Based in Inverness, Global provides engineering services to a variety of energy sectors, from helping repair a drilling rig to refurbishing a hydro-electric scheme. In April, Japanese giant Mitsui took a 25% stake for an undisclosed sum, to help fund acquisitions, the latest target being Aberdeen’s A&B Welding. Global was founded by chairman Roy MacGregor.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank151
CompanyGlobal Energy Group
ActivityEnergy services provider
LocationInverness
Sales £m*249.8
Operating profit £m*11.1
Main shareholdersMitsui (25%), MacGregor family (75%)
Staff4,015
Founded2005
Websitewww.gegroup.com

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