Financial Security Assurance Holdings Ltd. was slated to price an initial public offering late yesterday, sources involved in the deal said. Pricing information was not available, and sources said the offering might have been delayed by the Securities and Exchange Commission on a technicality.

AMBAC Inc. faced a similar snag during its IPO in 1991.

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