CompBenefits Files for $150 Million IPO

CompBenefits Corp., a < ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Roswell, Ga.-based provider of dental and vision benefit plans, has filed for a $150 million IPO. It plans to trade on the Nasdaq under ticker symbol CBEN, with Goldman Sachs and Banc of America Securities serving as co-lead underwriters. Shareholders include TA Associates (24.05% pre-IPO stake), GTCR (19.25%), Nautic Partners (11.49%) and Wolverine Investment (10.42%). < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />