INM owner Mediahuis signals interest in UK Telegraph group

Move to buy titles from Barclay brothers would reunite them with former boss Murdoch Mac Lennan

Mediahuis chief executive Gert Ysebaert, who said the comapny is open to considering a bid for the UK Telegraph group.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Mediahuis chief executive Gert Ysebaert, who said the comapny is open to considering a bid for the UK Telegraph group. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Belgian media group Mediahuis, the owner of Independent News and Media, has said it is potentially interested in buying the Telegraph newspapers from the Barclay brothers, a move that would reunite the titles with their former chief executive Murdoch Mac Lennan.

Although no formal discussions have taken place, Gert Ysebaert, chief executive, said he was looking for acquisitions.

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