Advent Software EMEA Hosts Fifth Annual Client Conference in Cannes

Advent Software EMEA Hosts Fifth Annual Client Conference in Cannes

Conference to Feature Advent's New Integrated Global Hedge Fund Solution

London, UK, 5th September, 2005 - Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of global investment management solutions, today announced that its annual EMEA Client Conference, in Cannes, France on September 8th and 9th, will showcase Advent for Global Hedge Funds, a superior technology solution featuring Advent's Geneva® global accounting system. At the conference Advent will host its global customers, providing them with the latest news on Advent solutions, commentary from industry experts, and high-level keynote presentations.

The event will also feature other product news from Advent, including the future vision of Moxy®, the world's most used trade order management system, and a preview of Advent's next generation portfolio management and accounting solution.

The conference offers an impressive array of renowned industry speakers providing insight to some of the industry's current challenges, issues and trends. Presentations will cover the new regulatory environment, business and IT strategies for wealth managers, STP and benchmarking operations, equity trading developments and a number of different views and approaches to outsourcing of operations. Clients will also attend product training sessions and have access to an interactive product laboratory.

"Successful clients are the foundation for the future growth of Advent. It is important to provide forums such as this conference, where clients share their thoughts and ideas, and where we can receive feedback on our future plans," said Hakan Valberg, General Manager Advent EMEA. "Over the two days of the conference there will be many examples of how we invest in our clients by continuing to provide new and expanded products and services that will enhance their competitive edge in the market," he said.

Advent for Global Hedge Funds
Advent for Global Hedge Funds, formally launched in June, combines portfolio or fund accounting, trading, and partnership accounting in a single integrated solution. This integration allows for a single point of data capture, ensures more efficient operations, and minimizes errors. Information is automatically updated throughout the system with each transaction, making accurate, reliable, real-time data readily available for decision making and investment reporting.

Advent's Global Hedge fund Solution includes Advent's newly developed Workflow Manager, a powerful integration platform that allows firms to easily and efficiently manage the workflows and data exchange between Geneva® and other applications. The solution also features full integration with Advent's Moxy® for trade order management, and Advent Partner® for partnership accounting.

Advent is the leading provider of technology solutions for hedge funds, with more than 500 alternative investment clients, including 15 of the 25 largest global hedge funds, seven of the top 10 global prime brokers, and six of the top 10 global fund administrators.
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ABOUT ADVENT
Advent Software, Inc., a multi-national company, has been providing trusted solutions to the world's leading financial professionals since 1983. Firms in 50 countries using Advent technology manage investments totaling more than US $8 trillion. Advent's quality software, data and services enable financial professionals to improve service and communication to their clients, allowing them to grow their business while controlling costs.

ADVENT and GENEVA, MOXY and ADVENT PARTNER are registered trademarks of Advent Software, Inc. or its subsidiaries. All other company names or marks mentioned herein are those of their respective owners.

Contacts:
EMEA
Paul Watthey
+44 (0)20 7631 9240
paul.watthey@advent.com

USA
Kathleen Golden
+1 415 645 1336
kgolden@advent.com