Advent Software Expands Advent Custodial Data® in Canada with Addition of Scotiatrust™

TORONTO and SAN FRANCISCO – November 21, 2012 – Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services for the global investment management industry, announced today that it has added Scotiatrust, a wholly owned subsidiary of Scotiabank (TSX: BNS, NYSE:BNS), to its Advent Custodial Data® (ACD) network.

Scotiatrust is a leading Canadian provider of personal trust services and personal and institutional custodial services, offering a complete range of estate, trust and agency services to individuals, family offices, charitable organizations and institutional investors.

“We are very pleased to welcome Scotiatrust to the ACD network. Advent has served the Canadian market for over 20 years and we are proud to add this industry leader to our network. Thousands of firms rely on us to drive operational ease through fully automated data and I know our many common clients will be excited to reap the benefits of this connectivity,” said George McLaughlin, Senior Director of Data Services at Advent.

“Scotiatrust delivers client-focused solutions through highly personalized relationships, and innovative technology goes hand in hand with that philosophy,” said David MacBeth, National Director of Scotiatrust Custody Services. “Working with the Advent network brings us closer to our clients and their investment advisors, enabling everyone to focus on financial planning priorities. We look forward to continuing to deliver high quality services that meet the growing and diversified needs of our trust and custody clients.”

Used by over 2,700 firms to reconcile and report on over 2.5 million investment accounts, ACD is an extensive, reliable, and functionally robust custodial data aggregation service. ACD delivers comprehensive data sourced directly from custody systems of record and is delivered through secure data feeds developed in partnership with each custodian. Instead of managing multiple connections, file formats, and processing workflows, clients can retrieve their standardized files from all of their custodians from one single source.

About Advent
Advent Software, Inc. (, 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 and services organization.  For more information on Advent products visit

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About Scotiatrust
Scotiatrust is proud to be one of Canada’s leading providers of Personal Trust Services and Personal and Institutional Custodial Services - offering a complete range of Estate, Trust and Agency services delivered through its network of 17 trust branches across Canada.  As a subsidiary of Scotiabank ("the Bank"), Canada's most international Bank, Scotiatrust is strategically positioned to provide its clients with access to the domestic and international products and services of Scotiabank.  Scotiatrust is an integral part of the Bank’s Wealth Management Division, providing services under the umbrella of the Scotia Private Client Group. For more information on Scotiatrust’s products and services visit:

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