More than 50 jobs saved as Aiken bought in pre-pack deal
More than 50 jobs have been saved after an offshore engineering firm was bought out of administration in a pre-pack deal.
Administrators from KPMG were appointed to Aberdeen-headquartered Aiken Group on Thursday, and yesterday a deal was completed to sell the business to Global Energy Group with 55 out of 61 jobs saved.
Aiken Group was established in 1987 and specialised in accommodation modules, providing technicians to offshore oil and gas operators to support the maintenance requirements of their living and catering areas.
KPMG said the company had suffered from “challenging” trading... read more