Advent Software CEO Stephanie DiMarco Named Most-Admired CEO

DiMarco Honored by the San Francisco Business Times

SAN FRANCISCO - November 19, 2007 - Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), the leading provider of software and solutions for the investment management industry, today announced that Stephanie DiMarco, Advent's founder and Chief Executive Officer, has been named Most-Admired CEO of a small public company by the San Francisco Business Times.

Under DiMarco's steadfast leadership, Advent has become one of the world's leading providers of software and services to the investment management industry. From its founding in 1983 to record annual revenues last year, DiMarco has built Advent into a global company with 4,500 clients in 60 countries around the world.

In receiving this honor, DiMarco was recognized for her outstanding contributions to the technology industry and the community, as well as her personal commitment to Advent's financial performance and innovation. Award recipients were selected by a panel of judges comprised of San Francisco Business Times journalists and several Bay Area business leaders.

"I am very honored to receive this recognition, however the credit for Advent's success really belongs to the extraordinary team we have at the company," said Stephanie DiMarco, Chief Executive Officer and founder of Advent. "They continually demonstrate their dedication to our success and have helped us grow into the company we are today."

Prior to founding Advent almost 25 years ago, DiMarco worked in the investment industry as a financial analyst and portfolio manager. She currently serves on the Advisory Board of the College of Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, and is a board member of the San Francisco Foundation, where she chairs the Foundation's Investment committee. DiMarco holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley.

About Advent

Advent Software, Inc. (, a multi-national 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 $14 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.

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

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