Advent Software Features Robert Reich, Former US Secretary of Labor, at annual Spring User Conference

Advent Software Features Robert Reich, Former US Secretary of Labor, at annual Spring User Conference

San Francisco, CA, April 4, 2000 - Advent Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADVS) is pleased to announce that Robert Reich, economist and former Secretary of Labor, will be the Keynote Speaker at the company’s annual Spring User Conference in San Francisco on May 8-10, 2000. Also on the agenda as a featured speaker is Laura D’Andrea Tyson, Dean of the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley and former National Economic Advisor to President Clinton.

This year’s Spring Conference will offer Advent clients three days of industry, technology and product sessions with more than 70 speakers. Industry issues including straight-through processing, T+1 and 24-hour trading will be discussed, in addition to hands-on beginner and advanced Advent Office™ educational classes.

Advent will be introducing major new upgrades and enhancements to Advent Office, its flagship Enterprise Investment Management suite, at this year’s Spring Conference. The new offerings will focus on the industry’s need for tightly integrated software and data services.

Sponsors of Advent’s Spring User Conference include Baseline, Interactive Data, and Microsoft Corp. will be sponsoring the ‘Cyber Caf',’ an online information and communications center that will feature Microsoft Windows™ 2000.

Advent Software hosts two annual user conferences, and attracts more than one thousand investment professionals to its conferences each year. Mr. Reich and Dean Tyson join a growing list of notable Advent User Conference Keynote Speakers that include George Bush, 41st President of the United States, James A. Baker, former Secretary of State and White House Chief of Staff, Paul Volker, former Federal Reserve Chairman, and noted economist Arthur Laffer.

Advent Software offers a suite of software services that automate and integrate mission-critical functions of professional financial services organizations. Advent Office, the industry's first and only Enterprise Investment Management solution, is a suite of complementary products used to automate the entire range of investment management functions, including portfolio management, client relationship management, trade order management, data warehousing, partnership accounting, reconciliation management, and web-based portfolio, performance and analytic reporting. Advent has licensed its products to more than 5,800 financial institutions in 36 countries for use by more than 60,000 concurrent users.

Advent Software, Inc. is the leading provider of Enterprise Investment Management solutions. The company provides a suite of complementary products for the front, middle and back offices of investment management organizations. The company’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ National Market under the symbol ADVS.

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Kathleen Golden
Advent Software, Inc.
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San Francisco  CA  94107
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