Sky News: Trinity Mirror approached Mecom for merger

Sky News blogger Mark Kleinman reports today that Trinity Mirror made a secret merger approach to Mecom, one of Europe’s biggest regional newspaper publishers.

According to the Sky News report, Trinity Mirror, which publishes the Daily Mirror and around 150 regional titles in the UK, approached Mecom with an all-share merger offer in November but was rebuffed.

A spokesman for Trinity Mirror told today that it doesn’t comment on market speculation.

Mecom has not yet responded to a request for comment.

Full Sky News blog post at this link.

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