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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.

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 minsortuj malejąco
18/03/2020 Sweden Nordic Choice Hotels Internal restructuring Hotel / restaurants 4,500
26/03/2020 United Kingdom The Restaurant Group Closure Hotel / restaurants 4,500
28/05/2020 European Union EasyJet Internal restructuring Transportation / storage 4,500
04/07/2019 United Kingdom William Hill Internal restructuring Arts / entertainment 4,500
05/08/2019 United Kingdom Tesco Internal restructuring Retail 4,500
12/04/2007 European Union Opel Internal restructuring Manufacturing 4,500
27/01/2009 World STMicroelectronics Internal restructuring Manufacturing 4,500
10/02/2006 United Kingdom QS and Bewise Bankruptcy/Closure Retail 4,500
05/02/2008 Netherlands KPN Internal restructuring Information / communication 4,500
12/09/2008 World NXP Semiconductors Internal restructuring Manufacturing 4,500
07/05/2008 France Caisse d'Epargne Internal restructuring Financial services 4,500
24/07/2003 World Kodak Internal restructuring Manufacturing 4,500
16/11/2004 Poland PKO BP Internal restructuring Financial services 4,500
05/09/2002 World Zurich Financial Services Internal restructuring Financial services 4,500