Press Release

Advent Software Wins for Third Consecutive Year at MENA Fund Manager Fund Services Awards

Award confirms Advent’s position as one of the region’s leading technology providers

SAN FRANCISCO, LONDON, and DUBAI – March 17, 2015 – Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services for the global investment management industry, today announced that it has been named the “Best Fund Accounting and Reporting Software Provider” for the third consecutive year at the 2015 MENA Fund Manager Fund Services Awards recently held in Dubai.

In recognizing Advent Software’s contribution to the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) market, the panel of judges shared that the honor was awarded as a result of Advent’s expertise in providing integrated software solutions to the world’s leading fund management companies operating in the region.

Rob Langston, editor of MENA Fund Manager (MENA FM), and one of the judges, commented on the decision process: “Congratulations to Advent Software on their win for the third consecutive year as ‘Best Fund Accounting and Reporting Software Provider’ at the MENA FM Fund Services Awards. Our awards are designed to recognize service providers who have demonstrated growth, client satisfaction, innovation, and adaptability in the last year. Our panel of industry judges had little hesitation in choosing Advent based on these criteria and noted that they remain one step ahead of the competition in the region.”

“We are honored to once again receive this coveted award as it underscores our deep commitment to delivering innovative and reliable solutions to the MENA market,” said Håkan Valberg, President, Advent Software EMEA. “Advent provides mission critical software solutions to more than 40 leading investment management firms in the region, and we attribute much of our success to our deep understanding of regional investment management practices and our focus on building long term business relationships by working collaboratively with clients to help them thrive and be competitive in the region.”

Advent adds this award to a long list of accolades it has earned over the last 12 months, including: Best Portfolio Management Solution and Best Client Communications and Reporting Solution Awards, WealthBriefing GCC Regional Awards 2014; Best Buy-Side Portfolio Accounting Platform and Best Buy-Side CRM Platform, Buy-Side Technology Awards 2014; Best Fund Accounting and Reporting Software, HFM US Hedge Fund Services Awards; Best Technology Provider, Investment Week Fund Services Awards 2014; Best Client Reporting System, Systems in the City; Best Portfolio Management Solution, WealthBriefing European Awards 2014; Best Client Communications & Reporting, WealthBriefing Switzerland & Liechtenstein Awards 2014; Leading Margin Management Provider Award, The Hedge Fund Journal; Best Fund Accounting and Reporting System 2014, Hedgeweek; Best Technology Platform 2014, Private Asset Management Magazine; and Best Fund Accounting Platform, Global Custodian.

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Paul Watthey
Advent Software EMEA
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Kendall Reischl
Advent Software, Inc.
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