Company is not a Madoff client. Advent issues statement

Advent Software Issues Statement

Company is not a Madoff Client

SAN FRANCISCO – February 6, 2009 – Advent Software, Inc., (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services for the global investment management industry, today issued the following statement:

 We want to alert our clients, investors and shareholders that Advent Software is not a client of Madoff or any of his funds. 

The name Advent Software appeared on a list of Bernard Madoff’s clients published by The New York Daily News.  Advent’s name appeared on the list because we receive duplicate financial statements as “an interested party” on behalf of customers using Advent Wealth Service (AWS).  AWS is an outsourced data aggregation and reporting service for family offices, private client enterprises and high net worth advisors and managers.

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.  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. 

The Advent logo and Advent Software are registered trademarks of Advent Software, Inc.  All other company names or marks mentioned herein are those of their respective owners.


Investor Relations Contact:
Heidi Flaherty
(415) 645-1145
flaherty@advent.com  

Media Relations Contact:
Jessica Miller
(415) 645-1668
jmiller@advent.com