Advent Software to Host Seminar on 130/30 Funds

Co-Sponsors of Event Include CIBC World Markets Research and CIBC Prime Brokerage

SAN FRANCISCO– March 3, 2008 – Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), the award-winning provider of software and solutions for the investment management industry, announced today that it is hosting a seminar in Toronto this week that will address the trends, opportunities and operational considerations associated with implementing 130/30 strategies in Canada.  The interactive event is co-sponsored by CIBC World Markets Research and CIBC Prime Brokerage.

Event: Implementing 130/30 Funds in Canada
Location: St. Andrew’s Club and Conference Center
Date: Wednesday, March 5th 

Speakers at the event include: Chris Momsen, Vice President of Sales and Marketing and Co-Head of Global Accounts for Advent; Yin Luo, Executive Director, Quantitative Strategy, Institutional Equity Research at CIBC World Markets; and Steve Banquier, Executive Director at CIBC Prime Brokerage.  The discussion will focus on the current state of the financial services market in Canada, as well as the operational requirements and available technologies used to support 130/30 funds. 

About Advent
Advent Software, Inc. (, 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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Jessica Miller
Advent Software, Inc.
(415) 645-1668