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.

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 creationsortuj malejąco Planned job reductions min
24/05/2018 Romania Mega Image Business expansion Retail 1500
15/02/2018 Italy Aldi Business expansion Retail 1500
19/02/2018 Italy Meridiana Business expansion Transportation / storage 1500
14/05/2018 France Assystem France Business expansion Professional services 1500
18/01/2005 Czechia Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group Business expansion Manufacturing 1500
04/12/2015 Czechia Lidl Business expansion Retail 1500
13/12/2015 United Kingdom Waitrose Business expansion Retail 1500
22/01/2016 Germany Amazon Business expansion Retail 1500
16/10/2014 Sweden Volvo Cars Business expansion Manufacturing 1500
08/12/2014 Romania Faurecia Seating Talmaciu Sucursala Valcea Business expansion Manufacturing 1500
20/01/2015 Bulgaria Sensor-Nite Industrial Business expansion Manufacturing 1500
05/12/2006 Czechia Siemens Czech Republic Business expansion Information / communication 1500
16/01/2007 Poland CCC Factory Business expansion Construction 1500
16/10/2006 Poland TVP Technology Business expansion Manufacturing 1500