Advent Software Named One of the ‘100 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area’

Advent Software Named One of the ‘100 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area’

Advent’s Strong Management and Corporate Culture Recognized for Second Consecutive Year

SAN FRANCISCO – April 30, 2008 – Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), the award-winning provider of software and solutions for the investment management industry, today announced that it was named among the ‘100 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area’ for 2008 by the San Francisco Business Times, Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal and East Bay Business Times.  Advent ranked 8th in the category of companies with 501 to 1,500 employees.

"Advent is honored to again be recognized as one of the best places to work in the Bay Area; we place a high value on ensuring that Advent is a place where people like to work and where they can excel personally and professionally,” said Stephanie DiMarco, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Advent.  "Being named to this prestigious list for a second consecutive year confirms that we are succeeding in our efforts to provide a positive work environment that values its employees.  And our success would not be possible without the outstanding contributions of the entire Advent team.”    

The annual list is a joint project by the San Francisco Business Times, Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal and East Bay Business Times. The rankings were divided into five categories based on size for equitable comparison. The categories are: 25 to 50 employees; 51 to 100 employees; 101 to 500 employees; 501 to 1,500; and companies with more than 1,500 employees.  Winning companies were evaluated based on employee responses to a satisfaction survey on a range of topics including work culture, management practices and benefits.

About Advent
Advent Software, Inc. (www.advent.com), a global firm, has provided trusted solutions to the world’s leading financial professionals since 1983.  Firms in 60 countries use Advent technology and manage investments totaling nearly US $18 trillion.  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. 

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Contact:
Jessica Miller
Advent Software, Inc.
(415) 645-1668
jmiller@advent.com