Body Central Files for IPO

Body Central, a Jacksonville, Fla.-based apparel retailer focused on women in their late teens and twenties, has filed for an $86.25 million IPO. It plans to trade on the Nasdaq under ticker symbol BODY, with Piper Jaffray and Jefferies & Co. serving as co-lead underwriters.

The company reports $2.78 million in net income for 2009, on $198 million in revenue.

WestView Capital Partners holds a 31.57% pre-IPO ownership position, while PineBridge Investments holds a 29.84% stake. www.bodyc.com