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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 creationsort ascending Planned job reductions min
15/05/2012 Hungary MKB Bank Internal restructuring Financial services 165
22/05/2012 Finland Nokian Renkaat Offshoring/Delocalisation Manufacturing 120
22/05/2012 Germany Voith Internal restructuring Manufacturing 550
09/05/2012 Poland BNP Paribas Internal restructuring Financial services 410
17/04/2012 Poland Bank Przemysłowo-Handlowy (BPH) Internal restructuring Financial services 600
19/03/2012 Poland CitiHandlowy Internal restructuring Financial services 590
24/04/2012 Poland Nordea Bank Polska Internal restructuring Financial services 400
11/05/2012 Poland Kieleckie Kopalnie Surówców Mineralnych (KKSM) Bankruptcy Mining / quarrying 400
18/05/2012 Romania Compania Nationala Posta Romana Internal restructuring Transportation / storage 1,029
10/05/2012 Netherlands Royal Bank of Scotland Netherlands Internal restructuring Financial services 400
12/04/2012 Netherlands MCFE Closure Manufacturing 400
19/04/2012 Netherlands Radio Nederland Wereldomroep Internal restructuring Information / communication 270
02/04/2012 Netherlands Rotterdam Internal restructuring Public administration and defence 450
23/05/2012 France Jet Aviation Internal restructuring Manufacturing 270