Advent Software Hosts First Annual Australasian Conference

Advent Software Hosts First Annual Australasian Conference

Melbourne, San Francisco, November 27, 2000 - Advent Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADVS) the leading provider of Enterprise Investment Management (EIM) solutions, is pleased to announce that it will hold its inaugural Australasian Users Conference on November 30 and December 1, in Melbourne, Australia. Advent will be introducing its clients there to several of its new technology solutions designed to enhance workflow and enable straight-through processing.

Advent Software Pty. Ltd, Advent's wholly owned Australian subsidiary, will host a comprehensive program for its Australasian and Pacific Rim-based customers, featuring industry-specific topics including a discussion of the Australasian economy, and how to employ technology to achieve superior client service, plus hands-on sessions that help users get the most out of their investment in Advent products. Scheduled to speak at the conference are Matthew Marks, Industry Manager, Finance Enterprise and Partner Group of Microsoft; Kevin Bailey, Managing Director of The Money Managers; and Stephanie DiMarco, Chairman and Founder of Advent Software.

"We're pleased to be presenting our clients with an in-depth program that gives them the latest information on industry initiatives and Advent's newest technology solutions, and also provides great networking opportunities with their peers in the industry," said Mark Stoermer, General Manager of Advent Software, Australia.

Advent's Australasian Conference builds on Advent's successful conference series, which includes two US-based and one European-based user conference annually. This year Advent hosted more than 2,000 participants from around the world to bring them the most up to date industry and product information.

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.

Contact:
Kathleen Golden
Advent Software, Inc.
301 Brannan Street
San Francisco  CA  94107
(415) 645-1336