Advent Software Recognized As "Best Places to Work"

Advent Software Recognized As "Best Places to Work"

Employee Satisfaction Survey Ranks Advent Among 125 Bay Area Companies for Fifth Consecutive Year

SAN FRANCISCO – August 2, 2011 – Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services for the global investment management industry, today announced that it was named among the ‘125 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area’ for 2011 by the San Francisco Business Times, Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal and East Bay Business Times. 2011 marks Advent’s fifth consecutive year receiving this distinction.

“Inclusion on this list reflects our employees’ dedication to maintaining Advent’s unique sense of workplace community and shared standards of excellence,” said John Brennan, Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Facilities at Advent. “We are committed to creating a work environment that encourages and supports our employees so that they remain engaged and excited about their work and can be proud of their roles in Advent’s success.”

This annual award recognizes companies that provide employees with a positive workplace experience and is based on employee evaluations of their work environment, compensation, and company management.  Advent was among 301 nominated companies based in 12 different counties in the greater Bay Area. Rankings were determined by the results of multiple-choice surveys that were collected from almost 200,000 individual employees. The rankings were divided into five categories based on size for equitable comparison. Advent Software was recognized in the ‘large companies’ category which includes companies with 500-1500 employees.

About Advent
Advent Software, Inc., a global firm, has provided trusted solutions to the world’s financial professionals since 1983.  Firms in more than 60 countries count on Advent technology to run their mission-critical operations.  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 operational risks and 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 http://www.advent.com/solutions.

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Advent Software, Inc.
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