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Advent Software hosts second annual `Advent Gives Back Day`


Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services for the global investment management industry, today announced that more than 300 Advent employees donated time to help a variety of local non-profit organizations during the Company's second annual 'Advent Gives Back Day' held on August 25, 2010. Organized by employees and in partnership with Hands on Bay Area, 'Advent Gives Back Day' is an extension of Advent Software's commitment to the communities in which its employees live and work.

Participants assisted with indoor and outdoor maintenance projects at locations in San Francisco and the East Bay with various organizations including: Alameda Point Collaborative, San Francisco Boys and Girls Clubs, Playworks, Episcopal Community Services, Dr. Charles Drew College Preparatory Academy and Literacy for Environmental Justice. Advent employees also provided job skills and interview coaching at Jewish Vocational Services and Treasure Island Job Corps and assembled care packages, back-to-school backpacks and educational materials for Ronald McDonald House, La Casa de las Madres, Youth Science Institute and YMCA Urban Services. Additional 'Advent Gives Back Day' activities for Advent employees based in New York and Boston are planned for Fall 2010.

'Community involvement is a cornerstone of our culture at Advent Software,' said Todd Gottula, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Global Accounts at Advent. 'For the second year in a row, 'Advent Gives Back Day' has provided a valuable opportunity for our employees to dedicate time toward making a positive impact in our local communities. We are proud of our employees' involvement and dedication to giving back to local organizations and we are committed to offering more opportunities, such as 'Advent Gives Back Day' that support our commitment to community.'

Advent's community involvement activities are centered around four areas: employee volunteerism, employee grant requests, corporate-level contributions and employee matching gift program. For more information about Advent Software's Community Involvement commitment, please visit: http://www.advent.com/about/overview/community-involvement.

The San Francisco Business Times recently named Advent 'Corporate
Education Partner of the Year' and adds Advent to its list of 'Top
Corporate Philanthropists in the Greater Bay Area.'

About Advent

Advent Software, Inc., a global firm, has provided trusted solutions to the world's financial professionals since 1983. Today firms in more than 50 countries rely 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 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.

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

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