Entier, a Westhill, Scotland, UK-based catering company, received a £6.5m investment from Business Growth Fund.
The company plans to expand its overseas operations.
Founded in 2008 by CEO Peter Bruce and Mike Reilly, Entier serves meals to more than 4,500 people on oil and gas rigs and other remote installations around the world each day, along with hotel services such as cleaning, laundry, recreational & welfare services.
The company, which has a staff of 760, is currently present in 38 remote locations in 23 countries in Australia, Canada, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, and the United States. Major clients in the offshore sector include Apache, Awilco Drilling, EnQuest, Rowan Drilling and Technip.
Entier has developed the Fresh chain of cafés situated across Aberdeen as well as providing catering and hospitality services in 20 client offices including Stork, Helix and Archer. The company also recently acquired Wilde Thyme, a Perthshire-based catering firm, which runs the restaurants at Glamis Castle in Angus and the Glenturret Distillery in Perthshire and the caterer of choice at various venues including the new Barn @ Bara Castle in Aberdeenshire & Carlowrie, Cluny and Drumlanrig castles.