New Private-Equity Player Shows Interest in Tribune Newspapers
Posted: 3/15/2013  |  By: David Roeder | Chicago Sun-Times
The list of potential buyers for Tribune Co. newspapers is growing, with a Chicago-based private equity investor saying Wednesday that he wants to see the company’s books.

His name is Lee Mitchell, and while he’s not as well known as Rupert Murdoch, the conservative Koch brothers or others in the Tribune mix, his background could make him a contender.