Daily Mail Considering Bid for Yahoo Assets

Marissa Mayer, chief executive if Yahoo.

Ramin Rahimian for The New York Times

LONDON — The Daily Mail, a British tabloid newspaper and website, confirmed on Monday that it had discussed with other investors a potential bid for assets of Yahoo.

The announcement by the media company came as about a week ahead of a deadline for buyers to submit first round offers for Yahoo’s core assets.

“Given the success of DailyMail.com and Elite Daily, we have been in discussions with a number of parties who are potential bidders,” a DailyMail.com spokeswoman said. “Discussions are at a very early stage and there is no certainty that any transaction will take place.”

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