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CSAV Files for IPO

CSAV Holding Corp. (aka Chief Manufacturing), a Savage, Minn.-based maker of audio-visual mounting equipment and display solutions, has filed for a $201.25 million IPO. It plans to trade on the NYSE, with Wachovia Securities and Piper Jaffray serving as co-lead underwriters. Friedman Fleischer & Lowe led a 2003 buyout of CSAV, and currently stands as majority owner. Other shareholders include Fulham Investors and Performance Equity Management. www.chiefmfg.com