Ligentia, a supply chain technology provider, has merged with VGL Solid Group, a freight and logistics provider.

The newly merged firm combines Ligentia’s network and upstream services with VGL’s expertise.

Nick Jones, CEO of VGL, commented, “We have enjoyed a fantastic relationship with VGL for many years, and this is an exciting milestone in our journey together. Both businesses thrive because of our aligned values and commitment to customers. The business will enhance our combined technology offering, provide new services and connect a diverse team ready to deliver our next phase.”

Ligentia has been supported by Rothschild, DC Advisory, Squire Patton Boggs, KPMG, Roland Berger and Addleshaw Goddard. VGL Solid Group has been supported by PwC, GKW, Skadden and KPMG. The deal is being financed with the support of Ligentia’s funders Partners Group and Santander.