Metropark USA Withdraws IPO Filing

Metropark USA Inc., a City of Industry-based specialty retailer whose mall-based stores are focused on fashion-oriented 20-30 year-olds, has withdrawn registration for a $100 million IPO. The company cited “changed circumstances regarding the securities market.”

Metropark originally filed for the IPO in June 2008, with Goldman Sachs serving as lead underwriter. It raised a small amount of expansion capital in 2007 from Claritas Capital. www.metropark.com