Advent Named Among Top 100 Places to Work in the Bay Area by San Francisco Business Times

Advent Named Among Top 100 Places to Work in the Bay Area by San Francisco Business Times

Advent Ranks No.18 Among Top Companies with 501-3,000 employees

SAN FRANCISCO – May 3, 2007 –  Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), the leading provider of software and solutions for the investment management industry, announced today that it was named among the 100 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times.  Advent ranked 18th among the top companies in its peer group of companies with between 501 and 3,000 employees.
 
The survey divided companies into five categories based on size, with rankings based entirely on employee survey responses.  The survey gauged employee satisfaction across ten different categories, including: team effectiveness, retention risk, alignment with goals, trust with co-workers, individual contribution, manager effectiveness, trust in senior leaders, feeling valued, work engagement and people practices.
 
“Advent is thrilled to rank among the very best of Bay Area employers,” said Stephanie DiMarco, Advent’s founder and CEO.  “Our employees’ high satisfaction with Advent validates our commitment to offering an innovative, challenging and stimulating work environment.  Advent’s clients say it’s our employees that make us stand out from our competitors, so we are especially proud of this distinction – it proves we have fostered a culture in which our more than 850 employees know they can thrive and grow.”
 
About Advent Software
Advent Software, Inc., a multi-national company, has provided trusted solutions to the world's leading financial professionals since 1983.  Firms in more than 60 countries using Advent technology manage investments totaling more than US $14 trillion.  Advent's quality software, data and services enable financial professionals to improve service and communication to their customers, allowing them to grow their business while controlling costs.  Advent is the only financial services software company to be awarded the Support Center Practices certification for being a world-class support organization.
 
Advent is a registered trademark of Advent Software, Inc.  All other company names or marks mentioned herein are those of their respective owners.
 
Contact:
Katherine Calvert
Advent Software
(415) 645-1853
kcalvert@advent.com