Südösterreich; Steiermark; Westliche Obersteiermark
Location of affected unit(s)
Bruck an der Mur, Graz, Klagenfurt, Villach, Salzburg, Wiener Neudorf, Freistadt
Wholesale Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Wholesale Of Household Goods
46.42 - Wholesale of clothing and footwear

210 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
22 August 2022
Employment effect (start)
19 October 2022
Foreseen end date


A. Hausmann, an Austrian wholesale company for clothing, has filed for bankruptcy in August 2022, six wholesale market branches were closed and 210 jobs were cut. All seven company units have been affected. Pandemic, energy price increases and the high inflation led to economic problems. By the end of January,  Due to a 'recovery plan' which facilitates and coordinates continuation of a portion of the comany, the head office will be able to continue to operate with 40 employees. Following the recovery plan, the company is to be continued by a restructuring plan in order to reduce debts. The cash flow is meant to pay the continued operation and part of the restructuring plan quota of 26 percent within two years. The managing director, Christoph Hausmann thanked the employees for their comittment and support until the closing at the end of the procedure. 



Eurofound (2022), A. Hausmann , Bankruptcy in Austria, factsheet number 108341, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/108341.