Waters Magazine Names Advent Software "Best Portfolio Management System Provider"

Waters Magazine Names Advent Software ‘Best Portfolio Management System Provider’

Industry Leader Recognized as Readers’ Choice for Third Consecutive Year

SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON – August 3, 2011 – Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services for the global investment management industry, announced today that it has been recognized by Waters Magazine as the ‘Best Portfolio Management System Provider’ in the publication’s annual readers’ choice rankings. The Waters Magazine annual rankings are compiled based on a poll of the magazine's 10,000 readers and recognize companies and solutions based on technological capabilities and industry expertise.

"For the past nine years Waters Magazine has turned to its expert reader base to determine which vendors lead in their respective fields for the Waters Rankings.  Once again, Waters readers have selected Advent as the Best Portfolio Management System Provider," says Rob Daly, Online/US Editor of Waters.

“We are proud to have been again recognized by the readers of Waters Magazine for our portfolio management solutions,” said Pete Hess, President, Advent Software. “Input from the industry we serve is instrumental in shaping our understanding of the market and enables us to continue to develop innovative solutions which meet the needs of investment management professionals.  We are always pushing ourselves to find new ways to add value to our clients by delivering technology and expertise to support their success.”

For more than 28 years, Advent Software has been delivering solutions designed to meet the mission-critical needs of the global investment management industry.  Through this depth of industry experience and partnerships with its clients, Advent has been able to turn insight into the needs of investment managers into industry leading solutions.  Advent’s portfolio management platforms help improve operational efficiency, productivity and client service levels for asset managers, investment advisors and hedge funds or alternative investment firms by automating processes, helping to ensure data accuracy and freeing up time and resources so that investment managers can focus resources on the needs of their businesses, instead of their technology.
To learn more about Advent’s solutions for asset managers, investment advisors and hedge funds or alternative investment firms please follow these links, or visit www.advent.com.

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/about/resources/demos/pr.

Advent, 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.

Media Contact:
Smita Topolski
Advent Software, Inc.
(415) 645-1668
stopolsk@advent.com