Animal Health Prices IPO

Animal Health International Inc., a Westlake, Texas-based distributor of animal health products, priced 11.8 million common shares at $11 per share ($10-$12 range), for an IPO take of approximately $129.8 million. It will trade on the Nasdaq under ticker symbol AHII, while JPMorgan served as lead underwriter. Charlesbank Capital Partners bought the company from Bain Capital in 2005, and held a 76.4% pre-IPO position. www.walcointl.com