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.The full dataset can be made available for non-commercial research purposes. If interested, please submit a request to access the ERM dataset.

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 datesort descending Country Company Restructuring type Sector Planned job creation Planned job reductions min
25/08/2021 World YIT Internal restructuring Construction 250
25/08/2021 Romania Ministerul Afacerilor Interne Business expansion Public administration and defence 8546
25/08/2021 Finland YIT Group Internal restructuring Construction 200
27/08/2021 Spain Deelivers Business expansion Hotel / restaurants 1400
30/08/2021 Poland Nine's Restaurant & Sports Bar Business expansion Hotel / restaurants 100
31/08/2021 Lithuania Barbora Business expansion Retail 200
31/08/2021 Belgium Takeda Business expansion Manufacturing 100
01/09/2021 World Amazon Business expansion Retail 55000
01/09/2021 Poland Miinto Business expansion Information / communication 300
01/09/2021 Lithuania Domino's Pizza Business expansion Hotel / restaurants 400
01/09/2021 France Ayro Business expansion Manufacturing 100
02/09/2021 Latvia Kärcher Business expansion Manufacturing 200
02/09/2021 Poland Laboratoria Natury Business expansion Manufacturing 100
03/09/2021 World Covestro Internal restructuring Manufacturing 1,700