Vitamin Shoppe Files for Secondary Public Offering

Vitamin Shoppe Inc. (NYSE: VSI) filed to offer 5.5 million common shares in a secondary public offering. Sellers are expected to include private equity firm Irving Place Capital, which currently holds a 52.7% ownership position (14.25m shares).

The retailer last fall raised $162.1 million in its IPO, pricing its shares at $17 a piece. Its shares today closed at $24.21.