BROOKLYN FEDERAL JETTISONS KPMG: Brooklyn Federal Bancorp, the parent to Brooklyn Federal Savings Bank, dismissed its auditor, Big Four firm KPMG, and retained Beard Miller Co. as its replacement.According to a federal filing, KPMG's audit reports on Brooklyn Federal's financials didn't contain any adverse opinion or disclaimer of opinion. There were no disagreements between KPMG and the company over accounting matters.

DONALDSON ENGAGES VIRCHOW KRAUSE: Filtration systems manufacturer Donaldson Co. has engaged Virchow Krause & Co. as auditor for its employee stock ownership and retirement savings plans.

Virchow Krause succeeds Big Four firm PricewaterhouseCoopers as auditor on the account.

Donaldson reported no disagreements with PwC over accounting matters, and said that it would retain the firm as its independent accountant.

NBTY DISMISSES DELOITTE: Nutritional supplement provider NBTY dismissed Big Four firm Deloitte & Touche as its independent accountant, and named rival PricewaterhouseCoopers as its successor.

According to a filing, the change in auditors was not prompted by a disagreement over accounting matters.

SATCON APPOINTS VITALE CATURANO: SatCon Technology Corp., a Cambridge, Mass.-based developer and provider of digital control software and vibration test systems, has engaged the firm of Vitale Caturano as it new independent accountant.

Vitale Caturano replaces Grant Thornton as auditor.

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