Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Nov. 10, 2003) -- The Big Four accounting firms' "feeding frenzy" for Fortune 500 business is creating a windfall of middle-market business opportunity for the best of the accounting profession, a leading practice management consultant told some 700 practitioners at the Creative Solutions Inc. annual users conference here.

Allan D. Koltin, president of Chicago-based PDI Global, said that the Big Four now consider engagements with small capitalization companies that have annual revenues of $50 million to $500 million "the scraps." He added, “They don't want to deal with scraps. So my advice to you is to seize the opportunity."

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