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 25,000 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 datesort descending Country Company Restructuring type Sector Planned job creation Planned job reductions min
09/11/2020 France Société Générale Internal restructuring Financial services 640
09/11/2020 United Kingdom Reach Printing Services Relocation Manufacturing 150
10/11/2020 Slovakia Trim Leader Closure Manufacturing 356
10/11/2020 Greece National Bank of Greece Internal restructuring Financial services 800
10/11/2020 France Naval Group Business expansion Manufacturing 100
10/11/2020 France Printemps Internal restructuring Retail 450
10/11/2020 Germany Outokumpu Internal restructuring Manufacturing 230
10/11/2020 France Repetto Internal restructuring Manufacturing 51
10/11/2020 Netherlands FrieslandCampina Offshoring/Delocalisation Manufacturing 227
10/11/2020 United Kingdom Petroineos Internal restructuring Manufacturing 187
10/11/2020 European Union FrieslandCampina Internal restructuring Manufacturing 1,000
10/11/2020 World Tyson Foods Business expansion Manufacturing 1850
11/11/2020 Romania Verifone Business expansion Information / communication 100
11/11/2020 Lithuania Hella Lithuania Business expansion Manufacturing 250