Advent Recognized in FinTech 100 Ranking of Top Technology Companies by American Banker and Financial Insights

Advent Recognized in FinTech 100 Ranking of Top Technology Companies by American Banker and Financial Insights

SAN FRANCISCO – November 19, 2008 – Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services for the investment management industry, today announced that American Banker and the research firm Financial Insights ranked it as one of the top 100 financial technology vendors on the FinTech 100 Survey.  Advent placed number 44 in this year's ranking.

"Advent has a 25-year history of providing mission-critical solutions to meet the needs of our investment management clients, so it is extremely rewarding to be recognized in the FinTech 100 as a leader among technology companies serving the financial industry," said Stephanie DiMarco, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Advent.  "In this current uncertain economic landscape, it is more important than ever to provide innovative software that helps improve a company's bottom line, and this recognition demonstrates Advent’s strong commitment to developing and introducing new technologies to give our customers a competitive edge in today's marketplace."

The FinTech 100 categorizes and evaluates the top global hardware, software and service providers to the financial services industry based on calendar year revenues and the percentage of revenue attributed to financial services.  Compiled by American Banker and Financial Insights, an IDC company, the FinTech 100 is the world’s only ranking of such providers in the financial services industry.

About Advent
Advent Software, Inc. (www.advent.com), a global company, has provided trusted solutions to the world’s leading financial professionals since 1983.  Firms in 60 countries use Advent technology.  Advent’s quality software, data, services and tools enable financial professionals to improve service and communication to their clients, allowing them to grow their business while controlling costs.  Advent is the only financial services software company to be awarded the Service Capability and Performance certification for being a world-class support organization.  For more information on Advent products visit http://www.advent.com/about/resources/demos/pr

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Advent Software, Inc.
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jmiller@advent.com