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.

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Announcement date Country Company Restructuring type Sector Planned job creationsort descending Planned job reductions min
17/01/2011 European Union Airbus Business expansion Manufacturing 3000
21/01/2011 Poland Tesco Business expansion Retail 3000
30/06/2009 Poland Stocznia Szczecin Business expansion Manufacturing 3000
12/02/2009 World Microsoft Internal restructuring Information / communication 3000 5,800
06/06/2007 Slovenia Hit - Harrah's Business expansion Arts / entertainment 3200
13/04/2005 Poland Tesco Business expansion Retail 3200
27/04/2005 France PC City Business expansion Retail 3200
30/03/2012 France Auchan Internal restructuring Retail 3200 1,600
03/09/2018 European Union Jet2 Business expansion Transportation / storage 3250
28/08/2018 France Fonction publique d'État Internal restructuring Public administration and defence 3300 14,500
27/02/2017 United Kingdom Tesco Internal restructuring Retail 3300 1,700
21/09/2006 Slovakia Sony Slovakia Business expansion Manufacturing 3360
15/03/2005 Czech Republic Škoda Auto a.s. Business expansion Manufacturing 3370
30/03/2017 Germany Bosch Business expansion Manufacturing 3400