to altered conditions in a bid to remain sustainable and competitive. Small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) constitute over 99% of European businesses and about 66% of private sector employment, so policymakers at all levels need to understand the specific challenges facing them to provide appropriate support for this backbone of the European economy. Eurofound’s report Restructuring in SMEs in Europe outlines the features peculiar to SMEs in their anticipation and management of restructuring. It also explores the main drivers of change and analyses the factors influencing successful restructuring. It offers a wide-ranging, comparative view of how restructuring impacts on workers and the company itself and puts forward several policy pointers for future action. The report draws on 85 company case studies which are available in this database. An overview of the restructuring in SMEs project is available.

85 items found
Company Country Type of Restructuring Sector Keywords
Polisport Plásticos, Portugal Portugal Internal restructuring Manufacturing
Transamerico, Luxembourg Luxembourg Internal restructuring Transportation / storage
Mermaid, Denmark Denmark Business expansion Manufacturing
Linette, Estonia Estonia Internal restructuring Manufacturing Globalisation
Golden Harvest, Malta Malta Internal restructuring Manufacturing Globalisation
PAA Baths, Latvia Latvia Business expansion Manufacturing Globalisation, Recession/Crisis
Manufacturing company, the Netherlands Netherlands Business expansion Manufacturing Globalisation
IT companies, Luxembourg Luxembourg Business expansion Information / communication
Foodstuff Company, Belgium Belgium Business expansion Manufacturing
Technofluid, Belgium Belgium Business expansion Manufacturing
Meble Bugajski, Poland Poland Business expansion Manufacturing
Furniture Company, Italy Italy Internal restructuring Manufacturing Recession/Crisis
Consultancy Company, United Kingdom United Kingdom Internal restructuring Professional services
CAM, Italy Italy Business expansion Manufacturing Recession/Crisis
Fitecom, Portugal Portugal Internal restructuring Manufacturing Greening
Cinoco Group, Belgium Belgium Business expansion Retail
Biliński,Poland Poland Business expansion Manufacturing Globalisation
Construction Company, Belgium Belgium Internal restructuring Construction Recession/Crisis
Biofun, Portugal Portugal Business expansion Manufacturing
Eesti Finantsteenuste Agentuur, Estonia Estonia Merger/Acquisition Professional services Recession/Crisis