Trinity, the regional newspaper publisher, took another step towards launching a formal bid for Mirror Group when it asked the Department of Trade and Industry to refer its interest in the national newspaper group to the Monopolies and Mergers Commission. The move is likely to trigger an MMC inquiry which could last approximately three months. Regional Independent Media, a rival bidder, is likely to follow Trinity's example in the next few days.
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