Canceling its recent stock offering could force the Bank of New York to put the brakes on its acquisition plans, according to bank analysts.

Without $150 million in expected proceeds, the bank's tangible equity may be too thin to absorb th cost of a substantial acquisition and still satisfy regulators.

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