Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group LLC, a Wichita, Kan.-based steakhouse operator, has withdrawn registration for a $100 million IPO, citing “current public market conditions.” It had originally filed in October 2007, with Piper Jaffray serving as lead underwriter. Lone Star Funds acquired the company in late 2006.
Liquidnet Holdings Inc., a New York-based operator of an institutional trading platform, will delay its plans to go public until 2010, according to a Reuters interview with company CEO Seth Merrin. The company had originally planned to price its $500 million offering this quarter. Shareholders include TH Lee Putnam Ventures (12.29 percent), Summit Partners (7.42 percent) and Technology Crossover Ventures (7.42 percent).