Donerail, McClatchy, AIM bid for Tribune Publishing
Donerail Group, McClatchy and AIM Media put in bids to buy Tribune Publishing Co., the Chicago Tribune reported.
e bids were up for discussion at the company's board meeting Nov. 5.
Tribune Publishing, formerly known as Tronc, owns the Chicago Tribune and e Baltimore Sun, Orlando Sentinel, the New York Daily News, the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, and a number of other papers.
California-based McClatchy has more than 30 newspapers in 14 states. New York-based investment rm the Donerail Group is led by ex-Starboard Value executive Will Wyatt. Texas-based AIM Media is headed by Jeremy Halbreich, an ex-chairman of Chicago's Sun-Times Media.